Tag: Fuel cells

Feb 11, 2020 - 01:10 pm

Nikola wants to build an electric pickup

The US American manufacturer Nikola Motor, known for its fuel cell and battery trucks, has also announced its move into the segment of electrically powered pickup trucks. The first renderings of the Nikola Badger are now available along with some interesting details about the unusual drive.

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Feb 7, 2020 - 05:58 pm

Nikola Tre to build electric trucks at Iveco in Germany

Iveco-owner CNH Industrial and Nikola Motor will build the Nikola Tre in battery-electric and fuel cell version at the Iveco plant in Ulm, Germany. The first e-trucks to go into production from 2021 are the battery-electric 4×2 and 6×2 vehicles. The fuel cell version is planned for 2023.

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Feb 6, 2020 - 05:56 pm

Hyundai opts for Faurecia systems for fuel cell trucks

Faurecia has just received a major order from Hyundai for hydrogen storage systems for fuel cell vehicles. The French company will supply the entire system including 10,000 tanks for the 1,600 H2 trucks that Hyundai plans to launch on the Swiss market.

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Feb 4, 2020 - 12:29 pm

Toyota delivers fuel cell for electric catamaran

Toyota has equipped the ship ‘Energy Observer’ with a new fuel cell drive. The electric catamaran will start on the next leg of its world tour in mid-February and claims to be “the first energy-autonomous hydrogen boat”.

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Feb 3, 2020 - 03:43 pm

Q-Yachts presents electric commercial passenger boat

Q-Yachts presented the concept of a fully electric boat for commercial use at the BOOT trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany. The Q30 Water Limousine concept will be offered both as a battery-electric version and with fuel cell technology.

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Jan 29, 2020 - 03:36 pm

First customers for Bosch fuel cell trucks

There has been an update on the series production of fuel cell systems for trucks and cars that Bosch plans to launch in 2022. The Group presented a new prototype in Stuttgart and has named their first customers.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 09:28 pm

Austrian government sets out plan for cleaner transport

Austria aims to decarbonise its transport sector. The coalition of the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP) and the Greens want public authorities to exclusively purchase zero-emission vehicles as early as 2022 and otherwise focus on subsidies for the electrification of official fleets, taxis, rental cars, car-sharing, public transport as well as private cars.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 05:24 pm

Safra fuel cell buses coming to Auxerre

The city of Auxerre has commissioned the French manufacturer Safra to deliver five fuel cell buses by the end of this year. To be precise, these are hybrid buses that combine a 30-kW Symbio fuel cell system with a 30-kilo hydrogen tank and a 132-kWh battery pack.

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Jan 15, 2020 - 03:55 pm

Isuzu & Honda to develop heavy FC truck

Honda and Isuzu Motors signed an agreement for joint research into heavy-duty trucks with fuel cells. The cooperation is, however, only scheduled for two years for the time being, concrete series models have not been announced.

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Jan 13, 2020 - 03:00 pm

Small fuel cell aircraft in development in Germany

The electric vehicle retrofitter eCap Mobility and the microlight aircraft manufacturer Breezer Aircraft want to develop a fuel cell drive that can be retrofitted to single-engine aircraft. However, the focus is more on single-seat sports aircraft than on the electrification of commercial planes.

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Jan 10, 2020 - 03:37 pm

Mercedes-Benz opens new e-truck testing centre

Mercedes-Benz has opened an expanded development and test centre at its truck plant in the German town of Wörth after a year and a half of construction. This is where solutions for connected, autonomous and electric driving for trucks will be developed and tested.

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Jan 9, 2020 - 10:43 pm

Developments in H2 storage using nanoparticles

At the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht (HZG) in Germany, materials researchers are developing hydrogen storage systems based on light metal hydrides. Now they have published a new concept with which these hydrogen storage systems could be refilled five times faster at a working temperature below 180 degrees.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 03:00 pm

South Korea expands e-mobility budget

The South Korean government will provide a total of 950 billion won (about 627 million euros) in 2020 to subsidise electric cars and expand the network of charging stations in the country, this signifies a 60 per cent increase from 2019.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 01:57 pm

EV subsidies extended in several US states

Several US American states have launched initiatives to support the electrification of their traffic. Massachusetts and Delaware extended their subsidy programmes, while Ohio is angling to introduce one. California extended traffic benefits to include those driving used EVs.

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Dec 5, 2019 - 03:43 pm

AFC presents off-grid EV charger powered by fuel cells

The British AFC Energy has developed a modular, hydrogen-powered charging station for electric vehicles. The off-grid system is self-contained and designed to cover areas with poor grid coverage with rapid charging “anywhere it is needed”.

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Dec 4, 2019 - 02:37 pm

Hyundai unveils electric strategy till 2025 & beyond

The Hyundai Motor Company has presented its ‘Strategy 2025’ roadmap, in which the South Korean Group also sets its frameworks for electrification. By 2025, Hyundai intends to become one of the three largest EV manufacturers in the world with a multi-faceted approach.

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Nov 27, 2019 - 12:45 pm

Horiba FuelCon expands German factory

About one year after the takeover by the Japanese Horiba Group, the battery and fuel cell specialist Horiba FuelCon is expanding its production site in Barleben, Germany. 250 new jobs are to be created.

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Nov 21, 2019 - 01:31 pm

Michelin & Faurecia launch fuel cell joint venture

The merger of the fuel cell businesses of Michelin and Faurecia announced in March, has now been completed. The two French companies hold equal shares in the formally established joint venture “Symbio, A Faurecia Michelin Hydrogen Company”.

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Nov 11, 2019 - 01:43 pm

Havyard developing fuel cell system for ships

The Norwegian Havyard Group is working with partners on a fuel cell system for large ships. The company is now entering the approval phase with Linde Engineering as tank supplier and PowerCell Sweden as fuel cell supplier.

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Nov 7, 2019 - 03:24 pm

DTM presents electric racing concept

The DTM marketer ITR has presented a concept for a purely electric racing series, which could be launched in the future as part of the supporting programme of the touring car series. The plans go beyond the concepts of other electric racing series such as Formula E or ETCR – also with regards to the […]

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