Tom’s Truck Middle Provides Nikola Class 8 Tre Semi-Vans To EV Truck Lineup

Tom’s Truck Middle, a business truck gross sales and repair agency primarily based in Southern California, has added the Class 8 Nikola Tre battery-electric car to its electrical business truck lineup. Nikola’s zero-emissions vans are already on sale at Tom’s Truck Middle’s two dealerships, that are positioned alongside Interstate 5 in Santa Ana, California, and Santa Fe Springs, California. The Nikola Tre hydrogen gas cell electrical car is anticipated to be obtainable by the top of the yr.

The Nikola Tre FCEV will be capable to go as much as 500 miles on a tank of hydrogen, whereas the Nikola Tre BEV is predicted to go as much as 330 kilometers on a single cost. The Nikola Tre FCEV presently has 4 HYLA model’s hydrogen stations positioned within the cities of Ontario, Colton, West Sacramento, and a parcel servicing the Port of Lengthy Seashore by which to refuel. Moreover, Tom’s Truck Middle gives two simply accessible areas for charging, with “quick chargers” accessible at every of the 2 Tom’s Truck Middle dealerships n California.


Nikola Company has had its ups and downs because it launched in 2014. However Nikola’s built-in vitality and zero-emissions truck portfolio and the growing hydrogen provide and refueling infrastructure has helped it to “carry on trucking.” The corporate is rising to the highest of the heavy-duty transportation trade by delivering a small however regular stream of all-electric semis to actual clients for a little bit over a yr now.

Tom’s Truck Middle presently gives GreenPower EV cargo vans, Ford EV Transit cargo vans, and REE EV Platforms along with Nikola zero-emission automobiles. Tom’s will begin promoting Hino and Isuzu EV vans subsequent yr.

“We’re devoted to supporting the transition to zero-emission automobiles within the business truck house and including Nikola Tre BEVs, and shortly Nikola Tre FCEVs, is the proper addition,” stated Tom’s Truck Middle President and CEO KC Heidler. “Changing automobiles of this measurement to electrical shall be a sport changer in decreasing general emissions. We have now already seen strong gross sales of the brand new Nikola vans; we accomplished our first 14 BEV gross sales final month, that are anticipated to take supply in Might, and are on observe for much more within the coming months.”

In case you are occupied with buying a  zero-emission truck from Tom’s, there are monetary incentives obtainable to hurry up the transition of economic automobiles to zero-emission applied sciences, because of the California Air Assets Board. With its Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Venture (HVIP), California is “paving the way in which” by making transportation extra accessible to patrons via the distribution of point-of-sale vouchers.


As an example, a purchaser can get an electrical truck for across the identical worth as a diesel truck through the use of a BEV coupon value between $120,000 and $186,000. Members of the Tom’s Truck Middle staff work intently with HVIP and different incentive companions and are fairly educated in regards to the business EV market and obtainable alternate options for charging infrastructure to assist clients.

“The longer term is the transition to zero-emission automobiles, and we’re devoted to being the leaders within the business truck house,” added Heidler. “We’re thrilled to have these automobiles now obtainable on web site at our dealerships so everybody can expertise these new electrical vans in individual.”

Tom’s Truck Middle was established in 1949 and remains to be round as we speak! Frequently including zero-emission vans just like the Class 8 Nikola Tre to its lineup will almost certainly imply that Tom’s shall be round for a fairly a while and is in it for the” lengthy haul.”

Supply & pictures: Businesswire


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