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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|0 Comments

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

Toyota will test fuel cell vehicles in China

The japanese car maker announces the expansion of R&D facilities at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing. The company plans the construction of a new laboratory, the creation of a battery evaluation and test facility, as well as improvements to test tracks on the premises. These are scheduled to be completed from late 2018 onwards. This [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Toyota will test fuel cell vehicles in China

Honda Clarity cheaper than expected

When Honda's Clarity Fuel Cell goes on sale later this year, in California, it will not only have the longest range of any zero-emissions vehicles available (366 miles), but it will be also be a rather affordable way to get into a fuel-cell vehicle. The carmakers announces $369 per month lease deal, which undercuts the [...]

By | November 20th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Honda Clarity cheaper than expected

The French Occitania Region joins the worldwide hydrogen concert

Since yesterday, Occitania, the new French region which merges the former Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc Roussillon regions, has officially and publicly become a “Hydrogen Territory”. At the Hotel de Region in Toulouse, on November 11th 2016, Seiya Consulting presented the regional strategy for hydrogen energy and its fuel cell applications, that was proposed after several months of [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Aeronautics, Automotive, Hydrogen Distribution, Hydrogen Production, Transport|Comments Off on The French Occitania Region joins the worldwide hydrogen concert

Toyota turns to EV but doesn’t give up fuel cells

Toyota is looking at mass-producing long-range electric vehicles that would hit the market around 2020, the Nikkei reported Monday. Without citing sources, the newpaper said the car maker would set up a team in early 2017 dedicated to developing electric cars that can travel more than 300km (186 miles) on a single charge. The paper [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Toyota turns to EV but doesn’t give up fuel cells