Fuel / Technology: Hydrogen Fuel Cell

Daimler Truck, Volvo Group launch joint fuel-cell company

March 2, 2021The new company, cellcentric, will develop, produce and commercialize fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks, as well as other applications.

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Hyzon to produce critical fuel-cell components near Chicago

March 2, 2021At full capacity, the Hyzon Innovation Center should produce enough MEAs, the critical component of a fuel cell that account for about 70% of the cost of a fuel cell stack, to cover the production needs for up to 12,000 FCEVs every year.

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Santa Monica to pilot delivery zones for zero-emissions vehicles

March 1, 2021If this catches on, diesel- and gas-powered delivery vehicles will no longer be delivering to residents at some California addresses. The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) and the city of Santa Monica have launched what they said is the first Zero Emissions Delivery Zone (ZEDZ) in the nation.

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Nominations Open for 2021 ACT Expo Fleet Awards

March 1, 2021Fleet Awards to highlight ongoing sustainability efforts from fleets across the country and from every major on-road transportation sector.

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Nikola Reveals Timeline To Market For Two And Tre Fuel Cell Trucks

February 26, 2021The timeline shows its development is much faster than that involving the Nikola Two. The prototype design freeze must have occurred in 2020. In 2021, we’ll have prototype testing and fuel cell validation. In 2022, Nikola will start road trials and “production-intent customer road trials and validation.” Production is expected to begin in 2023.

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Nikola to Start Building Fuel-Cell Cabover Prototypes

February 24, 2021In an update on its North American hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle commercial truck program, the company said the fuel-cell variant of the Nikola Tre cabover will follow the launch of North American production of the Tre battery-electric truck.

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Nikola Two Truck Will Run 900 Miles on Tank of Hydrogen, Company Says

February 23, 2021Nikola Corp. said that its long-range fuel-cell semi truck will get as much as 900 miles on a tank of hydrogen when it comes out in 2024, as the startup works to bolster its position in the increasingly competitive field of zero-emission freight vehicles.

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Auckland plans to power its public transport bus fleet with hydrogen

February 23, 2021Auckland Transport (AT) and Hiringa Energy Limited are looking at trialing hydrogen powered bus services – using a hydrogen refueling facility being developed in south Auckland.

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Blue hydrogen made with renewable gas will be available in Western U.S.

February 17, 2021Clean Power Capital Corp. has provided additional information about the technology being developed by PowerTap Hydrogen Fueling Corp., an investee company of Clean Power.

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Clean Fuels Ohio’s New Brand Aligns with National Leadership in Clean Transportation

February 16, 2021Clean Fuels Ohio looks forward to strengthening relationships with industry, government, and organizations as we move forward together.

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World’s first hydrogen double deckers enter service in Aberdeen

February 12, 2021Run by First Bus – Scotland’s largest bus operator – in a project led by Aberdeen City Council, the world’s first fleet of double decker hydrogen buses represent a major step forward in reducing climate change.

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Xebec Delivering Hydrogen System to Fuel Port of Long Beach Operations

February 11, 2021Xebec Adsorption Inc., a global provider of clean energy solutions for renewable and low carbon gases, has received a hydrogen purification system order from FuelCell Energy Inc., a manufacturer of fuel cell clean power platforms.

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SoCalGas Provides Funding for Hydrogen Fuel Technology

February 9, 2021Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) says it will provide $1.3 million to fund the development of four hydrogen fuel technologies that could provide emissions-free transportation at ports in California and around the world

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Baja 1000 Cybertruck Opponent Is No Buggy: It’s A Fuel Cell Pickup Truck

February 9, 2021If the SCG 010 Zero finds homes with hydrogen stations nearby, it may be quite a nice pickup truck for the ones able to afford one. In 2023, we’ll see how it does when compared to the Tesla Cybertruck.

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Fuel cell startup Hyzon Motors appears in line for SPAC windfall

February 8, 2021Fuel cell startup Hyzon Motors Inc. appears in line for a cash windfall from a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) as soon as this week. It would join a parade of electric vehicle makers and infrastructure companies getting their businesses funded by eager investors.

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Who’s behind the current wave of hype about hydrogen?

February 5, 2021Many believe that hydrogen may have a role to play in industrial processes, and for powering heavy-duty vehicles, including ocean-going ships and aircraft.

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