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Advanced Supercapacitor Launch Assist that blends with lithium ion and fuel-cell

Sounds like a drag strip feature to me.

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If you think batteries are expensive, try hydrogen fuel cells.

Toyota’s cost for the fuel cell stack in the Mirai is about $50k


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thanks for posting this. Nikola is a super-exciting company to watch. They're biting off a lot and if they can continue to do it all and get it done it will be amazing.

they've changed/flipped on their powertrains last I read they were into hydrogen fuel and this seems to confirm that. It could put them way ahead of Tesla in the heavy duty truck category. But one of the big challenges they all have is infrastructure. Charging (for Tesla) and hydrogen fueling for Nikola. But big trucking companies can put in hydrogen fuel stations pretty easily and the gas stations will follow.

Now that Nikola is going into competition with Tesla's Funkytruck ("Cybertruck") and Rivian, they may just have an advantage that could make them the winner. And if that happens and hydrogen explodes (pun intended) in popularity, watch out Tesla and Rivian. They'll all likely make it in one form or another but the wildcard will continue to be the other huge automakers who are busy working on their own vehicles (like Chevy's Hummer).





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Inst this the same company that had the environmentally friendly UTV at the sand show? The UTV that could tear up mother nature but its less impactful because its battery powered?
 

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Inst this the same company that had the environmentally friendly UTV at the sand show? The UTV that could tear up mother nature but its less impactful because its battery powered?
They have a couple UTVs. Military and consumer. Also have a sit down personal watercraft. I have spent some time in their R&D shop for some alternative fuel classes I’m putting on for work. It’s an amazing company with a state of the art facility. Hydrogen power is a legit system.
 

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I could rock that or the Rivian. The tesla....No.
 
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