Researchers look inside fuel cells to prevent oxidation

One issue that impacts the lifetime of the fuel cell is the oxidation, or breakdown, of its central electrolyte membrane. The process leads to formation of holes in the membrane and can ultimately cause a chemical short circuit. An engineering team at Washington University in St. Louis found a new way to better understand this. [...]

By |2017-09-30T11:57:00+00:00September 30th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Researchers look inside fuel cells to prevent oxidation

Ballard Invited to Join World Hydrogen Council

Ballard Power Systems announced that it has been invited to join the internationally-recognized Hydrogen Council as a supporting member. The Hydrogen Council is a global CEO-level advisory body providing long-term vision on the important role of hydrogen technologies toward an energy transition. As the first global initiative of its kind, the Hydrogen Council was launched [...]

By |2017-09-19T09:01:38+00:00September 19th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Ballard Invited to Join World Hydrogen Council

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 |2017-09-16T12:06:30+00:00September 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 |2017-09-10T09:46:14+00:00September 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 |2017-09-04T14:03:57+00:00September 4th, 2017|Automotive|Comments Off on A lightweight plastic tank available for hydrogen storage showcased during Frankfurt motor show

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