Sep 27, 2022 - 02:11 pm
Stadler orders Ballard H2 fuel cell systems for US trains
Ballard Power Systems has received an order from Stadler Rail to supply six 100 kW Fcmove-HD+ fuel cell modules to power the first hydrogen train in the US. The train is expected to enter service in San Bernardino, California, in 2024 and will seat over 100 passengers.
Mar 22, 2022 - 05:04 pm
Bavaria puts H2 fuel cell train through its paces
The first hydrogen train for the German state of Bavaria is taking shape: Siemens Mobility and Bayerische Regiobahn (BRB) recently signed the leasing contract for the prototype, which is a two-part hydrogen multiple unit.
Jun 17, 2021 - 02:47 pm
GM reveals plans for increased e-mobility investment
US automaker General Motors has now officially confirmed that it will increase its investment in electric and automated driving vehicles from $27 billion to $35 billion by 2025, as previously leaked. GM has revealed some details of what the extra funds will be used for.
May 21, 2019 - 04:30 pm
Alstom awarded world’s largest order of H2 trains
The German train operator RMV through its subsidiary Fahma has ordered 27 fuel cell trains from Alstom. The French manufacturer is to deliver the Coradia iLint 54 vehicles before the planned timetable change in 2022/2023.
Sep 17, 2018 - 07:02 pm
Germany: First fuel cell train takes up regular service
A hydrogen fuel cell train built by Alstom has taken up regular service in Germany – a world first, the company claims. They had tested the Coradia iLint since 2017 and the train is now ready to carry passengers across Lower Saxony as a regular service.
Sep 26, 2014 - 08:28 am
LG Chem, Controlled Power Technologies, Fuel cell trains.
Job motor Volt: Battery maker LG Chem is looking to hire 40 new employees at its facility in Holland, Michigan. There, production of batteries for the new generation Chevrolet Volt is set to start, hence the need for more hands, be it for maintenance or even engineering.
Controlled Power Technologies (CPT) will showcase its water cooled compressor called COBRA at the 19th Supercharging Conference in Dresden this week. The hybrid system is designed for trucks and buses looking to reduce their carbon emissions.
Fuel cell trains for Germany: Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia and Baden-Württemberg signed letters of intent with Alstom Transport to start trials of fuel cell trains by 2018. Alstom hopes this to be the start of a broader initiative that could see up to 40 hydrogen regional trains running in Germany by 2020.
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