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GLC F-CELL: Mercedes’ hydrogen hybrid

The new Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL

The world’s first plug-in fuel cell electric vehicle could be the hybrid solution to electric transportation’s problems Attendees at the IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt are witnessing unprecedented levels of electrification in vehicles displayed this year, but even against this backdrop, the latest announcement from Mercedes-Benz may come as …

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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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