Noble Metal-Free Catalyst System as Active as Platinum: Could be very helpful for fuel cells

By | News, Research News | No Comments October 25, 2018

The industry has been traditionally deploying platinum alloys as catalysts for oxygen reduction, which is for example essential in fuel cells or metal-air batteries. Expensive and rare, that metal imposes strict restrictions on manufacture. Researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) and Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung have discovered an alloy made up of five elements that is noble…

All-New Hyundai NEXO achieves five-star rating in Euro NCAP testing

By | News | No Comments October 25, 2018

The All-New Hyundai NEXO achieves maximum five-star rating in the Euro NCAP safety test Hyundai’s second generation of commercialised fuel cell electric vehicles is among the safest, particularly in the adult occupant and child occupant categories NEXO’s SmartSense active safety and driving assistance technologies exceed highest European safety standards SEOUL, October 25, 2018 — Hyundai Motor…

Ballard Fuel Cell Modules to Power California UPS Trucks in CARB-Funded Clean Energy Project

By | News | No Comments October 25, 2018

VANCOUVER–Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that it will provide fuel cell modules to power four (4) UPS delivery trucks as part of a project being managed by the Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) and partially funded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). CARB has announced  a preliminary funding…

Great Wall Motor Acquires Minority Shares in German Hydrogen Refueling Station Operator H2 MOBILITY

By | News | No Comments October 24, 2018

Leading Chinese Car Manufacturer, Great Wall Motor (GWM), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with H2 MOBILITY to become its seventh shareholder and co-owner. It will contribute additional investment to the company and acquire a minority share in H2 MOBILITY. GWM thereby joins the six existing shareholders, namely Air Liquide, Daimler, Linde, OMV, Shell and…

Korean Prime Minister Proposes Using Hydrogen Fuel Cell Police Buses

By | News | No Comments October 24, 2018

Seoul — In efforts in part to promote the use of emmission-free vehilces on South Korean roads, Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has proposed to replace police buses mostly parked near the U.S. embassy and key government buildings in central Seoul with hydrogen-powered buses. About a dozen diesel-power buses carrying riot police and their equipment are usually parked…

myFC Reinforces Group Leadership with Tord Karlin as Research & Development Director

By | News | No Comments October 24, 2018

myFC reinforces its organization with Tord Karlin, most recently technology development director at publicly listed electronics company Mycronic. As R&D director, Karlin will be responsible for myFC’s R&D efforts. Tord Karlin has extensive experience from the electronics industry, most recently as head of technology development at electronics company Mycronic. He has a PhD in solid…

New Hydrogen Filling Station to Open in Weiterstadt

By | News | No Comments October 23, 2018

Weiterstadt – H2 MOBILITY Deutschland, Shell and Air Liquide today opened symbolically the seventh hydrogen (H2) filling station in Hesse during the Brennstoffzellen Forum Hessen 2018. By commissioning the station at the Shell service station in Weiterstadt, the partners have taken one more step towards a nationwide H2 supply network in Germany. The service station is located…

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