Fuel Cell Cars: Overview

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Types of Fuel Cells

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The different types of fuel cells are used for various jobs, from powering cell phones to generating electricity for power grids

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@LATimes Editorial Staff Overcome by Jet Fuel Fumes From LAX & VOCs From Chevron Refinery #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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HHO Booster: A DIY Fuel Cell Conversion?

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The makers of these devices are claiming it will increase your gas mileage to 100 mpg or more. How cool is that? It's not

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Problems With Hydrogen Fuel Cells

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With all the advantages - fast refuelling, long range, the joy of electric drive.are there still problems with hydrogen fuel cells? You bet

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Great Reporting @LATimes But Your Headline Writer Spun The Story In Favor Of Fossil Fuel Companies & More Climate Destruction. That’s All Most People Will Read #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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@MayorOfLA Is Ready! Garcetti Comes Out Gunning For Gas – Scattergood, Haynes & Harbor Power Plants To Stop Shoving Pollution Down Citizens Throats, Calls For Shutdown Of Aliso Canyon. #MerchantsOfDoubt In Fossil Fuel Industry Argue For More Climate Destruction

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” – this means that mega-polluting, constantly climate-killing, fossil fuel Chevron must go too. At 9am on Tuesday morning this week I stood with Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti, members of the L.A.

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Ballard to supply Norled with 200 kW fuel cell modules to power ferry in Norway

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—has signed an Equipment Supply Agreement (ESA) with Norled A/S , one of Norway’s largest ferry and express boat operators, to provide two next-generation 200 kW fuel cell modules that will be used to power a hybrid ferry planned to begin operating in 2021.

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Hey @LATimes, You Really Think The Climate Crisis Is Going To Let These Fossil Fuel Dependent Companies Keep Growing? I Don’t #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Thanks For Stabbing Us All In The Back Ford & Chevy. Looking Forward To The Worldwide Ban On All Your Fossil Fuel Products #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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@SenFeinstein Wants To Kill #GreenNewDeal, Hurt Dems & Help Trump With Her Weak & Suicidal Pro Fossil Fuel “Climate” Bill. Kids Smell Her Arrogant Act Even If @LATimes Can’t #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Gasoline direct injection was the most widely adopted emerging fuel saving technology in 2018: 51%

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Manufacturers have been adopting technologies that improve the efficiency of light-duty vehicles and allow them to achieve greater fuel economy. Gasoline hybrid vehicles accounted for 4%, while plug-in hybrid, all-electric, and fuel cell vehicles had a combined total of 3%.

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Fuel Cell Technology: Is it really BS or what?

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Is fuel cell technology just an expensive distraction that diverts research and development dollars away from electric car battery research? Or are fuel cells a helpful tool for reducing global carbon emissions

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Toyota, Kenworth, POLA and CARB unveil next-gen heavy-duty fuel-cell truck; ZANZEFF

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Toyota, Kenworth, the Port of Los Angeles and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) unveiled the first of Toyota and Kenworth’s jointly developed fuel cell electric heavy-duty trucks during a special event held at the Port of Los Angeles. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen Ports and Marine

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@LATimes Rightly Places @Sammy_Roth Piece About Historic Shutdown Of Dirty Fossil Fuel Gas Plants On Front Page – BUT Blows The Photo Layout #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Scania, partners developing fuel cell electric refuse truck

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Scania, a member of the Volkswagen Group, is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden, fuel cell manufacturer Powercell Sweden AB, and JOAB, a manufacturer of truck bodies. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

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@LATimes What Part Of “We Have 10 Years To Stop Burning Fossil Fuels To Survive” Don’t You And #HotMess Metro Not Comprehend? The Actual Plan Will Ban All Petroleum Powered Vehicles #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Celeroton introduces new 7.5 kW fuel cell converter

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Celeroton is expanding its portfolio of fuel cell converters. kW of drive power (at 300 VDC converter input) is now possible for fuel cell stacks of up to 75 kW. This allows the start-up of the compressor and therefore the fuel cell from a 12 or 24 VDC battery.

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FirstElement Fuel’s California hydrogen network receives $24M from Mitsui and Air Liquide; quadrupling its retail capacity

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FirstElement Fuel has secured $24 million to help fund the growth of its True Zero Hydrogen Network of retail stations in California, and thereby quadruple the company’s capacity to dispense retail hydrogen to customers of fuel cell electric vehicles. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Infrastructur

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Grove launches hydrogen fuel-cell car brand in China

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announced that it will focus on fuel-cell cars, starting. Fuel Cell Vehicles chinese carsChina is the world's largest market for cars—especially electric cars. The country has even announced that at some point in the future it will ban internal combustion cars. But it's not all about battery electric EVs, it turns out. A new company called Grove Hydrogen Automotive Co.

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Daimler subsidiary NuCellSys becomes Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH

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As of January 2019, fully owned Daimler subsidiary NuCellSys GmbH will operate under the name of Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH. Fuel cell technology is an integral part of our drive system strategy. By changing the company name we are sending a clear signal and emphasizing the future relevance of fuel cell technology. —Professor Christian Mohrdieck, Head of Mercedes-Benz Fuel Cell GmbH. Fuel Cells Vehicle Manufacturers

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More people in the vehicle means less fuel use per person: Comparing SUVs and cars

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The analysis used the following data for cars and for SUVs: Average real-world vehicle fuel economy for model year 2017 vehicles (based on the information from the Environmental Protection Agency ). gallons of fuel per 1,000 vehicle miles, compared with 33.1 Behavior Fuel Efficiency

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Revolve Technologies shows new PCB-based fuel cell range extender

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UK-based Revolve Technologies has revealed the successful completion of a project to develop novel fuel cell technology using printed circuit board (PCB) construction (PCBFC). This is the first time that a PCB-based fuel cell has been developed for use in an automotive environment.

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Dana showcasing fuel cell technology for public transportation systems at Hannover Messe

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Dana Incorporated is applying its fuel cell expertise to designing and manufacturing composite and metallic bipolar plates for public transportation systems, such as eBus and hydrail applications. Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Argonne scientists maximize the effectiveness of platinum in fuel cells

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Platinum—which offers unrivaled activity and stability for electrochemical reactions, such as the conversion of hydrogen and oxygen into water and electricity in fuel cells—is both scarce and expensive. Catalysts Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Hyundai delivers first 2019 NEXO fuel cell SUV to US customer

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Hyundai delivered its first NEXO fuel cell SUV ( earlier post ) to Tom Hochrad of Ventura, California—the first US customer to drive off in the new NEXO, the only mass-produced fuel cell SUV for the US market, featuring a range up to 380 miles. Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Industry group signs MOU to develop and test hydrogen fueling hardware for heavy-duty vehicles

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Under the MOU, the cross-industry group of both vehicle and infrastructure companies will test pre-commercial 70MPa hydrogen heavy duty vehicle high flow (H70HF) fueling hardware for future Class 8 (40 Ton) trucks. —Jørn Rosenlund, SVP of Nel Hydrogen Fueling.

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DOE collaborating with Michigan to advance hydrogen and fuel cells

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The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) aiming to enhance collaboration on hydrogen and fuel cell research and development (R&D) with the state of Michigan to promote private investment and domestic job creation. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Infrastructure

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Yutong places 47 hydrogen fuel cell buses

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Chinese manufacturer Yutong is placing 22 hydrogen fuel cell buses into service in Zhengzhou (two now, 20 to follow) as well as the first batch of 25 units to Zhangjiakou. The delivered vehicles are the 3rd-generation hydrogen fuel cell bus independently developed by Yutong.

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Latest EPA automotive trend report shows MY 2017 fleet fuel economy of 24.9 mpg; new record

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The latest edition of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) annual Automotive Trends Report finds that Model Year (MY) 2017 vehicle fuel economy was 24.9 Since MY 2004, fuel economy and CO 2 emissions have improved in eleven out of thirteen years. Emissions Fuel Efficiency

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Occidental Petroleum and Chevron invest in direct air carbon capture and synthetic fuels company Carbon Engineering

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These investments will accelerate the commercialization of CE’s proven Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology that removes CO 2 directly from the air and subsequently synthesizes it into clean transportation fuels. Carbon Capture and Conversion (CCC) Fuels

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Experts view on future transportation fuels

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Since internal combustion engines will remain the primary mode of choice for mobility in the foreseeable future, both alternative (renewable) fuels and high-performance combustion concepts/ engines using fuels adapted for that purpose will be preferred for reducing the combustion impact on climate change. Government involvement, to enable financially the sound assessment of the future fuel options, investments, and to understand policy implications, is essential.

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EPA cuts off fuel-economy talks with California

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The Trump administration has ended talks with California aimed at settling their differences over increasing fuel economy and tightening emissions regulations, Reuters reported Thursday, citing an unnamed government official. In August, the EPA, led by Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, released a proposal to freeze emissions and associated fuel. emissions EPA California Corporate Average Fuel Economy

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Brightmark Energy closes $260M in financing for first US commercial-scale waste-plastics-to-fuel plant; ULSD and naphtha

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Brightmark Energy , a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, closed a $260-million financing package for the construction of the US’ first commercial-scale plastics-to-fuel plant, which will be located in Ashley, Indiana. Fuels

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ABB and SINTEF test fuel cells for main ship propulsion potential

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ABB and SINTEF Ocean are undertaking research to test the viability of fuel cells as an energy source for main ship propulsion. The new research project seeks to provide the answers required for fuel cell technology to be delivered at the scale needed to power commercial and passenger ships.

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@LATimes Passes On Covering Earth Day. Publisher Says, “We Can’t Monetize The Climate Crisis So I Urge Readers Not To Worry About It And Just Attend The LA Times Food Bowl & Buy Tickets To My E-Sports Venture.”

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Ballard Power Systems establishing a Marine Center of Excellence in Europe for fuel cell applications

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—is establishing a Marine Center of Excellence (Marine CoE) dedicated to fuel cell marine applications at the company’s engineering, manufacturing and service facility in Hobro, Denmark. Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen Ports and Marine

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Nobody Said, “Hey You’re Really Great At Driving A Car, You Should Do This For A Living”

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New bipartisan bill in US Congress to expand EV and hydrogen fuel cell tax credits

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US Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Gary Peters (D-MI), and Susan Collins (R-ME) along with Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05) introduced the Driving America Forward Act, bipartisan legislation to expand the electric vehicle and hydrogen fuel cell tax credits. The Drive America Forward Act also extends the hydrogen fuel cell credit for ten years, through 2028. Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Hydrogen

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Hyster to develop fuel-cell electric reachstacker for Port of Valencia

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Hyster Europe is developing a zero-emission reachstacker featuring a hydrogen fuel cell for the Port of Valencia, as part of the European Horizon 2020 program and H2Ports project. An on-board hydrogen fuel cell will charge the battery on the forthcoming fully electric Hyster ReachStacker.

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Anti-Environment El Segundo Newspaper @LATimes Spins Climate Destruction Story To Ignore Impact On Front Line Communities & Youth #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Plug Power launches 30 kW ProGen fuel cell system

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launched its 30 kW hydrogen fuel cell system, the newest commercial product from the ProGen suite of products. The ProGen 30kW engine provides a cost-effective solution to meet the needs of today’s electric vehicle (EV) use-case, including high utilization, extended runtimes, reliable performance in harsh environments, rapid fueling, and zero emissions. The complete 30kW ProGen engine solution contains the fuel cell stack, required balance of plant, dc/dc converter, and cooling.

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DOE: 1 fuel cell bus in US has exceeded the DOE/DOT target of 25,000 hours; more getting close

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One fuel cell electric bus (FCEB) operating in the United States has surpassed 29,000 hours of drive time and nine buses have exceeded 20,000 hours without major repairs or replacement of the fuel cell stack, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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