Mar 21, 2023 - 11:07 am
EKPO secures new order for bipolar plates
EKPO, the fuel cell joint venture between ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium, has received an order from a “global automotive manufacturer” to supply mass-produced bipolar plates for the latter’s future fuel cell system.
Feb 6, 2023 - 02:33 pm
EKPO announces major FC component order in Europe
EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies, the fuel cell joint venture between ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium, has received an order from an unnamed European car manufacturer for fuel cell stacks for use in a future production vehicle.
Sep 7, 2022 - 12:28 pm
EKPO Fuel Cell is launching a Chinese subsidiary
EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies, the fuel cell joint venture between ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium, is expanding its activities in China by establishing a Chinese subsidiary. The aim is to manufacture the first stacks in the city of Suzhou before the end of the year.
Mar 29, 2022 - 03:18 pm
Plastic Omnium invests in Verkor
The French automotive supplier Plastic Omnium is accelerating its strategy for electromobility with two investments: Plastic Omnium wants to take over Actia Power, as well as investing 20 million euros in the French battery manufacturer Verkor.
Feb 21, 2022 - 03:03 pm
EKPO Fuel Cell appoints new management
EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies has announced a change in management. Armin Diez, previously one of the three managing directors of EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies left the company at his own request and for private reasons on 31 December 2021. His successor Stefan Schmid began on 1 February 2022.
Feb 4, 2022 - 01:57 pm
EKPO receives FC order from Aerostack
EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies has received an order from Aerostack GmbH. Over the next two years, EKPO will provide development services and supply fuel cell stacks optimised for aerospace applications.
Dec 8, 2021 - 03:48 pm
EKPO and DR Powertrain target fuel cell market in China
EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies, a joint venture between ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium, has agreed to a partnership with German-Chinese system integrator DR Powertrain System to jointly develop fuel cell systems with EKPO stacks for the Chinese market.
Sep 3, 2021 - 02:06 pm
EKPO to present three new FC stacks in Munich
EKPO Fuel Cell, the joint venture between ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium, is shining the spotlight on various next-generation fuel cell stack platforms at next week’s IAA Mobility. They are said to feature an improved design and higher performance.
May 18, 2021 - 01:29 pm
Major order for EKPO Fuel Cell
EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies, the fuel cell joint venture between ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium, has been awarded a series production contract with a planned total volume in the high double-digit million euro range.
Oct 29, 2020 - 01:24 pm
ElringKlinger & Plastic Omnium launch FC joint venture
ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium are joining forces in fuel cell technology to accelerate the development of hydrogen mobility. To achieve this goal, the two companies will establish the EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies joint venture for the development, large-scale production and marketing of fuel cell stacks.
Jun 14, 2016 - 09:00 am
Plastic Omnium, Solar Voyager, MIT, H2 alliance.
Lighter tanks for hybrids: Plastic Omnium presented a new tank for plug-in hybrids that weights 40 percent less than current metal tanks. It will first be used for hybrids from Hyundai from late 2016 and three other manufacturers from 2018.
Another solar-powered journey: U.S. engineers have developed a ship that is solely powered by the sun and can drive without a crew. The Solar Voyager is set to cross the Atlantic from Massachusetts to Portugal; a journey that will take about four months. As reported yesterday, the Solar Impulse 2 is getting ready for that same leg of its journey.
All eyes on the driver: The MIT will pay Tesla owners living in or near Boston up to 1,000 dollars if they fit their EVs with cameras to keep an eye on the driver’s behaviour. The research project aims to further develop safety features and could expand to other cities at a later date.
H2 alliance: Plug Power and HyGear are partnering to supply the former’s customer’s with the latter’s Hy.GEN technology. The small scale, on-site fuel cell system will be offered as an option under Plug Power’s GenFuel platform.