Buccaneer Zepp.solutions has unveiled more specifications and the name for their new hydrogen fuel cell powered truck: ‘Europa’. The zero-emission vehicle is designed as an answer to the most deployed mode of heavy-duty road transportation, the diesel 4×2 tractor unit.
The Europa truck boasts several features that make it a game-changer in the transportation industry. With a long range, sleeper cab, quick refuelling and the ability to pull an ISO trailer (13.6 m / 45 ft container), it offers the same ease of operation and payload capacity as a diesel equivalent. The vehicle is based on a proven chassis from a renowned truck manufacturer.
The first vehicles will enter operation in Q4 2023 as 4×2 tractor units with 350 bar hydrogen storage systems. With more than 50 kg of usable hydrogen on board, the vehicles will have a range of more than 700 km. In late 2024, the truck will also become available in a 700-bar hydrogen storage version (>80 kg usable H2), pushing the range to well over 1000 km on a single filling. The full specifications of the Europa truck can be found here.
Taking stock of interest
Interested parties can register their interest on zepp’s website starting today, without obligations. By registering, customers will be able to secure a priority spot in the production queue. More specifications and the final design will be unveiled along with the delivery of the first two trucks to launching customers BCTN Group and VOS Transport Group in Q4 of this year.
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