Dec 19, 2022 - 02:16 pm
Dundee scraps hydrogen fuel cell buses
The Scottish city of Dundee has scrapped a project that would have seen twelve hydrogen fuel cell buses joining public transport. The Council said it needed the cash elsewhere since costs had gone up, for example, in construction, so hydrogen became “less of a priority”.
Jun 24, 2021 - 12:52 pm
London launches England’s first hydrogen bus fleet
England’s first fleet of hydrogen-powered double-decker buses has gone into service in London today. Twenty fuel cell vehicles by Northern Ireland’s Wrightbus will serve the number 7 route between East Acton and Oxford Circus.
Dec 21, 2020 - 02:07 pm
Van Hool makes follow-up order for Ballard fuel cell stacks
Ballard Power Systems has received a follow-up order from the Belgian bus manufacturer Van Hool. This involves the delivery of further fuel cell modules for ten H2 buses, which are to be used from 2022 as part of the JIVE 2 support program in Emmen, the Netherlands.
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 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.
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.
Nov 1, 2018 - 02:53 pm
Wrightbus presents double decker fuel cell bus
Wrightbus present what they claim to be the world’s first double-decker fuel cell bus at the Euro Bus Expo. The StreetDeck model uses a fuel cell from Ballard to power a Siemens drivetrain. And, Wrightbus has got an exclusive client at hand.
Jan 26, 2018 - 01:51 pm
Kick-off for European fuel cell bus project JIVE 2
British Element Energy will take the lead in the cooperation project called JIVE 2, which aims at bringing further 152 fuel cell buses to 14 cities in Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, the Netherlands, Great Britain and Iceland.