Mar 24, 2023 - 01:59 pm
Hamburger Hochbahn orders five H2 buses from Solaris
Public transport provider Hamburger Hochbahn continues electrifying its fleet using fuel cell buses. The transport operator has ordered five units from the Polish manufacturer Solaris. The Solaris Urbino 12 Hydrogen are scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2024 and will be used in regular passenger service in Hamburg.
Mar 24, 2023 - 01:39 pm
EMT Madrid orders first FC buses from CaetanoBus
The public transport operator EMT Madrid has ordered its first fuel cell buses. An order for ten units was placed with the Portuguese manufacturer CaetanoBus. The H2.City Gold model buses are to be delivered to Madrid by the end of the first quarter of 2024.
Mar 21, 2023 - 02:08 pm
Fortum explores hydrogen at airports with ZeroAvia
Finnish energy company Fortum and the low-carbon flight specialists from ZeroAvia want to explore developing hydrogen production and refuelling infrastructure at airports. The Memorandum of Understanding mentions a network of zero-emission flight routes.
Mar 21, 2023 - 11:07 am
EKPO secures new order for bipolar plates
EKPO, the fuel cell joint venture between ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium, has received an order from a “global automotive manufacturer” to supply mass-produced bipolar plates for the latter’s future fuel cell system.
Mar 17, 2023 - 04:00 pm
DB Schenker & Mpreis put Hyzon H2 Trucks on the road in Europe
Mpreis and DB Schenker are now using the first hydrogen-powered semi-trailer trucks from Hyzon Motors in Austria and Germany. Mpreis has received the first of 70 commercial vehicles ordered directly from Hyzon Motors, while DB Schenker is leasing an Hyzon H2 semitrailer tractor from Hylane.
Mar 16, 2023 - 02:02 pm
US wants to cut the cost of clean hydrogen
The US Energy Department (DOE) has allocated $750 million for research, development and demonstration efforts to lower the cost of green hydrogen. One of the areas of interest is onboard storage systems for liquid hydrogen to enable low-cost, energy-dense storage on medium- and heavy-duty on-road trucks using fuel cells.
Mar 6, 2023 - 01:36 pm
Fendt presents hydrogen tractor prototype in Germany
The agricultural machinery manufacturer Fendt has presented the first prototype of a hydrogen tractor. Together with other partners, Fendt is participating in the agricultural model project H2Agrar in Lower Saxony to research a hydrogen infrastructure for agricultural use.
Mar 3, 2023 - 01:06 pm
Norwegian shipping company orders two hydrogen ferries
Two hydrogen ferries will serve Norway’s longest ferry route across the Vestfjord from 2025. Shipping company Torghatten Nord commissioned The Norwegian Ship Design Company with the design. PowerCell will supply the fuel cell technology, and control and propulsion technology comes from SEAM.
Feb 27, 2023 - 11:25 am
First BMW iX5 Hydrogen hit the road
BMW launched a demonstration fleet of hydrogen cars. After four years of development, the BMW iX5 Hydrogen vehicle and development project is thus entering its next phase.
Feb 24, 2023 - 04:46 pm
Hyundai to deliver 700 fuel cell buses to Incheon
The South Korean city of Incheon, located near the capital Seoul, plans to introduce a total of 700 fuel-cell buses by the end of 2024. A total of 200 of these H2 buses are to be put into operation this year, and the rest next year.
Feb 23, 2023 - 03:21 pm
Hyliko to use Toyota fuel cell modules for trucks
The French fuel cell truck developer Hyliko has signed an agreement with Toyota to supply fuel cell modules for its first H2 trucks. These are a 44-tonne tractor unit and a 26-tonne truck, which will be offered in 6×2 and 6×4 variants.
Feb 23, 2023 - 02:14 pm
Düsseldorf to get 20 H2 fuel cell buses
In the west of Germany, the capital of North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf, will be getting 20 hydrogen fuel cell buses in public transport services. The buses are to be fuelled by hydrogen produced by electrolysers from the regional utility company Stadtwerke Düsseldorf.
Feb 23, 2023 - 01:51 pm
Richter Group orders 20 fuel cell trucks from Nikola
Nikola and E.ON have signed a cooperation agreement with logistics provider Richter Group to decarbonise its heavy-duty truck fleet in Germany. As a first step, the logistics provider has ordered 20 Nikola Tre hydrogen-powered trucks.
Feb 20, 2023 - 12:00 pm
Aschaffenburg orders H2 buses from Solaris
In Germany, the municipal utility company Stadtwerke Aschaffenburg has ordered twelve hydrogen buses from the Polish manufacturer Solaris – ten Urbino 12 hydrogen solo buses and two Urbino 18 hydrogen articulated buses . The latter two are a first for Solaris.
Feb 10, 2023 - 04:21 pm
Nikola eligible for CARB voucher programme
Nikola has received approval from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its Tre FCEV truck to be eligible for the Board’s Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) programme.
Feb 9, 2023 - 01:01 pm
PowerCell to develop aviation fuel cells
PowerCell is developing the next generation of fuel cells for aviation as part of the EU’s Clean Aviation Joint Undertaking. The Swedish specialist has joined the ‘Newborn’ project, which aims to develop a megawatt-class fuel cell propulsion system for aircraft.
Feb 8, 2023 - 04:21 pm
Zepp.solutions announces retrofitted FC truck
Dutch fuel cell system developer and integrator zepp.solutions has confirmed the development of a hydrogen truck based on an existing diesel truck. The first examples of the H2 truck, called Europa, are expected to enter service in the fourth quarter of 2023.
Feb 6, 2023 - 02:33 pm
EKPO announces major FC component order in Europe
EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies, the fuel cell joint venture between ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium, has received an order from an unnamed European car manufacturer for fuel cell stacks for use in a future production vehicle.
Feb 6, 2023 - 01:19 pm
Plug Power & Johnson Matthey enter FC cooperation
US fuel cell specialist Plug Power and UK chemicals group Johnson Matthey have entered into a strategic partnership that will result in supplier contracts and the construction of a joint US plant for catalyst-coated membranes.
Feb 6, 2023 - 01:07 pm
Hexagon Purus moves to Maryland
Hydrogen storage specialist Hexagon Purus has opened a production facility for Type 4 cylinders in Westminster in the US state of Maryland. The plant is designed to produce up to 10,000 cylinders per year for heavy-duty commercial vehicles and can be further expanded.