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GM to add 10 electric vehicles in China

General Motors Co. plans to introduce 10 electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles in China by 2020, an executive said Friday, as automakers speed up the rollout of alternative vehicles under pressure from Beijing to promote the industry.
GM will start production of a pure-electric model in China within two years, Matt Tsien, president of GM China, told a news conference during the Shanghai auto show. He said GM expects annual sales of 150,000 electric and hybrid cars in China by 2020 and possibly in excess of 500,000 by 2025.

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Concept FE Fuel Cell from Hyundai explained by its designers

Hyundai celebrated the world premiere of the FE Fuel Cell Concept at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show with the presentation of the next generation of the brand's Fuel Cell technology. In the development of this model participated the interior designers and outdoors, Chris Drozdowski and Innwhan Kim respectively, who in interview explained their vision and inspiration.

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To France in hydrogen car. Ten hydrogen stations between Zaragoza and Rodez, will allow to make the journey without problems.

Two new hydrogen stations will have Aragon soon, who will join the two already existing in Zaragoza (Valdespartera) and Huesca (Walqa). What are they? 'Gas stations' for hydrogen vehicles. Toyota Mirai, Hyundai ix35 and Renault Kangoo are hydrogen replacement cars and are already circulating on the world's roads. The clean fuel makes its way. And one of the paths that has taken is the European project H2PIyR, in which works the Hydrogen Foundation, residing in the Walqa Technology Park.

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Svalbards electric power could come from hydrogen

Longyearbyen, the worlds most northerly city, could save more than 100 million kroner (11.5 million US dollars) a year in the cost of electricity, if a completely green hydrogen-fuelled power station is built in preference to laying a cable from the mainland, according to calculations made by SINTEF scientists.
The energy supply to Longyearbyen, midway between continental Norway and the North Pole, is a hot topic in the climate debate.

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Lexus debuts a trio of concepts in Canada including the hydrogen fuel cell-powered flagship sedan LF-FC

Three head-turning Concepts will make their Canadian debut in the Lexus exhibit at the Canadian International Auto Show February 17-26, 2017 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, proving that the relentless attention to detail, thoughtful engineering and amazing design are the future of luxury automobiles. Canadians attending the show won't want to miss the LF-FC hydrogen fuel cell sedan, the UX compact SUV or the Kinetic Seat a revolutionary concept that combats driver fatigue and introduces an entirely new level of comfort as they make their rounds on the Auto Show floor.

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HyperSolar Demonstrates Successful Hydrogen Production Using Readily Available Commercial Silicon Solar Cells

HyperSolar, the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and any source of water, today announced that it had successfully produced renewable hydrogen using commercially available low-cost silicon solar cells (supplied by Midwest Optoelectronics, LLC "MWOE") protected with HyperSolars proprietary coating.

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Fuel cell buses could drive economy

The South African governments efforts to develop a viable fuel-cell manufacturing industry that will contribute towards stimulating economic growth, creating jobs, generating export revenue and producing cleaner energy, are gaining traction.
This was said by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, ahead of a two day fuel-cell bus workshop that the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) will be hosting in the city in partnership with the German government from tomorrow.

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Air Liquide, partner of Energy Observer, the first energy self-sufficient vessel powered by hydrogen

Air Liquide announces its partnership with Energy Observer, a project that involves the worlds first seagoing vessel powered by hydrogen and renewable energies, energy self-sufficient and with zero greenhouse gas or fine particle emissions. Officially launched today in Saint-Malo (Britanny), this experimental catamaran will make the first-ever trip around the world powered solely by renewable energies in order to test these technologies under extreme conditions so they can be rolled out on a larger scale, at sea and on land, for mobile and stationary purposes.

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Toyota to test a hydrogen truck in the United States since summer

Japanese automaker Toyota has introduced the application of a hydrogen fuel cell truck system, for which it has developed an emission-free industrial vehicle to be tested in Los Angeles (United States) from next summer, according to the company it's a statement. The firm said that this project is part of a feasibility study that will explore the potential of this technology for application in large-tonnage vehicles as part of the Port of Los Angeles Clean Air Action Plan.

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Producing industrial hydrogen from renewable energy

Over 60 million tonnes of hydrogen are produced every year for a range of industrial purposes, including ammonia production, hydrocracking (breaking complex hydrocarbons into lighter fuels), and removing sulfur from fossil fuels. The vast majority of this industrial hydrogen is produced from coal gasification or steam methane reforming (SMR), both of which need a lot of energy and generate significant carbon dioxide emissions. A much smaller proportion of hydrogen is produced via electrolysis of water, which can be a far more sustainable method if the electricity is produced from renewable sources.

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FEV Brings the Fuel Cell to the Street

280 kilometers range without refill, a high-speed of 120 km/h, and zero emissions: In the BREEZE! project, FEV developed a fuel cell range extender and integrated it into an existing battery-electric vehicle (BEV) in the subcompact category. To show the capabilities in terms of very small packaging, the engineers decided for a Fiat 500 based BEV which represents a particular challenge with respect to existing space. The FIAT 500 was selected from FEVs E-vehicle fleet.

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Huge Success for HyDrone 1550 Drone in High Altitude Test on Snow Mountain

At the end of March, 2017, MMC staff dispatched the pilots from its R&D center in headquarter to Yunnan Province, China to have high altitude test for hydrogen fuel cell drone HyDrone 1550. The Yulong Snow Mountain and Baima Snow mountain were selected as test base for unique environmental conditions like their high altitude and low temperature. The test flight of the hydrogen powered drone HyDrone 1550 at the altitude of 2200m, 2499m, 3200m, 3700m, 4292m performed very well, according to the statics transmitted to the ground station.

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Volvo announces plans to export China-made electric car

Volvo Cars, the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker, announced plans Wednesday to manufacture electric cars in China for sale worldwide starting in 2019 amid pressure by Beijing for global auto brands to help develop its fledgling industry in alternatives to gasoline. The announcement at the Shanghai auto show adds to a flurry of plans by major automakers to roll out electric models in China, their industrys biggest market. The ruling Communist Party has the worlds most aggressive electric vehicle goals, both to clean up smog-shrouded cities and seeking the lead in an emerging industry.

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AUTOSHOW-Toyota to start China hydrogen fuel cell vehicle tests in October

Japan's Toyota Motor Corp will start testing hydrogen fuel-cell cars in China from October, part of an effort to determine the feasibility of selling its Mirai hydrogen electric passenger car in the market. The head of the Japanese automaker's China business, Hiroji Onishi, said the carmaker also planned to build a hydrogen fuel station in the city of Changshu in eastern Jiangsu province in time for the start of the tests.

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The many benefits of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Hydrogen vehicles are seen by many as the future of road travel and a solution to high air pollution levels in cities we look at their many benefits and how they work. So great are the governments concerns about poor air quality, its launching an investigation next month into the harm caused by toxic air and how to tackle it. This first-of-its kind inquiry follows a report suggesting poor air quality causes up to 40,000 premature deaths every year in the UK. MPs on the governments transport committee will be among those taking part: vehicles, as a whole, are both part of the problem and the solution. One vehicle type that could have a huge impact on reducing carbon emissions and air pollution is the hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.

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Hydrogen cars gear up for challenge

Hydrogen fuel-cell cars could one day challenge electric cars in the race for pollution-free roads -- but only if more stations are built to fuel them. Honda, Toyota and Hyundai have leased a few hundred fuel-cell vehicles over the past three years and expect to lease well over 1,000 this year. But for now, those leases are limited to California, which is home to most of the 34 public hydrogen fueling stations in the U.S. Undaunted, automakers are investing heavily in the technology. General Motors recently supplied the U.S. Army with a fuel-cell pickup, and GM and Honda are collaborating on a fuel-cell system due out by 2020. Hyundai will introduce a longer-range fuel-cell sport utility vehicle next year.

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Fuel Cells Market for Industrial and Military Applications-Global Forecasts and Opportunity Assessment

According to the latest market study released by Technavio, the global fuel cells market for industrial and military applications is expected to ship 355.63 MW in 2021, growing at a CAGR of more than 14%. This research report titled Global Fuel Cells Market for Industrial and Military Applications 2017-2021 provides an in-depth analysis of the market in terms of revenue and emerging market trends.

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Genesis reveals GV80 fuel cell concept SUV at New York International Auto Show

Genesis unveiled its progressive GV80 Concept SUV at the New York International Auto Show. The new fuel cell concept SUV continues to build on the global brands expressive and refined Athletic Elegance design direction. The GV80 Concept reveals precision details and a confidently evolved design language that provides subtle glimpses into the bold future of Genesis design and product development.

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Toshiba H2One Hydrogen Based Autonomous Energy Supply System Now Providing Power to Tohoku Electric Power Co.

Toshiba Corporation has supplied its H2One, hydrogen-based autonomous energy supply system, to Tohoku Electric Power Co., for a two-year study of how a hydrogen-based system can contribute to overcoming frequency fluctuation in power supply. The H2One was installed at Tohoku Electric Powers R&D Center in Sendai, in northeast Japan, on March 23.

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