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FUEL CELLS: Hyundai Motor, H2 Energy JV to spearhead hydrogen mobility in Europe; 1,600 fuel cell heavy-duty trucks to the JV through 2025

  • Date: 16-04-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Hyundai Motor Company and H2 Energy AG have signed a contract for a joint venture—Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility—aimed at taking a lead across Europe’s burgeoning hydrogen mobility ecosystem.

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FUEL CELLS: DOE: more than 6,500 fuel cell vehicles are on the road in the US

  • Date: 29-03-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

The number of fuel cell vehicles available to consumers and on the road continues to grow as exhibited by sales and lease volumes. As of February 2019, there were 6,558 fuel cell vehicles on the road, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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FUEL CELLS: This Fuel-Cell Company CEO Doesn't Believe in Fuel-Cell Cars

  • Date: 20-03-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Bloomberg

Fuel cells have no more passionate an advocate than Bloom Energy Corp. Chief Executive Officer K.R. Sridhar, whose company makes power generators with them and tirelessly touts their ability to produce clean energy.

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FUEL CELLS: 'Goldilocks' thinking to cut cost of fuel cells in electric vehicles

  • Date: 21-02-19
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Purdue

Electric vehicles running on fuel cells are too pricey to scale up. A new method can help cut down on expensive platinum needed in fuel cell electrodes.

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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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