Toyota and Kenworth partner with Port of Los Angeles for green energy trucking


Zero-emission trucks could soon haul goods from the Port of Los Angeles to the Los Angeles basin, following a new partnership between Kenworth Truck Company and Toyota Motor North America.

On Tuesday, both companies announced development of 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680 trucks powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cells. The collaboration is part of a $41 million grant awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), with the Port of Los Angeles as the prime applicant. That grant is just one part of an $82 million program that will install fuel cell electric tractors, hydrogen fueling infrastructure, and zero emissions cargo handling equipment at the ports and in Los Angeles basin in 2020.

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