Hydrogen – Fuel Cell Technology, Infrastructure

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November 1, 2011 - Industry News

Nissan Releases 6-Year Environmental Plan

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN -- Nissan Motor Co. unveiled its new six-year environmental plan, Nissan Green Program 2016 (NGP 2016), which focuses on three areas: reduction of carbon footprint, a shift to renewable energy, and an increase in the diversity of resources used by Nissan.

Tags: Nissan, Renault-Nissan Alliance, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Transmissions, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles

October 25, 2011 - Industry News

CSA Opens New Lab to Test Components for Hydrogen Vehicles

CLEVELAND – CSA International, a testing and certification organization, has unveiled a new laboratory within its Cleveland facility to offer third-party testing of appliances and components for hydrogen vehicles and fueling stations.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Hydrogen Fueling Stations

October 10, 2011 - Industry News

Fuel Cell Vehicle Market Projected to Reach $16.9 Billion by 2020

BOULDER, CO – According to a recent report from Pike Research, cumulative commercial sales of fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) will surpass 1 million by the end of this decade, generating $16.9 billion in annual revenue by 2020.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Pike Research

October 3, 2011 - Industry News

2011 Green Fleet Conference: Sessions Standing Room Only

DALLAS – The theme of the 2011 Green Fleet Conference, “Going Green Makes More Cents,” rang true throughout Monday’s sessions.

Tags: Green Fleet Conference

September 13, 2011 - Industry News

California Energy Commission Prioritizes Alt-Fuel Funding Goals

The California Energy Commission last week unanimously adopted the state's third annual transportation energy investment plan. The latest investment plan for the Energy Commission's Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program prioritizes $100 million in state funds to leverage funding and investments from federal agencies, research institutions, private investors, auto manufacturers and other stakeholders.

Tags: Flex-Fuel Vehicles, California, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, California Energy Commission, Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, Biofuels, EV Charging Stations, Battery-Electric Vehicles

September 8, 2011 - Industry News

Hyundai Fights Cancer While Also Promoting Fuel Cell EVs

The Hyundai FCEV Tucson stops to fuel up during Drive 4 Hope.

SAN FRANCISCO – Hyundai Motor America has launched the Hyundai Drive 4 Hope, a cross-country journey aimed at demonstrating the environmental advantages and performance of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) while also contributing to the national fight against pediatric cancer.

Tags: Hyundai, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Hyundai Tucson

August 30, 2011 - Industry News

Calif. Welcomes Hydrogen Fuel Cell Energy Station

National Fuel Cell Research Center Associate Director Jack Brouwer at the new hydrogen station in Fountain Valley, Calif. Photo/Steve Zylius-UCI

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA – A fuel cell and hydrogen energy station was unveiled Aug. 16 at the Orange County Sanitation District’s wastewater treatment plant in Fountain Valley, Calif.

Tags: California, Colleges and Universities, County Fleets, U.S. Department of Energy, Hydrogen Fueling Stations

August 21, 2011 - Industry News

Coca-Cola Has Doubled Size of Hybrid-Electric Truck Fleet Since 2010

LOS ANGELES – Coca-Cola held an event in Los Angeles on August 12 to show its expanded fleet of “green” vehicles, according to an article in the Los Angeles Times. Coca-Cola’s green vehicle fleet consists of 691 hybrid electric medium-duty trucks, with 43 more on order.

Tags: Coca-Cola, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Hybrid Trucks

August 2, 2011 - Industry News

BMW to Study Landfill Gas-to-Hydrogen Conversion

SPARTANBURG, SC – BMW Manufacturing said it has launched the first phase of a program exploring the economic and technical feasibility of converting landfill gas into hydrogen.

Tags: BMW, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, U.S. DOT, South Carolina

July 26, 2011 - Industry News

Study: More than 5,200 Hydrogen Fueling Stations by 2020

BOULDER, CO – According to a new report from Pike Research, the key hydrogen fuel-cell applications that are currently seeing traction are light-duty vehicles, forklifts, buses, stationary power and scooters. Because of infrastructure investment, Pike projects, more than 5,200 hydrogen fueling stations for cars, buses and forklifts will be operational worldwide by 2020 -- up from just 200 stations in 2010.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Pike Research

July 25, 2011 - Industry News

Calif. Air Board Approves $40M for Green Vehicles

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Air Resources Board on July 21 approved up to $40 million for the third year of funding to promote the purchase of next-generation clean cars, trucks and off-road equipment. 
 


Tags: CARB, California, Rebates, Zero-Emission Vehicles, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

July 19, 2011 - Industry News

Clean Cities Tool Tip

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program offers a wide variety of Web-based tools to help fleets reduce petroleum use, lower their emissions, and incorporate alternative fuels into their operations.

July 12, 2011 - Industry News

Kroger Distribution Center Turns to Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Technology

LATHAM, NY – Plug Power Inc. announced it will supply 161 GenDrive fuel cells to Kroger’s Co.’s food distribution center in Compton, Calif. The order includes four class-1 units for sit-down counterbalanced trucks, 42 class-2 units for reach trucks and 115 class-3 units for pallet trucks.

Tags: Coca-Cola, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Plug Power, Kroger

July 5, 2011 - Industry News

Coca-Cola, GE Among Newest Members of National Clean Fleets Partnership

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced that six new corporate partners have joined the National Clean Fleets Partnership. The new partners -- Coca-Cola, Enterprise Holdings, General Electric, OSRAM SYLVANIA, Ryder and Staples -- operate a total of nearly a million commercial vehicles nationwide.

Tags: Ryder System, Clean Cities, Coca-Cola, Staples, National Clean Fleets Partnership, Enterprise Holdings, General Electric, U.S. Department of Energy

July 3, 2011 - Industry News

DOT Announces $101.4 Million to Promote Clean Fuel Technologies

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that transit providers will be able to compete for a share of $101.4 million in federal funding by proposing innovative projects that create green jobs, promote the use of clean fuels and cut the nation's dependence on oil.

Tags: U.S. DOT, Federal Transit Administration

June 28, 2011 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz Accelerates Fuel-Cell Car Plans

Mercedes-Benz has tested its fuel-cell technology with its B-Class Fuel Cell car.

NEW YORK – Mercedes-Benz has decided to accelerate plans for volume production of its fuel-cell car, moving the target from 2015 to 2014, according to a report from Edmunds Inside Line.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

May 31, 2011 - Industry News

Study: Alt-Fuels Slow to Challenge Petroleum Dominance in Calif.

SACRAMENTO, CA - A new California study suggests that recent alternative-fuel advances will lead to significant displacement of petroleum-based fuels; however, petroleum, gasoline and diesel will most likely continue to fuel more than 75 percent of the state’s vehicles in the year 2030.

Tags: AAA, Alternative-fuel vehicles, California, County Fleets, Alternative Fuels

May 23, 2011 - Industry News

GE Capital Fleet Services Launches Alt-Fuel Vehicle Website

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN -- GE Capital Fleet Services has launched a new interactive eco website that’s dedicated to alternative-fuel vehicles and services.

Tags: Alternative-fuel vehicles, GE Capital Fleet Services, Fuel Efficiency, Battery-Electric Vehicles

May 17, 2011 - Industry News

Pike: Global Fuel Cell Shipments Doubled Between 2008 and 2010

BOULDER, CO -- According to a new report from Pike Research, global fuel cell shipments doubled between 2008 and 2010, from approximately 7,500 units to more than 15,000 units annually during that period.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Pike Research, Associations

May 10, 2011 - Industry News

Pipeline-Fed Hydrogen Station Opens in Calif.

This Shell demonstration station will serve local fuel-cell vehicles.

TORRANCE, CA - A new Shell hydrogen fueling station opened for business in Torrance, Calif., on May 10 -- the first in the U.S. that's fed directly from an active industrial hydrogen pipeline.

Tags: Toyota, Honda, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Shell, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, U.S. Department of Energy, Hydrogen Fueling Stations

May 3, 2011 - Industry News

Ford Teams With Festival to Spark Green Innovation

DEARBORN, MI - Ford Motor Co. and the Green Festival have teamed up to find and fund innovative projects aimed at improving the environment.

Tags: Ford

April 26, 2011 - Industry News

NAFA Michigan Chapter Holds Alternative Fuel Conference

LIVONIA, MI - On March 24 the National Association of Fleet Administrator’s (NAFA) Michigan Chapter held its first ever Alternative Fuel Conference. The group held the conference at the Roush Museum in Livonia, in partnership with Michigan’s Clean Cities Coalitions.

Tags: NAFA, Associations, Michigan

April 19, 2011 - Industry News

Fuel Cell Vehicle Sales Projected to Cross 1 Million Mark in 2020

BOULDER, CO – Commercial sales of fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) will likely reach the key milestone of 1 million vehicles by 2020, with a cumulative 1.2 million vehicles sold by the end of that year, according to a new report from Pike Research.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Pike Research

February 15, 2011 - Industry News

Proposed US 2012 Budget Cuts DERA, Fuel Cell Funding, Boosts Electric

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration’s proposed 2012 budget eliminates or reduces funding for a number of programs, from DERA to fuel cells, and creates a consumer rebate for the purchase of electric vehicles.

Tags: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

January 24, 2011 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz to Showcase Fuel-Cell EV in Global Tour

Mercedes-Benz will begin  F-Cell World Drive on Jan. 30.

DETROIT - Mercedes-Benz will commence its "F-Cell World Drive" on Jan. 30, showcasing its B-Class F-Cell vehicles and demonstrating the company's fuel-cell technology. The F-Cell World Drive will last 125 days, crossing four continents and the widest variety of climate zones.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Battery-Electric Vehicles

 

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