Tag: Fuel cells

Jul 2, 2020 - 07:34 pm

JCB reveals H2 excavator prototype

JCB has just presented its prototype of a hydrogen-powered excavator. According to the manufacturer, the 20-tonne 220X excavator equipped with a fuel cell system is the first of its kind in the industry. The excavator has been tested on JCB’s test site for more than a year.

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Jun 27, 2020 - 08:48 pm

Biggest Danish cities to only buy electric buses from 2021

The six largest municipalities in Denmark will now procure only electric city buses from 2021. To this end, the cities of Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense, Aalborg, Vejle and Frederiksberg have now signed the Climate Cooperation Agreement with the Danish Ministry of Transport.

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Jun 25, 2020 - 02:26 pm

Lightning expansion of commercial vehicle conversions

Commercial electric vehicle supplier Lightning Systems continues to grow and expand its operations. With more than $32 million in pending orders from commercial and government fleets, the company is more than tripling the size of its manufacturing, research and development facility in Loveland, Colorado.

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Jun 24, 2020 - 06:38 pm

UK government boosts electric automotive sector

The UK government has awarded £73.5 million in funding through the Advanced Propulsion Centre. This includes ten projects in the automotive sector to develop technologies to reduce CO2 emissions. A significant proportion of the money is being spent on furthering electric vehicle production and technology.

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Jun 23, 2020 - 05:40 pm

ZeroAvia completes fully-electric maiden flight

ZeroAvia, which specialises in electric aircraft propulsion systems, has now completed the maiden flight of a six-seater battery-electric aircraft at Cranfield Airport as part of the HyFlyer project supported by the British government.

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Jun 17, 2020 - 05:46 pm

Barcelona releases tender for 8 hydrogen buses

Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB) is also relying on hydrogen as part of the conversion of its bus fleet. After TMB had ordered a total of 23 articulated battery-electric buses from Solaris and Irizar in February, a tender for the purchase of the first fuel cell buses has now been launched.

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Jun 15, 2020 - 03:00 pm

Australian startup H2X to build FCEVs

The Australian start-up H2X is planning a series of locally produced fuel cell vehicles. The first vehicle from the newly founded company from New South Wales is a hydrogen fuel cell-powered SUV called Snowy to be launched in 2022.

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Jun 12, 2020 - 03:43 pm

Urban Aeronautics is planning an H2 fuel cell VTOL

The Israeli air taxi developer Urban Aeronautics has entered into a cooperation with the Californian startup HyPoint to use its fuel cell technology in its vertical take-off aircraft CityHawk. Urban Aeronautics is currently still using a hybrid drive in the CityHawk VTOL.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 02:52 pm

Daimler progresses fuel cell cooperation with Volvo

Daimler has taken an organisational step towards a commercial vehicle fuel cell joint venture with Volvo Trucks: In the newly founded Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG, all of the Group’s fuel cell activities will now be bundled together.

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Jun 4, 2020 - 05:38 pm

Nikola orders electrolysers from Nel

The US manufacturer Nikola, best known for its plans for fuel cell and battery trucks, has placed an order worth over 30 million dollars with the Norwegian hydrogen specialist Nel for the supply of electrolysers.

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May 6, 2020 - 05:45 pm

EXACT: DLR researches eco-efficient aircraft

Since the beginning of this year, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) has been working on the EXACT (Exploration of Electric Aircraft Concepts and Technologies) project to develop new technology components for an eco-efficient commercial aircraft – with batteries, fuel cells and hydrogen.

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Apr 23, 2020 - 03:37 pm

Vienna buses to go electric next year

In Austria, Viennese public transport operator Wiener Linien will launch tenders for 62 purely battery-electric buses and ten hydrogen fuel cell buses next year. The first vehicles included in the tender are to be put in passenger service from 2023. By 2027 at the latest, a total of 82 buses should have alternative drive systems.

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Apr 22, 2020 - 03:24 pm

EU electric utility vehicle registrations on the rise

ACEA, the European Automobile Manufacturers Association, has published the registration figures in the EU for buses, trucks (from 3.5 tonnes) and vans in 2019 by type of drive. While the figures for buses and trucks have more than doubled, the electric vehicle segment has grown much more slowly.

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Apr 21, 2020 - 12:14 pm

Daimler & Volvo join on truck and bus fuel cells

Daimler Truck and the Volvo Group intend to establish a joint venture to develop and build fuel cells for heavy-duty commercial vehicles. Although the letter of intent just signed is non-binding, a final agreement is expected to be concluded by the end of the year.

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Apr 14, 2020 - 08:19 pm

H2Share fuel cell trucks begin tests in NW Europe

A few days ago, a 27-tonne fuel-cell-powered truck from VDL started its first practical application in the Netherlands. The EU-funded H2Share project will gather practical experience in different regions of North-West Europe.

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Apr 9, 2020 - 09:40 pm

ABB & HDF team up on fuel cell systems for ships

ABB has signed an MoU with Hydrogène de France (HDF) to jointly manufacture megawatt fuel cell systems for powering shipping vessels. The two partners want to optimise the production of large systems in order to be able to build fuel cell power plants in the megawatt range for ships.

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Apr 7, 2020 - 01:59 pm

BReCycle project to analyse fuel cell recycling

The BReCycle project now launched, sees five research and industrial partners working on a closed-loop economic concept for PEM fuel cells. The aim is to develop a sustainable process for the treatment of fuel cells.

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Apr 5, 2020 - 04:08 pm

ACEA demands 90,000 electric truck charge points by 2030

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is calling for binding targets for charging infrastructure for zero-emission trucks. They released new data on the number of charging points and H2 re-filling stations required to meet the EU’s 2025 and 2030 CO2 targets for heavy-duty vehicles.

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Apr 1, 2020 - 02:17 pm

PowerCell receives major order from Bosch

The Swedish fuel cell specialist PowerCell has received an order from Bosch for fuel cell stacks with a total value of around one million euros. The order specifies PowerCell’s S3 type fuel cell stacks.

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Mar 31, 2020 - 07:13 pm

Daimler delivers EVs in Germany and Dublin

The transport company SWEG, headquartered in Lahr in the Black Forest in Germany, will bring the first Mercedes-Benz eCitaro REX from series production to the road. Daimler announced that two new Fuso eCanter that have gone into mail-delivery operation in Dublin.

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Mar 31, 2020 - 04:30 pm

Hyundai powers up construction BEV and FCEV

Hyundai Material Handling has re-engineered the U-series of its battery-electrically three- and four-wheel forklift trucks. The focus was on comfort, performance and power consumption. The Hyundai Group is also working on hydrogen-powered excavators.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 06:32 pm

BMW provides data on i Hydrogen Next

BMW has now revealed the first technical details of the drive system in the i Hydrogen Next concept that the manufacturer presented at the IAA 2019 on the basis of an X5. The manufacturer provides some data on both the fuel cell and the car’s electric drive.

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Mar 26, 2020 - 03:26 pm

Fuso presents FC truck concept and announces serial plans

The Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC) announces the intention to start series production of fuel cell trucks “by the end of the 2020s”. The Japanese commercial vehicle manufacturer, which belongs to the Daimler Group, is also presenting the concept of the eCanter F-CELL.

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Mar 23, 2020 - 12:12 pm

Toyota & Hino developing Profia fuel cell truck

The Japanese car manufacturer Toyota and its commercial vehicle subsidiary Hino Motors are developing a fuel cell truck based on the Hino Profia. The vehicle will use technology that Toyota developed for the next generation Mirai.

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Mar 12, 2020 - 01:19 pm

Transit operator RVK turns to fuel cell buses

In Germany, Cologne-region public transport operator Regionalverkehr Köln (RVK) has increased its fuel cell bus fleet with hydrogen buses from Solaris. From 2021, 15 Solaris hydrogen fuel cell buses will be successively integrated into RVK’s fleet.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/07/02/jcb-reveals-h2-excavator-prototype/
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