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FUEL CELLS: The SA Post Office is testing hydrogen-powered scooters to help deliver mail

  • Date: 08-02-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Business Tech

South Africa is currently working on a number of new transport technologies as it slowly moves away from petrol and diesel-based engines.

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FUEL CELLS: World’s first hydrogen fuel cell train tours across Germany

  • Date: 29-01-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Global Railway Review

Presenting the ready-to-use hydrogen technology in six federal states, Alstom will demonstrate an emission-free alternative for non-electrified lines.

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FUEL CELLS: New fuel cell vehicle technology uses cobalt

  • Date: 22-01-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Mining Weekly

A promising new fuel cell technology, which uses a cobalt-based catalyst, mirrors the world’s current ‘well-to-wheel’ refuelling ecosystem in being designed to allow motorists to call at conventional petrol stations to fill up with the liquid fuel from which hydrogen is extracted and then converted into vehicle-driving electricity.

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FUEL CELLS: Hydrogen fuel cells have been written off for decades, but Toyota's Katsuhiko Hirose says they area just coming into their own

  • Date: 18-01-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: The Drive

If you want to bring the wrath of Twitter upon you, suggest that electric vehicles could be powered by something other than batteries. Only the utterly naïve seem to think that any technology bringing zero emission transportation should be worth the consideration. Mention fuel cells, and you will swiftly be denounced as an idiot, an agent of Big Oil, or worse. Tesla’s Elon Musk routinely piles invective on fuel cells, calling them "mind-bogglingly stupid," "incredibly dumb" and "fool cells”—schoolyard taunts that resonate especially well with battery-bullies.

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FUEL CELLS: AFC Energy announces world's first electric vehicle charger based on hydrogen fuel-cell technology

  • Date: 17-01-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Auto Express

A UK firm has demonstrated what it claims is the world’s first electric vehicle (EV) charger based on hydrogen fuel cell technology. Surrey-based AFC Energy’s CH2ARGE hydrogen-powered rapid chargers are capable of charging an average EV to 80 per cent capacity in less than an hour, all without having to tap into the National Grid.

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FUEL CELLS: South Korea lifts target for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles

  • Date: 16-01-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Just Auto

The South Korean government aims to have around 80,000 hydrogen-powered fuel-cell vehicles on the country's roads by 2022, as it looks to expand the country's "hydrogen economy".

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FUEL CELLS: PAU: Hydrogen infrastructure plans have started

  • Date: 14-01-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Fuel Cell Buses

Last Friday, a new step in the FEBUS project was unveiled : the construction works of the refuelling station have started to prepare the way for FEBUS, the first worldwide BRT system using fuel cell buses.

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FUEL CELLS: Alstom and Eversholt Rail unveil a new hydrogen train design for the UK

  • Date: 07-01-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Alstom

Alstom and Eversholt Rail have unveiled the design of a new hydrogen train for the UK market. The train, codenamed ‘Breeze’, will be a conversion of existing Class 321 trains, reengineering some of the UK’s most reliable rolling stock, to create a clean train for the modern age. These trains could run across the UK as early as 2022, emitting only water and no harmful emissions at all.  

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