US Hybrid Unveils Class 8 Fuel Cell Drayage Truck

US Hybrid, a Connecticut-based company, has unveiled a zero-emission Class 8 fuel cell port drayage truck. The truck will be one of two the company will deliver to Total Transportation Solutions for use in the San Pedro ports at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

The fuel cell tractor, a Navistar International ProStar day cab, features US Hybrid’s FCe80, 80 kW PEM fuel cell system and a 500 hp traction motor with 2,900 lb-ft of direct drive torque (3,750 N·m). It has a gross vehicle weight rating of 80,000 pounds, an estimated driving range of 200 miles under normal drayage operation, and can be fully refueled in less than nine minutes.