H2 Speed fuel cell car will be produced in small series

According to Automotive News and Autoweek, the Pininfarina H2 Speed concept showcased at Geneva motor show will be produced in small series. The Italian design company, now owned by Indian industrial giant Mahindra, plans to build just 10 copies of the hydrogen fuel cell race car. The car will be built on a Le Mans [...]

By |2016-08-30T16:41:12+00:00August 30th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on H2 Speed fuel cell car will be produced in small series

Korea strongly promotes the fuel cell car

Hydrogen Fusion Alliance, a consultative body of the public and private sectors has just been created, Business Korea reports. The alliance is comprised of the MOTIE (Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport), local governments (Ulsan, Gwangju and South Chungcheong Province), carmakers (Hyundai) components suppliers, hydrogen producers and suppliers, including Deokyang Co., [...]

By |2016-08-26T14:58:57+00:00August 26th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Korea strongly promotes the fuel cell car

Kenworth will test a H2-CNG truck

US truck manufacturer Kenworth has been awarded three government grants totaling $8.6 million that will support low emissions projects involving Kenworth T680 Day Cabs targeted for use as drayage tractors in Southern California ports. The first T680 Day Cab will be a hybrid electric drayage truck producing near-zero-emissions utilizing currently available compressed natural gas (CNG) [...]

By |2016-08-22T17:04:31+00:00August 23rd, 2016|Transport|Comments Off on Kenworth will test a H2-CNG truck

Underwater Unmanned Vehicles will run on fuel cell

General Motors, the Office of Naval Research and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory are cooperating to incorporate automotive hydrogen fuel cell systems into the next generation of Navy unmanned undersea vehicles, or UUVs. Hydrogen fuel cells convert high-energy hydrogen efficiently into electricity, resulting in vehicles with greater range and endurance than those powered with batteries. [...]

By |2016-08-22T11:40:52+00:00August 22nd, 2016|Marine|Comments Off on Underwater Unmanned Vehicles will run on fuel cell

Ford partners with Los Alamos Lab for next-gen fuel cell

According to Detroit Free Press, the U.S. Department of Energy has approved $6 million to be shared by Ford and the Los Alamos National Laboratory to accelerate development of hydrogen fuel cell technology. The announcement has been made by  U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell (12th District of Michigan). “Ford is helping lead the nation in the research [...]

By |2016-08-19T17:02:10+00:00August 19th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Ford partners with Los Alamos Lab for next-gen fuel cell

Sumitomo targets commercial vehicles for fuel cell business

Sumitomo Corp. will start selling fuel cells for commercial vehicles through a partnership with California-based manufacturer US Hybrid, according to a report from Nikkei news agency. US Hybrid provides electric and hybrid traction drive systems for medium and heavy duty commercial trucks, municipality vehicles, and fuel cell transit buses throughout the world. In May, this company has [...]

By |2016-08-16T10:45:40+00:00August 16th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Sumitomo targets commercial vehicles for fuel cell business

Fuel cells with nanotechnology for Nissan ?

Nissan North America and Georgia Institute of Technology have teamed up to create a new technology designed to give fuel cells more oomph. It's based on nanotechnology, and more precisely on polymer fiber mats. The project is part of $13 million Department of Energy program to advance fuel cell performance and durability and hydrogen storage [...]

By |2016-08-13T10:29:36+00:00August 13th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Fuel cells with nanotechnology for Nissan ?

Tokyo opens Hydrogen Museum

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) and the Tokyo Environmental Public Service Corporation (TEPSC) are pleased to announce the opening of the Hydrogen Museum (Tokyo Suiso-miru). Since July 27th, this center welcomes visitors to promote information on hydrogen energy, through various interactive exhibits. For instance, it's possible to create hydrogen on demand, thanks to a bike linked to an electrolyzer. Located in [...]

By |2016-08-10T12:21:06+00:00August 10th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Tokyo opens Hydrogen Museum

Nissan unveils world’s first Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell vehicle

In Brazil, Nissan Motor revealed the world's first Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered prototype vehicle that runs on bio-ethanol electric power. Nissan president and CEO Carlos Ghosn said: “The e-Bio Fuel-Cell offers eco-friendly transportation and creates opportunities for regional energy production…all the while supporting the existing infrastructure. In the future, the e-Bio Fuel-Cell will become even [...]

By |2016-08-06T15:58:45+00:00August 5th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Nissan unveils world’s first Solid-Oxide Fuel Cell vehicle

Hyundai and U.S. DOE extend Fuel Cell Vehicle Loan Partnership

Hyundai and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are extending their fuel cell vehicle confirmation program, originally from 2013 through 2015, to its second phase, from 2016 through 2017. The program involves Hyundai providing a number of Tucson Fuel Cell CUVs for daily use and confirmation by the DOE using existing hydrogen infrastructure. This phase [...]

By |2016-07-31T15:48:11+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Hyundai and U.S. DOE extend Fuel Cell Vehicle Loan Partnership

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