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FUEL CELLS: Bosch calls on EU to 'boldly embrace' fuel cell vehicles to meet climate goals

  • Date: 14-05-20
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Auto News

FRANKFURT -- Robert Bosch has called on the European Union to encourage a switch to a hydrogen-based economy to meet the bloc's climate commitments. Without fuel cells that use compressed hydrogen to generate electricity or synthetic "eFuels" that require the gas as a building block, the EU risks missing its goal of carbon neutrality by 2050, according to Bosch CEO Volkmar Denner.

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FUEL CELLS: Volvo & Daimler form JV for fuel cells for heavy duty vehicles

  • Date: 21-04-20
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Daimler

Sharing the Green Deal vision of sustainable transport and a carbon neutral Europe by 2050, two leading companies in the commercial vehicle industry, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group, have signed a preliminary non-binding agreement to establish a new joint venture. The intention is to develop, produce and commercialize fuel cell systems for heavy-duty vehicle applications and other use cases. Daimler will consolidate all its current fuel cell activities in the joint venture. The Volvo Group

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FUEL CELLS: Climate change: 'Bath sponge' breakthrough could boost cleaner cars

Like a bath sponge, the product is able to hold and release large quantities of the gas at lower pressure and cost. Made up of billions of tiny pores, a single gram of the new aluminium-based material has a surface area the size of a football pitch.

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FUEL CELLS: Fraunhofer leads fuel cell recycling project

  • Date: 07-04-20
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: H2-View

The ‘BreCycle’ project, comprising Fraunhofer, Proton Motor Fuel Cell, MAIREC Edelmetallgesellschaft, Electrocycling and KLEIN Anlagenbau, aims to develop a sustainable process for the processing of fuel cells, with which high-quality material fractions can be generated, especially from the electrode coating, and the polymer membrane can be separated.

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FUEL CELLS: Toyota and Hino to Jointly Develop Heavy-Duty Fuel Cell Truck

  • Date: 24-03-20
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Toyota

Toyota City, Japan, March 23, 2020―Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Hino Motors, Ltd. (Hino) have agreed to jointly develop a heavy-duty fuel cell truck, and to proceed with initiatives toward its practical use through verification tests and other means.

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FUEL CELLS: Hydrogen fuel cells the next big disruptive technology – Sibanye-Stillwater

  • Date: 19-02-20
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Mining Weekly

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – The next big disruptive technology will be hydrogen fuel cell technology, which is platinum rich, Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman said on Wednesday.

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FUEL CELLS: Another step forward for world’s largest hydrogen truck at Mogalakwena

  • Date: 12-02-20
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Mining Weekly

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Development of the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mine truck took another step forward this week.

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FUEL CELLS: Williams Advanced Engineering developing battery system for Anglo American’s hydrogen-powered mine haul truck

  • Date: 11-02-20
  • Category: FUEL CELLS
  • Source: Green Car Congress

Global mining company, Anglo American, has engaged Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) to develop its new Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV): a 290-tonne electrically powered mining haul truck, which is set to be the world’s largest electrified vehicle. (Earlier post.)

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