Giga Carbon Neutrality (GCN) Announces Contract for 2520 Battery Powered EV Trucks in China, and a Framework Agreement for up to 8000 More Over the Next Three Years, Continuing the Global Lead
LONDON & BEIJING--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire) December 16, 2021 -- Giga Carbon Neutrality (GCN), the Canadian and US based clean commercial transportation and technology company, today announced that it has secured a contract to supply 2520 battery powered EV heavy trucks to Guohua Environmental Energy Industry Development Company (Guohua) to fulfill orders on behalf of a large Chinese State owned mining company. In addition, both parties have also entered into a framework agreement for up to 8,000 units of New Energy Vehicles (NEV) including battery EV heavy trucks and logistics vehicles for the mining industry. GCN will provide financial solutions for Guohua’s customers. The first batch of 20 Battery Electric Vehicles is due off the production line in the first half of 2022.
The GCN trucks will be produced in a strategic partnership with Xuzhou Construction Machinery Group (XCMG) and Guohua, who will be supplying the cold weather high performance batteries.
In November 2021, GCN announced its intention to launch a full range of 21 battery-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles by the end of 2023, which will be configurable to a wide range of commercial use cases. The first vehicles are available to order now for delivery in 2022.
Marty Wade, CEO at Giga Carbon Neutrality, comments: “Coming just a week after the announcement of the contract for 200 Hydrogen Fuel Cell powered trucks, this contract for 2520 battery electric trucks, plus the framework agreement for up to 8000 more, puts us at the forefront of the new energy commercial vehicle sector.”
See GCN’s Hydrogen Tractor on the road in China at https://youtu.be/6MWfu8zswTo
About Giga Carbon Neutrality (www.gigacarbonneutrality.com)
Giga Carbon Neutrality is a clean energy trucking and technology company with a supporting ‘Energy-as-a-Service’ (EaaS) offering that makes running clean, reliable vehicle fleets easy for industrial and commercial transportation companies. GCN'S portfolio includes battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, clean energy storage, charging and refueling infrastructure, and specialist financing to support the transition to zero-emission vehicles.
About Guohua Environmental Energy Industry Development Company Ltd
Guohua Environmental Energy Industry Development Co., LTD is a high-tech company with R&D and production capacity of new energy battery materials, lithium batteries, solid-state batteries, BMS, PACK system and motor drive system. With registered capital of RMB 50 million, it has a strong research team and a global research network. It also owns multiple research platforms for lithium-ion battery materials, lithium battery and PACK system.
About XCMG (www.xcmg.com)
XCMG is the iconic brand of the equipment industry of China. XCMG group, 78 years of history, is a multinational enterprise giant. No. 1 in Chinese construction machinery industry, top 3 in the industry in the whole world, XCMG has been supplying the products to over 187 countries and regions.
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