In the process of transitioning to electricity, Daimler Trucks wants to use hydrogen-based fuel cells for flexible and challenging long-haul use. In this way, a range of 1,000 kilometers or more is aimed without refueling. The brand began extensive testing of the new and further improved prototype of the GenH2 Truck, introduced in 2020, at the end of April, marking an important step towards mass production. Daimler Trucks engineers test the fuel cell GenH2 Truck step-by-step down to the last detail. In addition to the standard test procedures within the scope of extremely demanding and extensive tests applied for vehicles and components; The focus is on uninterrupted use, different weather and road conditions, and various driving conditions. Daimler Trucks envisions testing the GenH2 Truck on public roads before the end of this year, with customer tests scheduled to begin in 2023. Following the tests, the first mass-produced GenH2 Truck is expected to be delivered to customers by 2027.
1.2 million kilometers of testing