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Japan to ease regulations on costly hydrogen re-fuelling stations

Toyota Hydrogen Station concept
Source: Toyota

Nikkei Asian Review has reported that the government of Japan will be easing regulations upon the country’s hydrogen re-fuelling stations. The move comes as Japan tries to drive the uptake of zero and low emission vehicles. The news would build on the government’s ‘hydrogen road map’, which it announced in 2013, …

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Daimler, Linde and TOTAL unite in hydrogen electromobility

September 2017 - New hydrogen filling station in Karlsruhe. The station will be operated by H2 MOBILITY, a new joint venture formed by the industry partners Daimler, Air Liquide, Linde, Shell, OMV and TOTAL in order to expand the nationwide hydrogen network to as many as 400 stations by 2023. f.r.t.l.: Bruno Daude-Lagrave (TOTAL), Prof. Dr. Christian Mohrdieck (Daimler), Nikolas Iwan (H2 Mobility), Andrea Scholz (Wirtschaftsförderung der Stadt Karlsruhe), Thomas Bystry (Shell / Clean Energy Partnership), Andreas Frömmel (Sunfire), Maxime Zeller (EIFER), Mathias Kurras (Linde), Jacques Sacreste (EIFER), Pascal Terrien (EIFER), Philipp Braunsdorf (NOW)

A new hydrogen filling station was commissioned in Karlsruhe using hydrogen produced on-site using solar energy The station will be operated by H2 MOBILITY, a new joint venture formed by the industry partners Daimler, Air Liquide, Linde, Shell, OMV and TOTAL in order to expand the German nationwide hydrogen network …

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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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South Australia sets off on hydrogen roadmap

Minister Paul Fletcher at the Electric Vehicle Council Launch

A$9 million from the SA state government will support a production facility and bus trial Having lagged behind other markets in terms of EV uptake and infrastructure, Australia seems to be taking greater interest of late. The South Australian Government has announced a A$9 million commitment to implement the first …

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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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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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OMV opens hydrogen filling station in Graz

Dr. Peter Piffl-Percevic (Member of the local council Graz), Manuela Khom (Vice President of the Styrian Landtag), Wilfried Gepp (Head of the OMV filling station business in Austria) . Source: OMV

Integrated oil and gas major opens its fourth Austrian hydrogen station Dr. Peter Piffl-Percevic, Member of the local council Graz and Wilfried Gepp, Head of the OMV filling station business in Austria, today opened the OMV hydrogen filling station in Graz Liebenau (Styria). This is the fourth hydrogen filling station …

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Air Products fuel in CA now below US$10/Kg

Technical advancements and a reported increase in service users pushes H2 prices down Air Products announced that it has achieved a pricing milestone at several California fueling stations, which are now offering hydrogen to fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) customers at under US$10 per kilogram. Advancements in fueling technology, and …

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Liquid hydrogen could support sustainable air travel

Credit: DLR

Leiden University Professor argues that hydrogen-powered flight could be a viable route decarbonising transport Transport makes up around 20% of global energy use around the world, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). As governments and industry look to more sustainable solutions, a new study published by physicist Jo Hermans …

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