Mar 30, 2023 - 12:36 pm
Hyundai joins forces with Advent on fuel cells
Hyundai Motor has just signed a joint development agreement with Advent Technologies, a US company that develops, manufactures, and assembles complete fuel cell systems. The agreement follows a successful fuel cell technology assessment.
Jan 20, 2023 - 03:27 pm
ZeroAvia hydrogen-electric aircraft takes off for testing
ZeroAvia, an electric aircraft propulsion specialist, has achieved the next milestone as the company announces the maiden flight of its testbed hydrogen aircraft HyFlyer II. The plane took off from Cotswold Airport in England and remains the world’s largest hydrogen-electric aircraft.
Oct 9, 2022 - 10:03 am
Guassin to use Symbio fuel cells
The French vehicle developer Gaussin is planning to use hydrogen fuel cells from Symbio. While Gaussin and the joint venture of Michelin and Faurecia have signed a corresponding letter of intent, the deal is not yet binding.
Oct 6, 2022 - 03:19 pm
Zepp reveals H2 solution for heavy-duty applications
In Europe, the Dutch hydrogen fuel cell system developer Zepp Solutions has revealed the X150, a new 150 kW fuel cell system for heavy-duty applications. The new module is now up for pre-order with deliveries expected by mid-2023.
Sep 1, 2022 - 02:50 pm
Bosch will produce fuel cell stacks in the US
Bosch announces its first fuel cell stack production in the United States, bolstered with over $200 million investment. The new lines will go live at the supplier’s Anderson factory, South Carolina, and Bosch expects the stacks to power Class 8 hydrogen trucks from 2026.
Jul 29, 2022 - 02:10 pm
Loop Energy supplies fuel cells for M&I hydrogen city buses
Loop Energy has announced a deal with the Slovakian bus maker Mobility & Innovation (M&I). The company has ordered another ten fuel cell systems to keep up with demand for its hydrogen city bus. For Loop Energy, this is the second scale-up with a manufacturer in the last few months.
Jul 12, 2022 - 04:33 pm
Voith to launch heavy-duty H2 fuel cell system
The German manufacturer Voith is expanding its eMobility portfolio. At the IAA Transportation this year, the conversion expert plans to present a “Plug & Drive” H2 storage system suitable for heavy-duty commercial vehicles. There is also a new variant of the Voith Electrical Drive System (VEDS) for heavy electric trucks.
Jul 5, 2022 - 12:30 pm
Teco and partners develop H2 fuel cell ship
The Norwegian company Teco 2030 is leading a consortium with partners Umoe Mandal and Blom Maritime to develop a hydrogen-powered high-speed ship with the help of government funding of 5 million kroner (just under 500,000 euros).
May 5, 2022 - 06:26 pm
Air Products plans H2 stations in Rotterdam
In the Netherlands, the industrial gas company Air Products is aiming to build a truck hydrogen filling station in the port of Rotterdam in 2023. The facility will be realised in cooperation with Schenk Tanktransport and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO).
Apr 18, 2022 - 05:40 pm
Tevva orders fuel cell systems from Loop Energy
Canadian fuel cell specialist Loop Energy has received an order from British electric truck developer Tevva. Loop Energy will initially supply its 50 kW FC system T505 for use as a fuel cell range extender for Tevva’s electric 7.5-tonne platform, while the two companies negotiate a comprehensive supply agreement.
Apr 12, 2022 - 03:22 pm
Winnipeg Transit to decarbonise entire bus fleet
Winnipeg Transit, providing bus services in the capital of the Canadian province of Manitoba, plans to put a total of 110 battery and fuel cell buses into service by 2027. Complete electrification is to be achieved by 2040.
Mar 12, 2022 - 11:16 am
Hyzon & John G Russell Transport team up on H2 trucks
In the UK, hydrogen fuel-cell truck manufacturer Hyzon Motors has announced a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with British logistics group John G Russell Transport. The two companies aim to facilitate the deployment of fuel cell electric vehicles in the UK.
Mar 7, 2022 - 07:02 pm
Hyundai & Iveco team up on electric commercial EVs
Hyundai Motor Company and Iveco Group have agreed to explore possible cooperation in shared commercial vehicle technology, joint procurement and mutual supply. Possible areas for cooperation include electric powertrains and platforms, as well as hydrogen fuel cell systems.
Mar 2, 2022 - 05:53 pm
Five Solaris Urbino 12 H2 buses for Mallorca
In Spain’s Balearic Islands, Solaris has been awarded a contract by the municipal transport company EMT-Palma to supply five hydrogen-powered Urbino 12 hydrogens to Palma de Mallorca. The contract is worth approximately four million euros.
Feb 25, 2022 - 06:32 pm
ABB & Ballard green-lit for maritime fuel cell concept
ABB and Ballard Power Systems have received Approval in Principle (AIP) from the international classification society DNV for their maritime fuel cell concept. The fuel cell system should be able to generate 3 megawatts of electrical power in ships.
Feb 8, 2022 - 04:23 pm
H2 Energy & Phillips 66 join for H2 refuelling stations
H2 Energy and Phillips 66 want to build up to 250 hydrogen filling stations in Germany, Austria and Denmark by 2026. This is to be made possible by a 50:50 joint venture between the subsidiaries Phillips 66 Limited and H2 Energy Europe.
Nov 14, 2021 - 08:52 am
Gaussin debuts fuel cell powered H2 Racing truck
French manufacturer Gaussin has unveiled its first electric truck, the H2 Racing Truck. The fuel-cell-powered truck is to demonstrate the performance of Gaussin’s announced electric platform on long-distance missions such as the Dakar Rally in January.
Jul 27, 2021 - 02:35 pm
Air Products & Cummins to drive global transition to fuel cell trucks
Air Products and Cummins want to drive the development and deployment of fuel cell trucks in the Americas, Europe and Asia. After a demonstration and pilot phase, Air Products plans to convert its global fleet of about 2,000 trucks to run on hydrogen with Cummins to supply the powertrains.
Jul 7, 2021 - 02:02 pm
Renault and Plug Power reveal H2 plans with Hyvia
Renault and fuel cell specialist Plug Power have now formed the planned joint venture called Hyvia and provided details on their H2 plans for light-duty vehicles. The Hyvia ecosystem will include green hydrogen production, storage and distribution.
Feb 19, 2021 - 11:45 am
South Korea aims to push EV innovation
The South Korean government, in close cooperation with the industry, has decided to push technological innovations in the field of e-mobility so strongly that the prices for electric cars will drop by the equivalent of at least 7,500 euros by 2025.