Hino Trucks Debuts XL8 Fuel Cell Electric Truck Prototype


Hino Trucks has revealed its first Class 8 XL8 prototype powered by a hydrogen fuel cell electric drivetrain.

“It’s amazing what our team has been able to accomplish in a relative short period of time. I know our customers are going to be extremely impressed with this fuel cell electric truck,” said Glenn Ellis, senior vice president of customer experience. “We are looking forward to validating the performance, reliability and efficiency of our hydrogen fuel cell electric system in the XL Series chassis.”

“From our Project Z announcement last October, we have received significant interest from customers, and now we have something tangible to show them in our prototype FCEV” states Bob Petz, senior vice president of vehicle and parts sales.

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