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Hyundai Delivers First Fuel Cell Vehicle in Ontario
author FuelCellsWorks, March 11, 2016

Hyundai was the first to deliver its Tucson Fuel Cell to customers in Canada with a focus on BC in 2015 First customer in Ontario extends Hyundai's leadership in the fuel cell vehicle segment Tucson Fuel Cell is a zero-emissions vehicle that uses hydrogen gas stored in tanks with oxygen from the atmosphere to generate...

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1 MW PEM fuel cell Power Plant Finds New Home in Martinique
author FuelCellsWorks, March 11, 2016

The MTSA 1 MW PEM fuel cell Power Plant on its way to Martinique The 1 MW fuel cell power plant, designed and built by MTSA Technopower and delivered to Solvay in 2011 has a new owner. The installation has been transported to the Sara refinery at Martinique. There it will be used to generate electricity...

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Aberdeen Hydrogen Bus Project chalks up year of success
author FuelCellsWorks, March 11, 2016

A £21million green transport project marks its first anniversary of operations today (Friday, 11 March). The Aberdeen Hydrogen Bus Project has seen Europe's largest fuel cell bus fleet travel take to the streets of the Granite City, and the creation of the UK's first hydrogen production and bus refuelling station, along with a purpose-built maintenance...

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Efficiency of water electrolysis doubled
author FuelCellsWorks, March 11, 2016

Copper layer boosts activity of platinum electrodes Researchers report in “Nature Communications” Water electrolysis has not yet established itself as a method for the production of hydrogen. Too much energy is lost in the process. Researchers have now doubled the efficiency of the reaction. In the journal “Nature Communications”, researchers from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Technical...

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Honda Begins Sales of All-new Clarity Fuel Cell
author FuelCellsWorks, March 10, 2016

Clarity Fuel Cell realizes the world’s top-class cruising range among zero emission vehicles of approximately 750 km  TOKYO, Japan--Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today began sales in Japan of its all-new fuel cell vehicle (FCV), the Clarity Fuel Cell. Striving to realize full-fledged popularization of FCVs, Honda created Clarity Fuel Cell as an FCV featuring both...

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Honda to Collaborate with GM to Lower Costs of Fuel Cells
author FuelCellsWorks, March 10, 2016

As it announced its launch of the new Clarity fuel cell vehicle for the mass-market, CEO Takahiro Hachigo announced an update on the collaboration with GM to lower the cost of the fuel cells.  As part of this technology development partnership, the effort will include know-how to manufacture fuel cell stacks as well as the procurement...

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Fuel cell joint venture brings Chinese Intellectual Property and manufacturing to UK
author FuelCellsWorks, March 10, 2016

A UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN) China technology partnering mission in sustainable manufacturing led to a joint venture in fuel cells, which has so far generated £300k for the UK economy, with sales of £1.5m forecast for the next five years. Sustainable manufacturing is an area of research and innovation that is increasingly important...

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Daimler to Introduce New Fuel Cell and Electric Buses by 2018
author FuelCellsWorks, March 09, 2016

In its recent update on expanding its leaderhsip role, Daimler Buses says that it will introduce two new alternative buses. As an alternative to the further optimized drivetrain with a combustion engine, the next steps on the road to the future are the battery-electric Citaro E-CELL and the hydrogen-driven Citaro F-CELL. They are based on a joint E-Mobility...

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54 new hydrogen refuelling stations worldwide in 2015
author FuelCellsWorks, March 09, 2016

54 new hydrogen refuelling stations have opened throughout the world in 2015. As of January 2016, the total number of hydrogen refuelling stations in operation is 214. This is the result of the eighth annual assessment by H2stations.org, a website of Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik (LBST) and TÜV SÜD. Several countries are pursuing concrete plans to develop an increasingly dense...

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Aberdeen is first in Europe to offer hydrogen powered cars for public use
author FuelCellsWorks, March 09, 2016

Aberdeen is marking another clean energy first as the city council's flagship hydrogen programme introduces H2 vehicles to the city's car club. The city council and car club partner Co-wheels today unveiled the two Hyundai ix35 SUVs during a special event at Marischal College. Aberdeen City Council secured Transport Scotland funding to buy the Hyundais...

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