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Ballard Signs LOI to Power First-Ever Fuel Cell Tram-Buses With Van Hool in France

Ballard Signs LOI to Power First-Ever Fuel Cell Tram-Buses With Van Hool in France sustainable urban mobility public transport

VANCOUVER and PAU, France, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that the company has accepted a Letter of Intent to provide FCveloCity®-HD 100-kilowatt fuel cell engines to power 8 ExquiCity tram-buses being built by Van Hool NV (“Van Hool”; www.vanhool.be), a Ballard partner in Europe, for delivery in Pau, France to the SMTU-PPP (Syndicat Mixte de Transports urbains – Pau Portesdes

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Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) deploys its first 100 zero-emission vehicles across Europe

The most ambitious fuel cell vehicle deployment promises to expand access to clean-energy transportation February 08, 2017 BRUSSELS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) – the ambitious multi-country, multi-partner project to demonstrate that hydrogen can support Europe’s future transport demands – today announced that the first 100 fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) deployed by H2ME are now on the road in Germany, France

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Fuel Cell EV Taxis & Car Sharing Services in Korea

Hyundai Motor is stepping up its efforts to commercialize its hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs), the first of its kind in the world, to become a top manufacturer of environmentally-friendly cars. Hyundai said Monday that it will sell FCEVs as taxis and begin a car sharing program later this year to promote the use of the emission-free vehicles among

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Toyota challenges high-school students to build fuel-cell cars

The Japanese carmaker is working with California high schools to teach students about the technology and encourage them to enter STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) career fields. As part of the Hydrogen Horizon Automotive Challenge, students will build and race their own remote-control fuel-cell cars. The program kicked off August 9 with a teacher-training event at Toyota’s U.S. headquarters

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Mercedes to Unveil an Entire Fleet of Electric Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz is planning its own distinct line of electric vehicles, challenging BMW and Tesla Motors Inc. in a bet that alternative-fuel cars have the potential to become profitable. Mercedes will add two electric sport utility vehicles and two sedans, according to two people familiar with the plan. Mercedes will create a new sub-brand for the cars, though a name hasn’t been

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TOYOTA To Stop investing in Diesel Engines

Toyota is considering phasing out diesels entirely, Karl Schlicht—executive vice president of Toyota Europe—said in a recent interview with British magazine Autocar. Stricter emissions standards are one reason for this potential change, Schlicht said, but Toyota also doesn’t find them to be particularly important to its bottom line. The Yaris diesel model makes up less than 10 percent of the

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HYUNDAI Motor to Operate Self-Driving Taxis at Research Center

Hyundai Motor Group plans to operate self-driving taxis at its research center in Namyang, Gyeonggi Province, from later this month, a local newspaper reported on July 6. MoneyToday, citing unnamed company officials, reported that a total of five autonomous taxis, based on Hyundai’s fuel-cell sport utility vehicle Tucson ix and the Ioniq hybrid compact, will be operated. The Namyang center

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