Amogy Takes On Tesla Semi With Its No-Emissions Semi-Trailer

The company states it had a 5 kW ammonia drone already flying in 2021, quickly followed by a 100 kW ammonia tractor in 2022. With the launch of the 900 kWh semi-trailer, they are now ready to bring their vision to the market.

Now Amogy has upgraded its ammonia powertrain to 300 kW and unveiled it in what it claims is the “world’s first zero-emission ammonia-powered semi-truck”: a 2018 Freightliner Cascadia Class 8 truck fitted with a Ammonia fuel system under the cab and also stacked behind it, which seems to add little bulk to the standard truck. It fills up in eight minutes and carries about 900 kWh of “total net electrical energy stored”, about the same amount of energy the Tesla Semi stores in its lithium batteries…

A Tesla Semi truck with 900 KWh battery capacity can go up to 500 miles (800 km) on a single charge, and can take anywhere from an hour to 12 hours to recharge;