Hydra teams with First Truck Centre for hydrogen retrofits


Hydra Vitality has teamed with First Truck Centre for installations of its hydrogen/diesel retrofit techniques.

Hydra says the retrofits curb carbon emissions by as much as 40% per truck with out degrading efficiency or growing gasoline prices. First Truck Centre’s 13 Western Canada areas are being educated on the set up course of and can develop into official Hydra conversion package installers.

They can even be capable of present ongoing upkeep, Hydra introduced. And First Truck Centre will act as a liaison of types between its current buyer base and Hydra, offering the corporate with buyer suggestions.

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“Furthering relationships like this one with First Truck Centre is the quickest means for Hydra to transform extra heavy-duty automobiles to run on each hydrogen and diesel. It’s additionally essential that we work with companions who’ve current relationships with fleets so Hydra’s two-day conversion and any ongoing upkeep could be executed regionally,” mentioned Hydra CEO Jessica Verhagen. “We’re honored to work alongside the First Truck Centre group and welcome their skilled enter as we proceed to good our economical, transition answer on the street to Web Zero.”

“After seeing first-hand a Hydra-converted truck performing so effectively within the powerful Northern Canadian circumstances of maximum chilly, difficult terrain, and heavy payloads, we knew we needed to study extra concerning the firm and their answer,” added First Truck Centre president Rod Graham.

First Truck Centre and Dymin are engaged on 64 hydrogen truck conversions in Prince George, B.C. The vans will likely be fueled at a fueling station Hydra is constructing, which it claims would be the world’s largest. It’s scheduled to be operational by the tip of 2023.


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