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Toyota wants to build a fleet of hydrogen powered trucks

Toyota Motor North America revealed “Project Portal” - a hydrogen fuel cell system designed for heavy duty truck use at the Port of Los Angeles. Announced at a press conference with Port officials and representatives from California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Energy Commission (CEC), the zero-emission truck proof of concept will take [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on Toyota wants to build a fleet of hydrogen powered trucks

A waste collection vehicle powered by a fuel cell in Berlin

The Berlin waste management company (BSR) is testing at the moment a fuel cell, in order to make waste collection more energy efficient and quieter.  The solution has been applied on a truck, that will run for 24 months. Thanks to the fuel cell, garbage collection is electrically powered. At that time, the diesel engine [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on A waste collection vehicle powered by a fuel cell in Berlin

New Bus Refuelling for European Hydrogen Bus Depots

A European project, named New Bus Fuel*, demonstrates that hydrogen refueling at a very large scale is technically and economically viable for serving large hydrogen fuel cell electric bus fleets A consortium of 10 of Europe’s leading technology providers of hydrogen production and refuelling equipment worked with 12 bus operators in Europe to develop bespoke [...]

By | April 1st, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on New Bus Refuelling for European Hydrogen Bus Depots

Tata unveils a fuel cell powered bus

Tata Motors showed the way for greener technologies in mass public transportation at its Pune facility. The company unveiled electric, hybrid and LNG powered buses. But, the surprise came from an hydrogen Powered Starbus model. This Fuel Cell bus is a zero-emission mass transport solution, for inter-city commute and has been developed in partnership with ISRO (Indian [...]

By | January 30th, 2017|Transport|Comments Off on Tata unveils a fuel cell powered bus

London to replace diesel buses by hydrogen powered models

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan recently committed to phasing out purchasing new pure diesel buses from the capital. No more pure diesel double-deck buses will be added to the capital’s fleet from 2018 and all new single-decks for central London will be zero-emission. "I want London to become a world leader in hydrogen and [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|Transport|Comments Off on London to replace diesel buses by hydrogen powered models

Wrights Group showcases a fuel cell double-deck bus in London

During a zero emission bus conference in London, the company unveiled the new Wrightbus double deck bus powered by fuel cell. It debuts a new hydrogen driveline which will rapidly become available to power both single deck and double deck buses as it becomes fully production ready next year. The new technology from the Northern Ireland [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Transport|Comments Off on Wrights Group showcases a fuel cell double-deck bus in London

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

The improvement in battery technologies will not solve the electric mobility issue

Battery-based solutions are useful for electric mobility. But when you expect too much from the technology, you tend to forget that physics is what it is, i.e. harsh and inescapable, and the economics of the system has its own laws too, as much harsh and inescapable. In 2005, the average cost of kWh for Lithium-Ion [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Automotive, General, Transport|Comments Off on The improvement in battery technologies will not solve the electric mobility issue

How to replace diesel trains with hydrogen-powered solution, a video by Alstom

#hydrogen #Alstom - H2Today reported recently Alstom's announcement for its new Coralia iLint offering (French news). Alstom published a little animation presenting this breakthrough solution which demonstrate that Fuel Cells technology is clearly a strong option for high power demanding powertrains. That was already demonstrated for the 4 wheels world by GreenGT with its LMP2 Le Mans race car, power by a [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Transport|Comments Off on How to replace diesel trains with hydrogen-powered solution, a video by Alstom

Hyundai unveils a hydrogen van

Providing a glimpse into the future of the LCV (light commercial vehicle), Hyundai Motor’s H350 Fuel Cell Concept shows the suitability of the company’s pioneering Fuel Cell powertrain for commercial application. The vehicle is displayed at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover. Unlike a conventional electric vehicle, which requires a number of hours to [...]

By | September 25th, 2016|Transport|Comments Off on Hyundai unveils a hydrogen van