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3 millions miles made by fuel cell Hyundai vehicles in California

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell drivers have accumulated more than three million miles on the roads and highways of both Southern and Northern California. These fuel cell CUVs have emitted only clean water vapor, and by so doing, have replaced approximately 1,140 tons of CO2 emissions that would have been emitted by vehicles of similar size [...]

By | October 8th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on 3 millions miles made by fuel cell Hyundai vehicles in California

20 Toyota Mirai deployed in Hamburg for a ride sharing service

Last week in Hamburg, the first 20 (out of a total 35) Toyota Mirai were handed over to the CleverShuttle ridesharing service. This makes it the world’s largest fleet of fuel-cell vehicles run by a single operator, according Toyota (which is not true, by the way, 50 vehicles are used for BeeZero car sharing service [...]

By | September 16th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on 20 Toyota Mirai deployed in Hamburg for a ride sharing service

Future-oriented filtration solutions for fuel cell and high voltage battery systems at MANN+HUMMEL

At the Frankfurt motor show, the german supplier will showcase new products, in order to prepare the mobility of the future. It is not yet clear whether this technology will in future dominate the market, or whether in future there will be a number of different, equally preferred forms of drive technology. However, MANN+HUMMEL has developed [...]

By | September 10th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on Future-oriented filtration solutions for fuel cell and high voltage battery systems at MANN+HUMMEL

A lightweight plastic tank available for hydrogen storage showcased during Frankfurt motor show

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, has introduced a material solution for high-pressure composite tanks for hydrogen storage in its continuing mission to help reduce CO2 emissions. The two-part tank design features a proven, blow molded liner made of Akulon Fuel Lock, a polyamide 6-based engineering plastic with a [...]

By | September 4th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on A lightweight plastic tank available for hydrogen storage showcased during Frankfurt motor show

More than half of all H2 cars are sold in California

Globally, over 1,600 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles were sold or leased in the first half of 2017, according to Information Trends, a Washington-based market consulting company. More than 1,000 of these vehicles were sold in California, the only state in the U.S. where these vehicles are commercially available. Less than 500 of these vehicles were [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on More than half of all H2 cars are sold in California

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