Nikola Corporation has officially opened its maiden HYLA hydrogen refueling station in Southern California. Capable of fueling up to 40 Nikola hydrogen fuel cell electric Class 8 trucks daily, this facility marks a pivotal development in the company's commitment to sustainable transportation.
In alignment with its strategic vision, Nikola's energy brand, HYLA, plans to establish an extensive hydrogen station network for Nikola customers in collaboration with partner stations. The company aims to implement up to 60 hydrogen refueling solutions in the coming years, with a targeted deployment of nine stations by the close of Q2 2024.
Ole Hoefelmann, President of Nikola Energy, expressed excitement about the milestone, stating, “We are thrilled to open the first HYLA hydrogen refueling station in Southern Calif., marking a significant milestone for Nikola and offering convenient access for our customers.” Hoefelmann emphasized the company's dedication to facilitating the transition to a zero-emission trucking future and ensuring convenient access to a hydrogen solution network, adding, “Once the nine planned solutions are in place by mid-2024, Nikola will have established one of the world's largest heavy-duty hydrogen refueling networks, providing customers accessibility at their current locations and along their planned routes.”