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  • [New] In August, Toyota said it would start building fuel cell modules for hydrogen-powered semi-trucks at its massive Georgetown, Kentucky, plant starting in 2023. Forbes
  • [New] Production of fuel cell Tres is to start at Coolidge around the end of 2022 and build up throughout 2023. Forbes
  • [New] IEA says: In the NZE, there is an annual market opportunity that rises well above USD 1 trillion by 2050 for manufacturers of wind turbines, solar panels, lithium-ion batteries, electrolysers and fuel cells. Nei Magazine
  • [New] Hydrogen fuel cells originally designed for the Hyundai NEXO will be purchased, reduced in height and converted into hydrogen fuel cells to be used in trams by 2022. FuelCellsWorks
  • [New] Alongside stabilised global temperatures, the 2050 prize would include a market for wind turbines, solar panels, lithium-ion batteries, electrolysers and fuel cells of well over $1 trillion a year by 2050, comparable in size to the current oil market. Recharge | Latest renewable energy news
  • [New] The project, led by PNW Hydrogen LLC, will receive $12 million from the DOE's Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office and $8 million from DOE's Office of Nuclear Energy for a total award of $20 million. Energy.gov
  • [New] The mission to curb the emission from vehicles and reduce air pollutions across countries by 2050 has heightened the demand for fuel cell electric vehicles. ETF Express
  • [New] The pledge by Ford and Stellantis to achieve a 40 to 50% zero-emission share of new U.S. car sales by 2030, for example, includes plug-in hybrids and fuel cell cars. Automotive News
  • If the world gets on track for net zero emissions by 2050, then the annual market opportunity for manufacturers of wind turbines, solar panels, lithium-ion batteries, electrolysers and fuel cells grows tenfold to USD 1.2 trillion by 2050, around 3.5-times larger than in the STEPS. IEA
  • Successfully pursuing net zero would create a market for wind turbines, solar panels, lithium-ion batteries, electrolysers and fuel cells of well over USD 1 trillion a year by 2050, comparable in size to the current oil market, the IEA says. reneweconomy
  • A new total cost of ownership study from NREL finds that battery electric and fuel cell commercial electric trucks could be economically competitive with conventional diesel trucks by 2025 in some operating scenarios. NREL
  • Platinum's future usage could shift to power generation using fuel cells, and to produce green hydrogen using electrolyzers powered from a renewable energy source. S&P Global Platts
  • In 2050, the car fleet would mainly consist of zero - and low-emission vehicles, mostly battery electric vehicles, plug-in hybrid vehicles and fuel cell electric vehicles 111. European Parliament
  • The Tevva Truck 7.5-tonne model is the first of a series of electric trucks manufactured by Tevva in the UK - the truck manufacturer will produce a range of BEV and fuel cell REX models up to 19.5 tonnes for the UK, European, and Middle Eastern markets. Tech Digest
  • The combination of both companies' expertise will deliver high performance hydrogen trucks to respond to the growing demand for zero emission vehicles from fleet operators and unlock new business opportunities for medium and heavy-duty fuel cell trucks in Germany. Ballard
  • Hyundai Motor Group will launch all-new commercial vehicles such as buses and heavy-duty trucks for the global market as fuel cell electric vehicles and battery electric vehicles. Nikola Motor Company
  • VANCOUVER, CANADA and MUNICH, GERMANY - The partnership of Ballard, a global leader in fuel cell technologies, and QUANTRON, a global leader in electric vehicle integration is expected to accelerate deployment and market adoption of fuel cell technologies. Ballard
  • Nikola Corporation has signed agreements with the Bosch Group for Class 7 and 8 fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEV) which will enable Nikola to build the Bosch fuel-cell power modules at its Coolidge, Arizona factory. Just Auto
  • Samsung will invest approximately $200 bln in the next 3 years to expand its footprint in biopharmaceuticals, AI, semis and robotics, whilst Japan is expanding subsidies for the purchases of electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles. Cantor Fitzgerald
  • SoCalGas is actively engaged in more than 10 pilot projects related to hydrogen, including a partnership with Netherlands-based HyET Hydrogen on technology that could transform hydrogen distribution and enable the rapid expansion of hydrogen fueling stations for fuel cell electric vehicles. Pipeline & Gas Journal,
  • The Tevva Truck 7.5-tonne model is the first of a series of electric trucks to be manufactured by Tevva in the UK - the truck manufacturer will produce a range of BEV and fuel cell REX models up to 19.5 tonnes for the UK, European, and Middle Eastern markets. New Electronics
  • As Honda develops its own e: Architecture platform for future models, it has set a goal of 500,000 battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles by 2030 in North America. Automotive News

Last updated: 24 October 2021


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