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Stop Putting Deposits Down on Non-Existent Electric Pickup Trucks

If you look into buying a brand-new electric pickup truck, you’ll be met with several options available from various companies. However, they all have one thing in common; none of their pickup trucks have ever made it to production. Despite this, almost all of these EV companies will allow buyers to put down deposits of …
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Hybrids & Electrics

Nikola Gives General Motors Cold Feet

Recently, it seems like General Motors was ready to go all-in by partnering with Nikola to provide parts for their electric vehicles. Now it looks as if GM could be considering backing out of the deal.  Will General Motors partner with Nikola?  According to AutoBlog, General Motors and Nikola have not finalized their deal to …
2022 Nikola Badger parked in field
Trucks & SUVs

General Motors Backs Nikola Electric Trucks With $2 Billon

General Motors feels confident about partnering with Nikola because they spent $2 billion to build a strategic partnership. With this deal, GM gets 11% of the ownership of this electric truck start-up business.  General Motors partners with Nikola  Nikola electric trucks just got pretty serious by merging with General Motors to secure lower battery and …
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Nikola Motors Adds Electric Powersports to Pickup and Semi Lineup

Nikola Motors is a name that may have been heard in relation to electric vehicles. The company has an electric pickup about to be launched, as well as three different types of electric semi tractor-trailers. Nikola was also recently on the news for having raised more in its public offering in the stock market than …
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Trucks & SUVs

Nikola Is Matching Deposits For Its Badger Truck

Tesla may have recently unveiled its Cybertruck, but the electric pickup wars are just starting up. Nikola Motors is a relatively new automaker that’s aiming to make electric cars and trucks just like Tesla is doing. However, Nikola’s electric pickup truck, the Badger, has something that Teslas don’t have, and it’s now available for pre-order. …
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Hybrids & Electrics

Nikola Motors’ Hydrogen Semi-Trucks Are One Step Closer to Production

Although they have some advantages over battery-powered EVs, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles still have a ways to go. And a lot of their issues, especially with semi-trucks, is down to access. EV fast chargers are still not ubiquitous—hydrogen refueling stations are even rarer. Really, California is the only place in the US where they work. However, …
Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk unveils the all-electric battery-powered Tesla's Cybertruck at Tesla Design Center
Hybrids & Electrics

How Nikola’s Badger Truck Is Gaining on the Tesla Cybertruck

With the Nikola and Tesla companies both named after the same inventor and electrical engineer, it might be expected that they’d both develop electric pickup trucks. The Tesla Cybertruck had a splashy launch last fall, and the Nikola Badger was just recently announced. Here’s a look at both. The Tesla Cybertruck Tesla unveiled the Cybertruck …
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Hybrids & Electrics

Nikola Badger Is a Hydrogen Truck With Range for Days

Another competitor has just jumped into the already-crowded electric pickup truck pool. But at least Nikola Motors is bringing something new to fight against GMC, Tesla, Rivian, and Bollinger. That ‘something new’ is a different approach to extended EV range. Simply building larger batteries won’t cut it. But fast-charging infrastructure isn’t quite extensive enough, and …