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Q&A with Nikola Motor CEO Trevor Milton

April 22, 2019 by John Smith

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz — Nikola Motor CEO Trevor Milton has introduced his Nikola Two hydrogen-electric truck to the world. We sat down with him to discuss his thoughts on fueling infrastructure, the competition, hydrogen vs. electric trucks, and why he thinks truck drivers will be eager to switch from diesel.

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Nikola’s hydrogen-electric trucks rolling closer to reality

April 17, 2019 by John Smith

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Nikola CEO Trevor Milton brought his dream of a hydrogen-electric truck one step closer to the marketplace on Tuesday, in a showcase that included looks at the Nikola Two destined for North America and Nikola Tre for Europe.

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Nikola to manufacture in Arizona

January 30, 2018 by John Smith

PHOENIX, AZ – Nikola Motor announced today that it will build hydrogen-electric semi trucks at a new 1-million-square-foot facility on the west side of Phoenix, Arizona, in nearby Buckeye. The announcement represents more than US $1 billion in capital investment […]

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‘The future is here’: Nikola CEO

May 11, 2017 by John Smith

GATINEAU, QC – The founder and Chief Executive Officer of Nikola Motor Company suggests today’s truck manufacturers face a fate similar to Kodak, which watched its film business collapse during the advent of digital cameras.

“They [Kodak] were so powerful that they never expected to change anything,” Trevor Milton said in an address to the 66th annual meeting of the Quebec Trucking Association. “Why change something that already works?”

His Utah-based company is certainly looking to reinvent the idea of a Class 8 truck, as it looks to produce a hydrogen-powered electric model known as the Nikola One.

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Nikola names Chief Financial Officer

February 15, 2017 by John Smith

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – Nikola Motor Company has hired Jonathan Spira as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), at a time when the company focuses on expansion and funding efforts to put the first zero-emission heavy duty vehicles on the road.