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World premiere for a H2 refuelling station

In a world premiere, visitors will see next month in Warminster, Pennsylvania an all new hydrogen (H2) refuelling system. The SimpleFuel system, which has been designed and constructed by SimpleFuel team members (McPhy Energy North America, PDC Machines and Ivys Energy Solutions) has been selected for the $1m H2 Refuel H-Prize competition launched by the [...]

By | October 23rd, 2016|Hydrogen Distribution|Comments Off on World premiere for a H2 refuelling station

Hydrogen soon produced from algae ?

Tel Aviv University’s researchers discovered how to produce hydrogen from this kind of microscopic. The research was conducted by the School of Plant Sciences and Food Security at the TAU’s Faculty of Life Science and led by Dr. Iftach Yacoby. In the past, researchers were convinced that algae only produce hydrogen for just a few minutes [...]

By | October 16th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Hydrogen soon produced from algae ?

BMW ready for fuel cell vehicles

Speaking at the Aachen Colloquium 2016 (The future of driving pleasure), Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management at BMW AG, Development, outlined the forthcoming drive technologies set to take us forward into the future It will be a few years before the battery electric vehicle (BEV) becomes the all-encompassing solution for customers and [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on BMW ready for fuel cell vehicles

50 years of hydrogen at General Motors

The year 1966 brought the TV debuts of “Batman” and “Star Trek,” which both enjoy a cultlike following 50 years later. With less fanfare in the same season, General Motors tested the Electrovan, the world’s first hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle. Floyd Wyczalek, 91 now, was project manager of Electrovan fuel cell development and recalls the 200-person [...]

By | October 8th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on 50 years of hydrogen at General Motors

Volkswagen Group & Audi Accelerate Fuel Cell Technology Solutions Program With Ballard

Ballard Power Systems announced that automotive OEM Audi AG has issued purchase orders to the company to accelerate certain key development activities under the current long-term Technology Solutions program that Volkswagen Group has with Ballard. As announced by Ballard in a February 11, 2015 press release, the current 6-year engineering services contract with Volkswagen Group [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Volkswagen Group & Audi Accelerate Fuel Cell Technology Solutions Program With Ballard

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

Kia calls for more investment on hydrogen infrastructure in UK

According to Auto Express, Kia has called on the UK Government to come up with a long-term hydrogen vehicle strategy that includes a clear timeline for infrastructure projects. The South Korean plans to introduce 14 new eco-friendly cars by 2020, including a hydrogen car. But, stations are missing. To date, the UK Government has announced a £2 [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Kia calls for more investment on hydrogen infrastructure in UK

The Toyota Mirai breaks 24-hour fuel-cell electric mileage record in California

The founders of True Zero completed a scenic drive throughout California in a fuel-cell-electric Toyota Mirai, covering 1,438 miles in a 24-hour period, thus breaking the official Guinness World Record for electric miles driven in 24 hours. The goal of the drive was to demonstrate how a zero-emission electric vehicle can serve as a replacement [...]

By | September 18th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on The Toyota Mirai breaks 24-hour fuel-cell electric mileage record in California

China wants EVs with a fuel cell range extender

PowerCell Sweden has received an order from a Chinese company for its fuel cell stack (PowerCell S2) to be used as an EV range-extender. This stack is designed for efficient power generation in the range of 5 to 25 kW. Once the car’s battery has been discharged to a predetermined level, the fuel cell automatically kicks in. [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on China wants EVs with a fuel cell range extender

GM to reveal in october a fuel cell vehicle for US Army

General Motors and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) will reveal a Chevrolet Colorado-based fuel cell electric vehicle in October at the fall meeting of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) in Washington, D.C. The vehicle is being developed under an agreement between TARDEC and GM signed in [...]

By | September 4th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on GM to reveal in october a fuel cell vehicle for US Army