Automotive

Hydrogen Vehicles to ‘Evolve in the Future’

HYDROGEN vehicles have received billions of pounds of investment into them in recent years and they could help reduce emissions from some of the most-polluting vehicles on UK roads. Hydrogen fuel cell technology has been the focus of many recent investments, with Governments, organisations and automakers all pledging funds to the promising …

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Shanghai’s Jiading Concentrates on Hydrogen Fuel Cells

SHANGHAI – Jiading District in east China’s Shanghai issued policies for promoting automobile industry development featuring electrification, automation, network connection, and sharing on Wednesday at a conference, and an action plan was also released for accelerating the development of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, according to Jiading District Economic Commission. Through efforts …

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SoCalGas Continues Transition of Fleet to Hydrogen

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has received 23 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (HFCEV), marking the company’s first purchase of hydrogen-powered vehicles. The company plans to expand its fleet of HFCEVs to 50 next month. These HFCEVs are an important step for SoCalGas in decarbonizing its fleet and supports …

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Hyundai commits A$1.7M to H2 refuelling station in Sydney

The new refueller will replace an existing hydrogen refuelling station, which has been operational since 2014 and has served both Hyundai and competitor fuel-cell electric vehicles and hydrogen forklifts. Hyundai said the upgraded facility will allow it to support the company’s expanding range of HFCV through faster refuelling and through …

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Canada – First Hydrogen creates NetzeroH2 Stations

First Hydrogen Corp. has established a new wholly owned subsidiary NetzeroH2 Inc. The company will be in charge of designing, producing and rolling out hydrogen stations for drivers of the firm’s vehicles. With this new service, the company seeks to expand its automotive strategy and build its relationship with owners …

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AUS – A future for Hydrogen-Powered buses?

BOC (British Oxygen Company) of Australia – part of the multinational industrial gas company – has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Foton mobility, a Chinese company that manufactures trucks and buses, to develop the hydrogen bus sector in Australia and New Zealand. Coincidentally, my daughter drives a Foton pickup …

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GM expands market for Hydrogen Fuel Cells beyond vehicles

DETROIT  — General Motors is finding new markets for its hydrogen fuel cell systems, announcing that it will work with another company to build mobile electricity generators, electric vehicle charging stations and power generators for military camps. The emissions-free generators will be designed to power large commercial buildings in the …

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Victoria Supports H2 Transport Infrastructure Pilots

In the Australian state of Victoria, the government has backed studies and trials for the use of green hydrogen (made from renewables) for use in heavy transport. The funding of 7 million Australian dollars (4.43 million euros) should help support refuelling stations and the development of fuel cell electric buses …

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A H2- Fueled Duramax Engine Could Happen?

When it comes to vehicles that tow and haul, eliminating tailpipe emissions is a bit of a tricky thing because battery packs are, at the end of the day, rather large and heavy. The size and weight penalties are a reality for battery-electric passenger vehicles too, of course, but they’re …

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Honda, Isuzu To Test Hydrogen-powered Trucks on Japan’s Public Roads

The next phase in the development of hydrogen-powered trucks is set to go underway, with Isuzu Motors and Honda Motor planning to test their joint project on Japanese public roads this year. The Japanese companies have joined forces to develop a large fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV), which can run for …

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