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FCEV sales to grow 42% by 2024, report says

NEXO FCEV.  Source: Hyundai.

A report from Global Market Insights expects FCEV unit sales to exceed 300,000 by 2024 Sales of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) over the last year were somewhat disappointing in comparison to expectations, however a new report by Global Market Insights (GMI) suggests that the slump will not last. Research …

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Ballard fuel cells power 500 trucks in China

Some of the 500 licensed and plated Dongfeng Special Vehicle box van trucks, powered by Ballard fuel cell stacks (CNW Group/Ballard Power Systems Inc.)

Ballard Power Systems to deploy 500 fuel cell electric commercial trucks in Shanghai Ballard Power Systems has announced a deployment of 500 licensed fuel cell electric commercial trucks  in China. Each of the 500 Dongfeng Special Vehicle FCEVs trucks is licensed, plated and powered by a 30kW fuel cell engine …

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California’s SunLine orders five New Flyer FCEV buses

New Flyer's Xcelsior battery electric bus

Five Xcelsior FCEV buses to be trialled by Riverside metro operator SunLine Riverside, California transport operator SunLine Transit Agency has placed an order for five New Flyer Xcelsior forty-foot fuel cell-electric transit buses to add to its fleet. As part of an order backed by the California Air Resources Board’s …

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Shanghai Edrive opens fuel cell facility

Technicians at Ballard’s fuel cell stack production facilities in Burnaby, Canada.

Shanghai Edrive site will assemble Chinese-produced Ballard fuel cell stacks into 30kW and 85kW FCEV engines Ballard Power Systems has announced that a subsidiary of Broad-Ocean Motor – Shanghai Edrive – has commissioned a fuel cell manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China. Shanghai Edrive will assemble Ballard FCveloCity® 30kW and 85kW fuel …

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CMB launches world’s first hydrogen-diesel passenger vessel

Source: CMB

Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has announced the launch of the Hydroville – the world’s first accredited passenger shuttle to operate under both hydrogen and diesel propulsion. Earlier in November, CMB completed successful sea-trials of the Hydroville passenger shuttle and received the Certificate of Class from accreditation group Lloyd’s Register. This …

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Hydrogen offers US$2.5 trillion potential, Council says

Hydrogen Council leaders at the COP23 conference in Bonn. Source: Hydrogen Council

The Hydrogen Council reveals first-of-a kind study showing hydrogen’s contribution as a key pillar of the energy transition As global leaders gathered at COP 23 in Bonn, 18 key leaders in their industry verticals, united in the Hydrogen Council coalition, came together to launch the first globally quantified vision of …

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