Hydrogen – Fuel Cell Technology, Infrastructure

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April 23, 2015 - Industry News

FedEx Adds Fuel Cell Cargo Tractors in Memphis

Photo courtesy of FedEx.

FedEx has added 15 hydrogen fuel cell-powered Charlatte ground support equipment (GSE) cargo tractors and a hydrogen fueling station funded by a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. DOE.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, U.S. Department of Energy, Hydrogen Fueling Stations, FedEx, Plug Power

April 6, 2015 - Industry News

Website Offers Fuel Cell Emergency Training

The 2016 Toyota Mirai fuel cell sedan is due to hit U.S. roads in the fall. Photo courtesy of Toyota.

The Hydrogen Emergency Response Training Resource website is designed to eliminate duplicative efforts among various government and private training groups.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, U.S. Department of Energy, California, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

April 1, 2015 - Industry News

Utah Gov. Approves Natural Gas Tax Increase

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. Official Photo

Utah's Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed a transportation infrastructure funding bill that includes increases in the state tax on natural gas and hydrogen vehicle fuel.

Tags: Legislation, Fuel Tax, Natural Gas Vehicles, Utah, Hydrogen Fuel

March 27, 2015 - Global News

Toshiba Participating in Hydrogen Research Project

Toshiba Corporation will participate in a four-year project involving the use of a hydrogen-producing water electrolysis system in Scotland, the company announced.

Tags: Toshiba, Solar Power, Scotland, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

March 24, 2015 - Industry News

Feds Ramping Up Purchase of Zero-Emission Vehicles

Photo courtesy of WhiteHouse.gov.

The federal government plans to increase its purchasing of zero-emission vehicles, following an executive order signed by President Obama requiring 50 percent of the federal fleet to be battery-electric or hydrogen vehicles by 2025.

Tags: Federal Fleet, Barack Obama, Zero-Emission Vehicles

February 18, 2015 - Industry News

Calif. Offers Funding to Fleets With Worst Air Pollution

Photo courtesy of Ford.

Public fleets serving disadvantaged communities in California can apply for up to $15,000 in rebates for each green light-duty vehicle purchased. Plug-in hybrids, battery or range-extended electric vehicles, and fuel-cell vehicles are eligible.

Tags: CARB, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Grant Funding, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles, State Grants, Air Pollution

February 16, 2015 - Global News

Toyota, Nissan, Honda to Support Hydrogen Fuel Stations in Japan

Hydrogen station in Ebina, Kanagawa, Japan. Photo by Honda, Nissan, and Toyota.

Toyota, Nissan, and Honda will work together to help develop hydrogen fueling station infrastructure in Japan. Specific measures to be undertaken by the three manufacturers will be determined at a later date.

Tags: Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Japan, Hydrogen Fueling Stations

January 29, 2015 - Industry News

Toyota Expands Production of Mirai Fuel Cell Sedan

Photo of Mirai sedan courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to expand production of its Mirai hydrogen fuel cell sedan to 3,000 units in 2017 for Japan, the U.S., and Europe.

Tags: Toyota, Toyota Mirai, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Japan

January 28, 2015 - Industry News

Fuel Cell Renault Vans with Range Extenders Tested

Photo: Renault

Symbio FCell has launched five Renault Kangoo ZE electric powered by its hydrogen fuel cell range extender that's part of a fleet project to deploy 40 Kangoo ZE vehicles equipped with Symbio FCell’s range extender.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Renault, France

January 21, 2015 - Industry News

California Approves $12 Million for Alt-Fuel Projects

Photo via Wikipedia.

The California Energy Commission has approved $12 million for three alternative fuel projects that support green-vehicle initiatives that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and dependence on petroleum-based fuels.

Tags: California, California Energy Commission, State Grants, GSA

January 19, 2015 - Global News

Toyota Mirai Orders Reach 1,500 in Japan

Photo courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota’s Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has already reached 1,500 orders in Japan, according to the automaker.

Tags: Toyota, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Toyota Mirai, Japan

January 14, 2015 - Industry News

Honda to Introduce EV, Plug-In Hybrid by 2018

Photo of Honda FCV by Mike Antich.

Honda will produce new battery-electric and plug-in hybrid models by 2018, the automaker announced at the North American International Auto Show, where the company also showed its FCV Concept hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.

Tags: Honda, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 7, 2015 - Executive Fleet News

Mercedes-Benz Shows Self-Driving Fuel-Cell Sedan Concept

Photo by Mike Antich.

Mercedes-Benz showed off a self-driving luxury research sedan at the Consumer Electronics Show that allows occupants to relax in a "lounge-like interior" or get some work done while being driven from point to point.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, CES, Concept Vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, Luxury Sedans, Autonomous Vehicles

January 7, 2015 - Industry News

Toyota Releases Hydrogen Fuel Cell Patents

Toyota Mirai

Toyota is hoping to increase adoption of hydrogen fuel cell technology by inviting royalty-free use of an estimated 5,680 global fuel cell patents.

Tags: Toyota, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, CES, Patents

December 29, 2014 - Industry News

Hyster and Yale to Offer Fuel Cell Lift Trucks

With the acquisition of a hydrogen fuel cell company, NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc., parent company of Hyster and Yale Materials Handling, is set to begin producing OEM-integrated fuel cell technology into lift trucks.

Tags: Fuel Cell Vehicles, Forklift, Yale Materials Handling Corporation

December 24, 2014 - Industry News

Top 10 News of 2014 on GreenFleetMagazine.com

(Clockwise from l. to r.) Phinergy EV battery; Ford's 2015 F-150; Toyota's hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle; and Tesla's Model S battery-electric vehicles

As 2014 comes to a close, take a look back at the 10 most-read news stories on the Green Fleet website.

Tags: Green Fleet Magazine, Alternative Fuels, Aluminum, Tax Incentives

December 12, 2014 - Industry News

BMW to Debut Hydrogen Fuel Cell Drive System

Photo: BMW

BMW will unveil its first-ever electric hydrogen fuel cell drive system at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the automaker announced.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Detroit Auto Show, BMW

December 11, 2014 - Industry News

First Northern Calif. Hydro Refueling Station Opens

Photo of hydrogen station in Torrance, Calif., by Thi Dao.

The first hydrogen refueling station in Northern California has opened in West Sacramento, marking the 10th such station in a state with aggressive plans to support fuel cell vehicles.

Tags: Hydrogen Fueling Stations, California, California Energy Commission

December 4, 2014 - Industry News

Volkswagen Ramps up Fuel Cell Development

Photo of Passat HyMotion courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen has begun testing a hydrogen fuel cell version of its Passat sedan on the streets of California and has developed a fuel cell model of the Golf SportWagen for research.

Tags: Volkswagen, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Passat

November 26, 2014 - Industry News

Toyota Discusses Fleet Strategy for Fuel Cell Vehicle

The Toyota Mirai uses large air intakes that blend oxygen with hydrogen fuel to power the vehicle. Photo by Paul Clinton.

Toyota has begun discussing its Mirai fuel cell vehicle with commercial fleet clients, and will roll out a strategy to place the vehicle in the hands of commercial and government fleet users in 2015.

Tags: Toyota, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Toyota Mirai, Hydrogen Fueling Stations

November 25, 2014 - Industry News

Honda Funding Hydrogen Fuel Stations in California

Photo by FirstElement.

Honda's $13.8 million in financial assistance, combined with anticipated future grants from the State of California, could allow FirstElement Fuel to add at least 12 stations to California’s hydrogen fuel network.

Tags: Honda, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, California Energy Commission, Hydrogen Fueling Stations, FirstElement Fuel

November 20, 2014 - Executive Fleet News

Audi Introduces Hydrogen Fuel Cell A7 Sedan

Photo by Paul Clinton.

Audi has added its name to the list of automakers developing a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle, as the automaker introduced the A7 Sportback h-tron quattro concept at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.

Tags: Audi, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Audi A7, L.A. Auto Show

November 19, 2014 - Industry News

BMW-Toyota Collaboration Could Result in Fuel Cell Vehicle

A collaboration between BMW and Toyota could lead to the German automaker's next hydrogen fuel cell vehicle that may be called the i5, according to a report from Autocar.

Tags: BMW, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Toyota Mirai

November 18, 2014 - Industry News

Honda Delays Fuel Cell Vehicle Until 2016

Photo: Honda

Honda plans to sell its production hydrogen fuel cell vehicle in 2016 rather than 2015 as it had planned, the automaker announced Monday.

Tags: Honda, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Japan, Concept Vehicles, 2016-MY

November 17, 2014 - Industry News

Toyota Names Fuel Cell Sedan Mirai

President and CEO Akio Toyoda announces the name of the new hyrdogen fuel-cell vehicle.

Toyota has revealed the name of its fuel cell sedan. The Mirai means future in Japanese. Also in Toyota's future are plans to build more hydrogen fueling stations in several Northeastern states.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, FirstElement Fuel, Japan, Toyota, Toyota Mirai

 

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