FPT industrial believes in fuel cell for heavy duty transport

FPT Industrial, the powertrain brand of CNH Industrial, believes that this Hydrogen Fuel Cell technology could be used in commercial vehicles to deliver zero Tank-to-Wheel and Well-to-Wheel emissions. Furthermore, it could play a significant role in the development of a virtuous cycle, where hydrogen is produced locally through renewable energy sources such as biomethane, wind [...]

By |2018-09-22T16:42:46+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Transport|Comments Off on FPT industrial believes in fuel cell for heavy duty transport

Hyundai Motor sells 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks in Switzerland

Better than Tesla electric semi and Nikola H2 truck ? Hyundai said in a statement it will partner with Swiss hydrogen company H2 Energy and fuel cell operators to provide 1,000 hydrogen trucks in the country after launching at the end of 2019. Hyundai said its hydrogen trucks are expected to deliver a single-fueling travel [...]

By |2018-09-20T10:29:49+00:00September 20th, 2018|Transport|Comments Off on Hyundai Motor sells 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks in Switzerland

New members join the Hydrogen Council

The Hydrogen Council, a global CEO coalition for hydrogen technologies, has just gained an additional 14 members, a second major wave of growth this year. Eight companies join the group at steering member level: Airbus, Air Products, Cummins, EDF, Johnson Matthey, KOGAS, SINOPEC and thyssenkrupp, alongside six new members at supporting level: AFC Energy, Mitsubishi [...]

By |2018-09-10T16:12:29+00:00September 10th, 2018|General|Comments Off on New members join the Hydrogen Council

Chinese companies invest in Ballard Power systems

Ballard Power Systems has announced today that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Weichai Power, which includes a substantial equity investment of approximately $163 million, representing a 19.9 % interest in the company, and the establishment of a joint venture to support China’s burgeoning Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle market. The agreement includes as [...]

By |2018-08-29T18:20:45+00:00August 29th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Chinese companies invest in Ballard Power systems

A mobile liquid hydrogen dispenser in Korea

Hylium Industries recently released the world's first mobile liquid hydrogen refueling station in South Korea. The mobile liquid hydrogen refueling station is, essentially, a five-ton truck carrying fueling equipment, including a liquid hydrogen pump, vaporizer, and dispenser. It can store up to 7,500 liters of low-pressure (3 bar) liquid hydrogen and is capable of fueling [...]

By |2018-08-08T18:28:29+00:00August 8th, 2018|Hydrogen Distribution|Comments Off on A mobile liquid hydrogen dispenser in Korea

Toyota unveils a more efficient hydrogen truck

The japanese company just revealed the Project Portal 2.0, during the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars, in Northern Michigan. The new hydrogen truck, known internally as "Beta," expands on the capabilities of Toyota's first Project Portal test vehicle by increasing the estimated range to more than 300 miles per fill. The truck [...]

By |2018-07-31T10:28:14+00:00July 31st, 2018|Transport|Comments Off on Toyota unveils a more efficient hydrogen truck

Ballard Acquires Fuel Cell Assets From AFCC (former JV with Ford and Daimler)

Ballard Power Systems announced that it has acquired certain strategic assets of Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation Corporation (AFCC), a private company owned by Daimler and Ford Motor Company. As part of a planned wind-down of AFCC’s operations in Vancouver, which are co-located with Ballard at its headquarters, Daimler and Ford have in-housed and relocated their [...]

By |2018-07-09T20:22:44+00:00July 9th, 2018|Automotive|Comments Off on Ballard Acquires Fuel Cell Assets From AFCC (former JV with Ford and Daimler)

Ford stops fuel cell cooperation with Daimler

According to Reuters, Ford Motor and Daimler AG are winding down a joint venture formed to develop automotive fuel cell technology, The Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation Corp venture (AFCC), based in Burnaby, British Columbia, will close this summer. For years, both companies have been working together. By summer, Ford “will take fuel cell stack development in-house, as [...]

By |2018-06-15T10:49:04+00:00June 15th, 2018|Automotive|Comments Off on Ford stops fuel cell cooperation with Daimler

Toyota expects a huge increase of FCEV sales

In a press release, Toyota sees global sales of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) increasing significantly after 2020, to at least 30,000 per year from today’s 3,000. To prepare for this growth, the company prepared plans for two major new facilities : a brand-new building near its original automobile factory for expanding fuel cell stack [...]

By |2018-05-27T15:47:18+00:00May 24th, 2018|Automotive|Comments Off on Toyota expects a huge increase of FCEV sales

Toyota backs Low-carbon Hydrogen plan in Aichi (Japan)

Have you ever heard about Aichi Low-carbon Hydrogen Supply Chain 2030 Vision ? This project involves in Japan the Aichi prefectural government, companies operating within the prefecture, municipal authorities, and experts. The three pillars of the 2030 Vision are "sustained development of a regional low-carbon hydrogen supply chain," "carbon reduction in the various fields of [...]

By |2018-04-28T11:57:20+00:00April 28th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Toyota backs Low-carbon Hydrogen plan in Aichi (Japan)

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