7 Jul 2020
Hercules Electric Vehicles
Hercules Electric Vehicles is an early stage EV startup based in Detroit, Michigan, who are developing high performance luxury all-electric pickup truck.
10 Apr 2020
Fuel Cell Technology a Step Closer to Powering Large Ships
The MOU between ABB and hydrogen technologies specialist Hydrogène de France envisages close collaboration on the assembly and production of the fuel cell power plant for marine applications.
13 Dec 2019
Growing Underground is a British vertical farming company operating out of a World War 2 air raid shelter 33 metres below the streets of London. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst Dr Michael Dent visited the Growing Underground farm to learn about their process and taste their crops.
24 Oct 2019
Will Fuel Cells Succeed in Buses?
At the world's largest bus event, Busworld in Belgium in October 21-23 2019, Herald Ruijters of DG Move in the European Commission was very enthusiastic about fuel cell buses.
27 Aug 2019
Robots assisting in the search for Amelia Earhart
Researchers have developed an autonomous surface vehicle, or robot, that can explore the seafloor in waters that may be too deep for divers.
1 Aug 2019
Ballard order from Wrightbus, fuel cell modules for Aberdeen buses
Ballard Power Systems announced a purchase order from Wrightbus for 15 FCveloCity®-HD 85-kilowatt fuel cell modules to power buses for deployment in Aberdeen, Scotland under the Joint Initiative For Hydrogen Vehicles Across Europe funding program.
5 Jun 2019
H2Bus consortium to deploy hydrogen fuel cell buses, infrastructure
Leading players in the hydrogen fuel cell electric value chain are joining forces to form the H2Bus Consortium. The members are committed to deploying 1,000 hydrogen fuel cell electric buses, along with supporting infrastructure, in European cities at commercially competitive rates.
30 Apr 2019
New Flyer achieves 350 miles of zero-emission range
New Flyer of America Inc achieved 350-miles of zero-emission range with a New Flyer forty-foot, heavy-duty fuel cell-electric Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ bus. These results exceeded the 300-mile range performance target by 17 percent without refueling.
11 Feb 2019
Iron-platinum catalyst keeps fuel cells clean, even in cold weather
Batteries are currently outpacing fuel cells in the technological race to power the electric vehicle. Lithium batteries keep getting cheaper, while fuel cells remain hampered by pricey, short-lived platinum catalysts. Researchers suggest that adding a bit more platinum—albeit in a novel form—could help fuel cell cars catch up.