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Get stacked: Germany looks to fuel-cell manufacturing

AutoStack CORE generation 2 fuel cell stack with 95 kW. Source: ZSW

Solar and hydrogen research centre to co-ordinate investigation into mass-produced fuel cells Ten German automotive and component supply companies have joined forces with the Centre for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research in Baden-Württemberg (ZSW) in an effort to develop fuel cells for industrial-scale manufacturing. Partners in the new alliance are …

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World’s first hybrid nitrogen bus hits trial stages

Source: Horiba Miro

A consortium of companies, organisations, and institutions, co-ordinated by Innovate UK, has announced that it is running trials of a nitrogen-diesel hybrid bus with the hope that the technology can soon hit approval stages. Horiba Mira, an independent automotive engineering and testing provider, has collaborated with Dearman, supplier of the …

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11 companies take on ‘all-Japan’ approach to hydrogen infrastructure

Toyota Hydrogen Station concept
Source: Toyota

Toyota, Nissan, and Honda are among the 11 companies which have agreed to work together to construct large-scale hydrogen stations in Japan. According to Toyota, the move is intended to boost the commercialisation of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles through the development of infrastructure and vehicle production. The companies involved also …

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UPS trials fuel cell-powered BEV

UPS FCEV

Prototype delivery truck will be battery-powered, with a hydrogen fuel cell “range extender” Joining a stream of courier and logistics companies making forays into electrified transportation, UPS is to deploy a prototype extended-range fuel cell EV (FCEV) in its “Rolling Laboratory” fleet. The company will work with the US Department …

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Hyundai brand debuts luxury hydrogen plug-in concept in the Big Apple

GV80 FUEL CELL CONCEPT
Source: Genesis USA

Genesis, the luxury high end brand from Hyundai Motors, revealed its first hydrogen fuel-cell plug-in concept SUV at the New York International Auto Show earlier this week. It is abundantly clear from this latest unveiling that aesthetic design is fundamental to the creation of Genesis’ GV80 Concept SUV, and is …

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Toyota to spend $35M in AI production effort but will it be worth it for batteries?

Toyota Mirai Fuel Cell
Source: Toyota

The Toyota Research Institute (TRI), founded in 2015, will be collaborating with research groups and universities after investing $35 million on the use of AIs to accelerate design and materials. The team hope that the results will greatly contribute to Toyota’s vision of reducing the CO2 emissions from new vehicles, …

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