By Kirsten Korosec @kirstenkorosec Tech Crunch
Nikola Motor has started taking reservations for Tre, the startup’s first hydrogen-electric truck built for the European market.
Nikola Motor, which less than a year ago announced plans to build a $1 billion hydrogen-electric semi truck factory in a suburb of Phoenix, said it’s in the preliminary planning stages to identify the proper location for its European manufacturing facility.
European testing is projected to begin in Norway around 2020, the company said.
The Tre — it means three in Norwegian — is still years away from production. CEO Trevor Milton said production will begin around the same time as its U.S. version between 2022 and 2023. Read more