‘We’re going to completely control trucking in America’ – Nikola’s Trevor Milton

Nikola founder tells Martin Kahl the company has its sights set on becoming one of the top truck manufacturers in Europe and the US

Automotive World Magazine – July 2020

Heavy trucks, according to the California Air Resources Board (CARB), are the US state’s largest single source of vehicular air pollution, “responsible for 70% of the smog-causing pollution and 80% of carcinogenic diesel soot even though they number only 2 million among the 30 million registered vehicles in the state.” No great surprise, then, that in late June 2020, California would adopt the world’s first mandate for emissions-free truck sales; binding annual targets from 2024 to 2035 require truck manufacturers to sell zero emissions trucks. By 2045, notes CARB, every new truck sold in California will be zero-emission….

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