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New Zealand Signs Hydrogen Agreement with Japan

By | News | No Comments October 25, 2018 | 2 min read October 25, 2018 | 2 min read

New Zealand and Japan are working together to transition away from a reliance on fossil fuels with the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation on hydrogen, says Energy and Resources Minister Megan Woods. The cooperation agreement between New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry was signed…

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Hyundai Research Reveals Pollution Worries: NEXO Cleaning the Air Around it as it Drives

By | News | No Comments October 25, 2018 | 5 min read October 25, 2018 | 5 min read

New research from Hyundai has found that nearly one in five Brits worry about air pollution daily, with biggest fears focussed on the effect it’s having on our own health, our children’s and the environment As part of Clean Driving™ Month and to launch its next generation Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle, the NEXO, Hyundai…

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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 | 4 min read October 25, 2018 | 4 min read

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…

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

By | News | No Comments October 25, 2018 | 3 min read October 25, 2018 | 3 min read

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…

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

By | News | No Comments October 25, 2018 | 4 min read October 25, 2018 | 4 min read

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…

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Hyster® Reveals Fuel Cell Container Handler at Greenport Congress

By | News | No Comments October 24, 2018 | 2 min read October 24, 2018 | 2 min read

Visitors to the Greenport Congress from 16-19 October 2018 received an exclusive look at the Hyster® zero emissions laden container handler currently in development. Prior to the event, the zero-emissions truck, which will be powered by a Nuvera® fuel cell combined with a lithium-ion battery, has only been shown in diagrams and 3D renderings. However,…

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

By | News | No Comments October 24, 2018 | 4 min read October 24, 2018 | 4 min read

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…

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PowerCell Inaugurated One of the World’s Most Powerful Fuel Cell Laboratories

By | News | No Comments October 24, 2018 | 3 min read October 24, 2018 | 3 min read

PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) recently inaugurated its brand-new fuel cell laboratory at the company’s premises in Gothenburg, Sweden. The total investment amounts to MSEK 25 and makes it possible for PowerCell to test fuel cell stacks with an effect of up to 150 kW, which is required when developing products for larger applications such as…

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Korean Prime Minister Proposes Using Hydrogen Fuel Cell Police Buses

By | News | No Comments October 24, 2018 | 2 min read October 24, 2018 | 2 min read

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…

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

By | News | No Comments October 24, 2018 | 2 min read October 24, 2018 | 2 min read

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…

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