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Dachser puts first hydrogen trucks into practical use

In the coming year, the logistics service provider in Magdeburg will put a 27-ton Hyundai Xcient truck on the road.

The zero-emission truck will be used for regional distribution and nighttime scheduled services to Berlin. Another truck with a hydrogen fuel cell, the Enginius Bluepower with a gross weight of 19 tonnes, will make deliveries for Dachser to Hamburg’s city center from mid-2023.

Dachser is pushing ahead with practical testing of zero-emission truck drive technologies and will put two hydrogen fuel cell (FCEV) trucks into practical use in Germany in 2023.

In Magdeburg, a Hyundai Xcient hydrogen fuel cell truck is expected to be on the road for Dachser from the beginning of 2023. The vehicle, which has a gross vehicle weight of 27 tons and 18 pallet spaces, has a range of up to 400 kilometers, so it can be used in two-shift operation. The truck will be driven by a female and a male professional driver who will complete their