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Faurecia and Michelin to create a global leader in hydrogen mobility

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Fuel cells are on the EU’s six Important Projects of Common Interest. Michelin and Faurecia will create a joint venture bringing together all of Michelin’s fuel cell related activities – including its subsidiary Symbio – with those of Faurecia. Symbio will be owned equally by Faurecia and Michelin. This French …

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ecovolta’s new Li-ion safety concept prevents fires in electric vehicles

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ecovolta’s system automatically disconnects faulty cells from the battery Swiss battery system manufacturer ecovolta is introducing a new safety concept in its lithium-ion batteries, which has been proven to reduce the risk of battery fires and cell explosions in e-mobility applications. To achieve this, ecovolta employs cell junctions made of …

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Department of Energy announces US$31 million in funding to advance hydrogen production

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The H2@Scale concept will help advance large-scale hydrogen production The US Department of Energy has announced up to US$31 million in funding to advance the H2@Scale concept. The focus of H2@Scale is to enable affordable and reliable large-scale hydrogen generation, transport, storage, and utilisation in the US across multiple sectors. …

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Daimler and BMW to develop next-generation technologies for automated driving

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The two companies will initially work to develop automated driving for highways Daimler and BMW are to join forces on automated driving. Initially, the focus will be on advancing the development of next-generation technologies for driver assistance systems, automated driving on highways and parking features (up to SAE Level 4). …

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SK Innovation plans to build new battery plant in Europe, the major EV market

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SK Innovation will invest US$859 million in its Hungarian plant SK Innovation has expanded its electric vehicle battery business into the global market since the beginning of this year. SK Innovation announced that it would invest about US$859 million in Hungary only three months after it made an announcement to …

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Air Liquide invests in world’s largest membrane-based electrolyser

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Air Liquide will use build the electrolyser to increase the hydrogen capacity of its Bécancour facility by 50% Air Liquide has announced the construction in Canada of the largest PEM (Proton-Exchange Membrane) electrolyser in the world with a 20 MW capacity for the production of carbon-free hydrogen. This investment allows the …

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