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New world’s largest electric vehicle is 290-ton mining dump truck

  • Anglo American, ENGIE, and Williams Advanced Engineering are working together to create the world’s largest electric vehicle: a hydrogen-powered mining truck.
  • Anglo American claims the vehicle will be capable of performing just as well, if not better, than its diesel-powered counterparts.
  • The truck will begin testing in a platinum group metals mine in Mogalakwena, South Africa before being used in other locations.
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Anglo American, ENGIE, and Williams Advanced Engineering are working together to create the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mining truck capable of performing just as well, if not better, than its diesel-powered counterparts.

Anglo American is in the process of modifying its fleet of mining trucks to make them hydrogen-powered. ENGIE will be supplying the hydrogen technology and Williams the battery system, while Anglo American is providing its own Komatsu trucks. 

The first rounds of the hydrogen-powered truck production will begin this year,

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