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Mercedes-Benz ships world’s first fuel cell and plug-in hybrid

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL: Marktstart für weltweit erstes Elektrofahrzeug mit Brennstoffzelle und Plug-in-Hybrid-TechnologieMercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL: Market launch of the world's first electric vehicle featuring fuel cell and plug-in hybrid technology

Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL vehicles are the first to run on both electricity and a hydrogen fuel cell Mercedes-Benz is setting a further milestone on the road to emission-free driving with the handover of the first GLC F-CELL vehicles to selected customers in the German market. The Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL (combined …

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Energy Commission approves US$8-million grant for hydrogen fuel cell station

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The fuel cell station will source its hydrogen from renewable biogas The California Energy Commission has voted to approve an US$8-million grant to develop a high-capacity hydrogen fuelling station to service and promote the expansion of zero-emission fuel cell electric Class 8 drayage trucks at the Port of Long Beach. …

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Georgia Tech designs low temperature methane fuel cell

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Georgia Tech’s methane fuel cell can run around 500 degrees Celsius, around half of conventional methane fuel cells Fuel cells have not been particularly known for their practicality and affordability, but that may have just changed. There’s a new cell that runs on cheap fuel at temperatures comparable to automobile …

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Volkswagen and US elite Stanford University develop fuel cell

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Volkswagen and Stanford’s new fuel cell utilises less platinum than conventional fuel cells The fuel cell is regarded as a serious alternative to the classic electric car with battery cells. However, the biggest problem is the comparatively high cost of the technology. A partnership between Volkswagen and the prestigious Stanford …

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Hyundai Motor and H2 Energy to operate fleet of fuel cell electric trucks

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Hyundai and H2E will supply the first trucks in 2019 Hyundai Motor Company has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Swiss hydrogen company H2 Energy (H2E). Beginning in 2019 and over a five-year period, Hyundai Motor and H2 Energy will provide 1,000 heavy-duty fuel cell electric trucks and …

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Alstom’s hydrogen trains enter passenger service in Lower Saxony

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A full tank provides Alstom’s hydrogen fuel cell trains with a 1,000-km range Alstom has premiered the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell train. The Coradia iLint, built by Alstom in Salzgitter, Germany, is equipped with fuel cells which convert hydrogen and oxygen into electricity, thus eliminating pollutant emissions related to …

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Ballard to divest non-core power manager business

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Ballard will keep some of its fuel cell assets Ballard Power Systems has entered into a definitive agreement to divest certain non-core assets of its subsidiary, Protonex, related to the power manager business, to Revision Military, a private US-based company, for up to US$16 million in cash. Ballard will retain …

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