Tag: Fuel Cell

Apr 11, 2021 - 11:45 am

Toyota officially joins hydrogen catamaran project EODev

Toyota Motor Europe is a new shareholder in the start-up Energy Observer Developments (EODev). The French company was founded in 2019 with the aim of driving research and development of the H2 catamaran Energy Observer, for which Toyota is supplying the fuel cell technology.

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Apr 9, 2021 - 12:17 pm

Xiaomi to unleash hydrogen motorcycle

Xiaomi announces the Segway Apex H2, a futuristic-looking motorcycle with hydrogen propulsion. The manufacturer says the fuel cell bike will become available by 2023 for 10,700 US dollars, currently the equivalent of around 9,000 euros.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 04:32 pm

Great Wall Motor to launch hydrogen SUV & truck

Great Wall Motor has announced that it will launch its first hydrogen-powered SUV model and 100 FC heavy-duty trucks in 2021. GWM also plans to contribute a hydrogen-powered passenger car fleet to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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Apr 1, 2021 - 11:33 am

Stellantis to deliver fuel cell transporters in 2021

The Stellantis Group has announced that three electric transporters from Opel, Peugeot and Citroën will also be offered with a fuel cell system this year, which should enable WLTP ranges of over 400 kilometres. Specifically, these are the Opel Vivaro, Peugeot Expert and Citroën Jumpy.

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Mar 24, 2021 - 04:19 pm

FC specialist Loop Energy launches cooperation in Germany

The German Spedition Rheintal-Transporte wants to use fuel cells as range extenders for battery-electric trucks serving as long-distance cold chain logistics vehicles. To this end, the company has now signed an agreement with Canadian company Loop Energy.

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Mar 17, 2021 - 03:27 pm

Ballard FC modules in Canadian Pacific locomotives

Ballard Power Systems announced that Canadian Pacific would employ Ballard fuel cell modules for its Hydrogen Locomotive Program. The HLP aims to develop North America’s first hydrogen-powered line-haul freight locomotive by retrofitting a diesel locomotive with fuel cells.

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Mar 10, 2021 - 01:32 pm

Posco expands fuel cell component production

The South Korean steel company Posco wants to significantly expand its production capacity for bipolar plates for use in fuel cell vehicles. The production of fuel cell bipolar plates is to be expanded to 10,000 tonnes per year by 2027.

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Mar 3, 2021 - 03:17 pm

European fuel cell project extended for system testing

The European research project INN-BALANCE to develop a new generation of components for fuel cell vehicles has been extended until October 2021 to complete outstanding system tests. The project is dedicated to optimising peripheral fuel cell components.

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Mar 1, 2021 - 11:46 am

ADL presents next-generation hydrogen bus platform

Scottish bus builder Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has announced its next-generation hydrogen double-decker bus. Developed under the project name H2.0, the model is due to hit the roads this year and will have a range of up to 300 miles, or around 480 km.

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Feb 10, 2021 - 01:32 pm

Hyzon Motors goes public via merger

The US commercial fuel cell vehicle developer Hyzon Motors has announced a merger with the Nasdaq-listed Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation. This merger is also about a quick IPO as has often been apparent in rapidly growing electric mobility companies lately.

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Feb 8, 2021 - 05:18 pm

US coalition forms Hydrogen Forward

In the USA, eleven companies have formed a coalition called Hydrogen Forward, focused on advancing hydrogen development across the country. Founding members include mighty players.

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Jan 4, 2021 - 02:53 pm

Airbus presents ZEROe fuel cell concept

Airbus has unveiled a new configuration as part of its ZEROe programme that could enable passenger aircraft to fly further than ever before with zero emissions. The so-called ‘pod configuration’ consists of six detachable fuel cell propeller propulsion systems mounted under the wings.

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Dec 21, 2020 - 03:01 pm

H2Fuel project sources stacks from ElringKlinger

ElringKlinger is supplying 68 fuel cell short stacks to a research consortium formed by several institutes in Germany. The aim of the consortium is to develop basic principles for the necessary adaptation of the ISO standard for H2 delivery quality at filling stations.

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Dec 21, 2020 - 02:07 pm

Van Hool gets follow-up order for Ballard fuel cell stacks

Ballard Power Systems has received a follow-up order from the Belgian bus manufacturer Van Hool. This involves the delivery of further fuel cell modules for ten H2 buses, which are to be used from 2022 as part of the JIVE 2 support program in Emmen, the Netherlands.

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Dec 18, 2020 - 02:04 pm

Toyota & Caetano to build fuel cell buses in Europe

Toyota will become a shareholder in Portuguese bus manufacturer CaetanoBus and passenger car financial services provider Finlog through its existing joint venture Toyota Caetano Portugal (TCAP). Through the new alliance, Toyota is entering the development, production and sales of fuel cell buses.

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Dec 18, 2020 - 01:05 pm

23 European nations launch IPCEI Hydrogen

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has just announced the launch of the IPCEI Hydrogen. This is a joint European project (Important Projects of Common European Interest, or IPCEI) analogous to the two initiatives already launched in the field of battery cell manufacturing.

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Dec 17, 2020 - 03:57 pm

ZeroAvia granted millions

ZeroAvia, a company specialising in electric aircraft propulsion systems, has raised the equivalent of 17.5 million euros in a Series A financing round and, in parallel, received a commitment for a million-euro grant from the British government.

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Dec 15, 2020 - 06:59 pm

H2Accelerate founded for H2 fuel cell trucks in Europe

A new common-interest alliance called H2Accelerate (H2A) is aiming to help hydrogen trucks achieve a breakthrough across Europe. The initiative is backed by Daimler Truck, Iveco, OMV, Shell and the Volvo Group. The partners estimate that nationwide introduction will take about a decade.

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Dec 10, 2020 - 04:53 pm

California Energy Commission invests in H2 stations

The California Energy Commission has approved a plan to invest up to $115 million to significantly increase the number of hydrogen fueling stations in the state. Up to 111 new hydrogen fueling stations will be built in California by 2027, including use by cars, trucks and buses.

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Dec 8, 2020 - 01:57 pm

European consortium to build 23 MW hydrogen ferry

A group of companies has applied to the European Union for funding to develop a large hydrogen ferry. The H2 ferry with the working title Europa Seaways is to have a fuel cell system with a capacity of up to 23 MW on board.

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Dec 8, 2020 - 12:58 pm

Bosch reduces investment in Nikola Motor

Following the example of General Motors, Bosch is now also taking a step back from Nikola, the US start-up company specialising in fuel cell and battery trucks. The German automotive supplier has reduced its stake in Nikola.

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Dec 1, 2020 - 03:54 pm

General Motors open for far smaller deal with Nikola

The comprehensive strategic eMobility partnership between General Motors and Nikola announced at the beginning of September has now been replaced by a non-binding letter of intent with a greatly reduced scope. Financial participation of GM in the startup is off the table, the e-pickup Badger has been dropped.

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11.04.2021 11:00