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13.08.2018 - 16:56

Horiba takes over FuelCon AG

The Japanese company will be taking over the German FuelCon, which is specialised on battery and fuel cell testing. The company is based in Barleben near Magdeburg, and has specialised on building test tracks for NEVs. Several larger corporations are among their customers.

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09.08.2018 - 13:09

Nikola Motor raises $100M for fuel cell trucks in a week

Nikola Motor says they raised over 100 million dollars in just one week. The current round of funding for $200 million is ongoing and will be oversubscribed, says CEO Trevor Milton, if the trend continues. The money is to help Nikola launch and scale its two fuel cell trucks in 2020.

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06.08.2018 - 13:03

UK: £35M for three low-carbon technology projects

The British government has awarded a total of 35M pounds to three projects involving players such as Nissan and Aston Martin. They are developing low carbon technology with funding through the UK’s Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) with industry matching the investment.

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25.07.2018 - 19:05

Paris: H2 taxi fleet grows to 100 vehicles

The Société du Taxi Electrique Parisien (STEP) in Paris has expanded their fuel cell vehicle fleet with another 25 Toyota Mirai to total 100 FCEVs. By the end of 2020, the expansion of the Hype fleet is planned to total 600 vehicles.

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10.07.2018 - 14:07

Mercedes-Benz premiers eCitaro electric bus (video)

Finally, Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps of its all-electric bus, the eCitaro. At the world premiere in Germany, the firm said battery-electric vehicles mark only the start of a large family of zero emission buses. Next generations with fuel cells and solid-state batteries are to allow for ranges hitherto unthinkable in the bus business.

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08.07.2018 - 19:06

Innogy and StreetScooter jointly develop fuel cell vans

Innogy subsidiary Westnetz and StreetScooter have entered a development partnership. Westnetz will purchase a total of 300 electric vans by 2022 that StreetScooter will modify according to the utility’s requirements. This includes fuel cell systems, a first for StreetScooter.

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08.07.2018 - 18:38

DLR develops fuel cell pack for cargo e-bikes

The Fuel Cell Power Pack (FCPP) developed by the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) is a novel system specifically design for electric cargo bikes. It has twice the range and durability of comparable battery-electric pedelec systems, the researchers say.

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03.07.2018 - 16:17

Hydrogen research vessel deemed feasible

A team led by Sandia National Laboratories, usually charged with nuclear security in the USA, has found a zero emission vessel running on hydrogen feasible. Their study developed a fuel-cell coastal research vessel consistent with marine regulations.

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02.07.2018 - 12:09

Mercedes-Benz Vans presents fuel cell Sprinter concept

Mercedes-Benz Vans is enhancing their electric mobility portfolio and present a study in hydrogen transport. The Concept Sprinter F-CELL builds on their bestselling van and adds a fuel cell system as a showcase for new commercial applications, a motorhome for now.

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25.06.2018 - 13:17

South Korea to invest €2BN into fuel cell vehicles

The government in Seoul agreed with South Korea’s industry to invest about 2 billion euros (2.6 trillion Won) into hydrogen mobility over the next five years. Facilities building fuel cell vehicles and those doing R&D will receive funding in order to reach the ambitious targets.

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18.06.2018 - 13:00

Renault-Nissan pull the plug on fuel cell cars

The alliance of Daimler, Ford and Renault-Nissan working on commercialising a fuel cell car has hit a road block as Renault-Nissan pull out. The partners had aimed to develop shared components but now decided to focus on electric cars first.

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13.06.2018 - 13:22

Plug Power and Linde to advance fuel cells in Europe

U.S. American Plug Power has teamed up with Linde Material Handling to advance the use of fuel cells in manufacturing operations in Europe. Linde already offers a range of vehicles, which Plug Power deems “fuel cell ready” and waiting to house their stacks.

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12.06.2018 - 16:13

Audi & Ballard extend fuel cell cooperation

Audi and Ballard Power Systems have announced their decision to extend their fuel cell cooperation, that is the existing Hymotion programme, for another 3.5 years until August 2022. The extension is valued between 62 and 100 million dollars.

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10.06.2018 - 14:06

Engie fits 50 Kangoo Z.E. with fuel cells

The energy provider Engie has fitted a fleet of 50 Kangoo Z.E. with fuel cell range extenders from Symbio, in Rungis, near Paris, for their employees. A hydrogen fuel station was also installed at the location.

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04.06.2018 - 12:12

France to utilise hydrogen across all sectors

Minister of Environment, Nicolas Hulot, has a new strategy as he aims for France to draw heavily on hydrogen and fuel cell technology. The plan includes all levels of the country’s economy and details a turn in transport through FCVs and infrastructure.

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02.05.2018 - 16:03

EU Project ZEFER testing business case for fuel cell cars

Zero Emission Fleet vehicles for European Roll-out, or ZEFER in short, is a new EU project that will deploy a total of 180 FCVs in three European capitals, namely Brussels, Paris, and London. The €26m project is designed to see how hydrogen fleets perform in the real world, that is as taxis and police cars.

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02.05.2018 - 12:14

Nikola Motor sues Tesla over design patent violation

Nikola Motor has filed a lawsuit against Tesla claiming the Semi electric truck to be “substantially” similar to Nikola Motor’s own design of a fuel cell electric semi truck. In the filing, the infringement is estimated to be worth a loss of 2 billion dollars to Nikola. Tesla denies the allegations.

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19.03.2018 - 13:42

Audi to launch a fuel cell model by 2020

Audi is planning to to take the lead for VW’s hydrogen cars and wants to launch a production fuel cell model by 2020, albeit in a small series. Rupert Stadler announced the news at the annual press conference and also said to go serial with their latest autonomous concept.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/03/19/audi-to-launch-a-fuel-cell-model-by-2020/
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