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Toyota reveals new hydrogen fuel cell truck

Second version of Toyota's fuel cell heavy truck

Toyota’s Project Portal Beta has an improved range compared to the previous model Toyota has unveiled the second iteration of its hydrogen fuel cell electric Class 8 truck. The new truck, known internally as “Beta,” expands on the capabilities of Toyota’s first Project Portal test vehicle by increasing the estimated …

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Ballard powers El Dorado fuel cell e-buses in California

El Dorado National Axess fuel cell electric bus

The 40-foot Axess FCEBs offer extended range, exceeding 260 miles El Dorado National fuel cell electric buses (FCEBs), powered by Ballard FCveloCity-HD modules, have successfully completed rigorous testing at The Altoona Bus Research and Testing Centre under a programme established by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). El Dorado National FCEBs …

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Hexagon secures contract for the first hydrogen-powered vessel in the US

Artist's impression of the 'Water-Go-Round'

Hexagon’s high-pressure tanks will contain enough hydrogen to operate the vessel for up to two days between refuelling Hexagon Lincoln, a subsidiary of Hexagon Composites, will supply high-pressure hydrogen tanks for the first hydrogen fuel cell vessel in the US. Golden Gate Zero Emission Marine (GGZEM) has been awarded a US$3 …

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NFI, Penske to trial Freightliner electric trucks

A Freightliner eM2

Penske Truck Leasing and NFI Industries will operate the first of Daimler’s battery-electric eCascadia heavy-duty trucks and eM2 106 medium-duty trucks later this year Earlier in June 2018, Daimler Trucks presented two new fully electric trucks from its US-subsidiary Freightliner. Now, Daimler officially announced the first two customers to operate …

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Southern California Edison applies for massive charging expansion

Charge Ready charge point

Southern California Edison wants to increase its number of charging points from 1,000 to 49,000 Two years ago, Southern California Edison launched Charge Ready, a pilot programme to increase the availability of charging for passenger electric vehicles. After having recently installed Charge Ready’s 1,000th EV charging station, SCE has filed …

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Lightning Systems wins California ZEV approval for its electric vans

Lightning systems van

Lightning Systems receives approval for its Ford Transit 350 HD conversion  Lightning Systems has received an executive order from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the zero-emissions Lightning Electric model for Ford Transit. Lightning Electric is a battery-electric drivetrain package for the Ford Transit 350HD, a product used extensively by …

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New York Governor announces US$250 million investment in EVs

Southern-California-Edison-Charge-Ready

The initiative, through state funding and co-investments with the private sector, aims to make EVs more ‘user-friendly for all’ New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans for a US$250 million investment in the future of EVs, with an initiative which will focus on aggressively accelerating New Yorkers’ adoption of …

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