Tag: Hydrogen

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.

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Feb 2, 2023 - 02:31 pm

TotalEnergies & Air Liquide join forces on H2 refuelling for trucks

In Europe, the energy group TotalEnergies and the hydrogen gas manufacturer Air Liquide have decided to set up a joint venture to build hydrogen refuelling stations for heavy-duty vehicles in France, Benelux and Germany. The corresponding joint venture is to be established before the end of 2023.

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Feb 2, 2023 - 12:40 pm

Honda reveals hydrogen strategy

Honda has published its future strategy for hydrogen fuel cells, which primarily involves commercial and heavy-duty vehicles. The Japanese automaker envisages the further development of the FC system developed in collaboration with General Motors – targeting durability and radically reduced cost. The fuel cell system should be available to third parties from the mid-2020s onwards

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Jan 24, 2023 - 02:23 pm

Oregon researchers work with Daimler on H2 fuel cell trucks

In the USA, researchers at Oregon State University are working with Daimler Truck North America to develop a hydrogen fuel cell-powered heavy-duty truck for regional and long-distance transport. Developed as part of Daimler’s “SuperTruck” project, the tractor is expected to provide ranges of 600 miles (965 kilometres).

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Jan 23, 2023 - 04:46 pm

GP Joule to acquire 100 FC Nikola Tre trucks

GP Joule plans to procure 100 Nikola Tre trucks powered by hydrogen fuel cells. This is provided for in a letter of intent signed by both companies. The first vehicles could go to GP Joule in 2024 – provided the German government approves the corresponding funding.

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Jan 19, 2023 - 02:10 pm

Ballard, Adani & Ashok Leyland team up to develop H2 truck

Ballard Power Systems has signed an agreement to launch a pilot project to develop a hydrogen fuel cell electric truck for mining operations with Adani and Ashok Leyland. This collaboration should result in Asia’s first planned hydrogen-powered mining truck.

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Dec 23, 2022 - 12:25 pm

Stellantis to invest as major shareholder in Symbio

Stellantis wants to become the third shareholder in the Symbio fuel cell joint venture, alongside Faurecia and Michelin. Negotiations to acquire a “substantial stake” are underway. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2023.

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Dec 18, 2022 - 09:17 pm

Plug Power to use 75 Nikola Tre FCEV for H² logistics

The US fuel cell specialist Plug Power announces that it will buy 75 units of the Nikola Tre FCEV H2 truck within three years and supply customers in North America with green hydrogen using these hydrogen trucks. The first vehicles are to be handed over as early as 2023.

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Dec 15, 2022 - 04:48 pm

California approves $2.9 billion for ZEV infrastructure

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has approved a 2.9 billion US dollar investment plan, primarily to expand infrastructure for zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) in the state. The majority of the budget is to flow into charging points for electric utility vehicles.

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Dec 1, 2022 - 01:45 pm

Honda announces small series fuel-cell CR-V

Honda has announced a fuel-cell version of the latest generation of its CR-V compact SUV. In addition to the fuel cell system, the CR-V FCEV will have an externally rechargeable battery and will be produced at the manufacturer’s Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Ohio from 2024.

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Nov 24, 2022 - 03:07 pm

H3Dynamics presents decentralised H2 aviation solution

H3Dynamics from Toulouse, France, has presented a decentralised hydrogen propulsion solution for aviation. The company’s concept relies on housing hydrogen and smaller fuel cells in a series of so-called propulsion nacelles under the wings, initially for drone use.

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Nov 24, 2022 - 02:11 pm

Philippines drops import duties for electric vehicles

In order to boost demand for electric vehicles in the face of high fuel costs, the Philippines has abolished import duties on electric vehicles. The scheme will apply not only to cars, but also buses, delivery scales, trucks, motorbikes and e-bikes.

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Nov 23, 2022 - 02:56 pm

Hyperion Motors presents 1.5 MW fuel cell hypercar

The Californian start-up Hyperion Motors has presented a hydrogen-electric supercar at the Los Angeles Auto Show. On paper, the XP-1 offers enormous driving performance and an outstanding range. The company also presented the required infrastructure solution.

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Nov 15, 2022 - 03:20 pm

Frankfurt’s RMV presents their first fuel cell train

The Frankfurt-based public transport operator Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV) presented their first fuel cell train, which will soon be in regular service. From December, the first of the 27 Coradia iLint 54 trains ordered from Alstom will start running on the Taunus network.

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Nov 10, 2022 - 07:07 pm

HVS reveals H2 fuel cell design & demonstrator

In the UK, a startup called Hydrogen Vehicle Systems (HVS) has just unveiled its design of a hydrogen commercial vehicle. The hydrogen powertrain is being showcased in the form of a 5.5-tonne technology demonstrator.

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Nov 5, 2022 - 02:03 pm

Four hydrogen buses are heading to Venice

Four hydrogen buses are to be used in Venice and the surrounding area from mid-2023. The transport companies AVM Venezia and ACTV SPA Venezia, which are responsible for public transport in Venice and the municipalities of Venice and Chioggia, have ordered four Urbino 12 hydrogens from Solaris.

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Nov 2, 2022 - 03:00 pm

ADL reveals new zero-emission bus range without BYD

Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has expanded its range of zero-emission buses. The British bus manufacturer has now unveiled the electric Enviro400EV double-decker and the Enviro100EV midibus, as well as revealing a new generation of the hydrogen double-decker Enviro400FCEV.

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Oct 31, 2022 - 03:44 pm

Hamburg port to introduce more fuel cell vehicles

The logistics & transport company Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has founded the Clean Port & Logistics (CPL) innovation cluster to test hydrogen-powered equipment in port logistics. The innovation cluster aims to develop solutions to bring hydrogen-powered heavy-duty vehicles and terminal equipment to market maturity in a short time.

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Oct 28, 2022 - 11:53 am

Stellantis ramps up fuel cell transporter production

Stellantis has announced that it will now build hydrogen-powered fuel cell versions of the light commercial vehicles of the Peugeot, Citroën and Opel brands in series at a plant in France. Until now, the fuel cell vans were only available in a small series.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/02/06/hexagon-purus-to-move-to-maryland/
06.02.2023 13:52