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New report highlights climate footprint of electric car battery production

In the quest for greater mileage per charge, electric car batteries are getting much bigger. But since battery production is energy consuming and to some extent cancels out climate benefit, it is vital that production becomes more energy efficient and that the use of fossil electricity is minimized, reveals a report that IVL Swedish Environmental [...]

By | June 29th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on New report highlights climate footprint of electric car battery production

BMW and Shell introduce the hydrogen refuelling station of the future

BMW Group subsidiary Designworks and Shell have collaborated in the development of an innovative hydrogen dispenser that will improve the refuelling experience. This concept is showcased at the Hannover Fair, in Germany. Hydrogen dispenser models currently on the market are based on those designed for conventional fuels. To inspire a world of clean energy, Designworks [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Automotive, Hydrogen Distribution|Comments Off on BMW and Shell introduce the hydrogen refuelling station of the future

UK gives £23 million boost for hydrogen-powered vehicles and infrastructure

A new £23 million fund to accelerate the take up of hydrogen vehicles and roll out more cutting-edge infrastructure has been announced by the government today (18 March 2017). Hydrogen fuel providers will be able to bid for funding in partnership with organisations that produce hydrogen vehicles to help build high-tech infrastructure, including fuel stations. [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on UK gives £23 million boost for hydrogen-powered vehicles and infrastructure

Shell opens first H2 refuelling station in UK

Shell announces the launch of its first hydrogen refuelling station in the UK at its Cobham service station on the M25. The new hydrogen station has been supplied by ITM Power and is the first fully branded and public hydrogen refuelling site in the UK. It is the first of three hydrogen stations Shell plans [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on Shell opens first H2 refuelling station in UK

Plug Power Ships First Production Fuel Cell Range Extenders

The american company has shipped the first production ProGen fuel cell engines for use in electric delivery vehicles. Through this application, Plug Power extends its reach into the on-road electric vehicle market, increasing its served market for fuel cell products and hydrogen fueling stations. The ProGen engine solution greatly enhances electric vehicle range, making them a [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on Plug Power Ships First Production Fuel Cell Range Extenders

An Hydrogen Council launched in Davos

Meeting in Davos for the first time, the ‘Hydrogen Council’ is currently made up of 13 CEOs and Chairpersons from various industries and energy companies committed to help achieve the ambitious goal of reaching the 2 degrees Celsius target as agreed in the 2015 Paris Agreement. The international companies currently involved are: Air Liquide, Alstom, [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on An Hydrogen Council launched in Davos

FCEVs expected to exceed battery vehicles according to KPMG

According to KPMG’s Global Automotive Executive Survey 2017, for which 1000 Execs have been interviewed, battery vehicles are now the top prority. They shifted from top 3 concerns, last year, to number 1. 5 out of ten top managers rank battery electric mobility is ranked as the most significant. However, the problem with battery electric vehicles [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on FCEVs expected to exceed battery vehicles according to KPMG

More range for next gen of Hyundai fuel cell car

According to Nikkei Asian Review, Hyundai Motor will launch a new sport utility vehicle in the coming two years. The new SUV will boast 30% better millage than the existing entry, and adding a fuel cell bus will give the South Korean automaker a lineup to match the Japanese competition. The new version is due [...]

By | December 30th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on More range for next gen of Hyundai fuel cell car

Hyundai believes Fuel cell cars will be fastest growing segment of the auto market

On Hyundai European media website, you can read this : according to a report by Information Trends entitled Global Market for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, more than 20 million hydrogen fuel cell cars will be sold worldwide by 2032, generating over €1.2 trillion in revenue for the auto industry. The report also predicts that fuel [...]

By | December 26th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Hyundai believes Fuel cell cars will be fastest growing segment of the auto market

H2 Speed from Pininfarina elected concept car of the year

Already awarded Best Concept at 2016 Geneva Motor Show, Pininfarina’s hydrogen-fueled supercar has now been elected Concept of the Year by influential U.S. Automobile Magazine. For those who love it, from 3 to 11 December 2016 Pininfarina’s supercar will be on display at the Bologna Motor Show on the collective stand of ANFIA Car Coachbuilders & [...]

By | November 24th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on H2 Speed from Pininfarina elected concept car of the year