New £4.1m fuel cell innovation centre launched in Manchester

Fuel cells have higher efficiency than diesel or gas engines and could be used to power homes, offices, factories and cars

Siemens and PowerCell sign MoU for marine fuel cells

The firms plan to jointly develop a hydrogen-powered drive system for large ships to use

Bosch buys stake in UK fuel cell company

They plan to jointly develop the next generation of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) technology

Toyota wheels out new hydrogen fuel cell freight truck

The new zero emission vehicles are able to cover a 300-mile range on a full tank of the gas

Hyundai and Audi team up on hydrogen car technology

The companies will be able to access each other’s intellectual property and share technology

Toyota scales up manufacture of hydrogen vehicle components

The automotive giant expects demand to increase 10-fold after 2020

US offers $39m for hydrogen research projects

Anticipated research and development topics include materials and components to reduce cost and station footprint

Shell and ITM to build German hydrogen plant

Shell and ITM Power are to build the world’s largest hydrogen electrolysis plant in Germany. With a peak capacity of 10MW, the Rhineland site will produce hydrogen to be used for the processing and refining of products, as well as testing hydrogen technology and exploring its applications. The consortium, which also includes SINTEF, thinkstep and […]

Hydrogen buses hit the roads across Chinese city

The first batch of mass-produced hydrogen-powered buses have been launched in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Co-developed by Wuhan Skywell New Energy Automotive Company and the Wuhan Tiger Fuel Cell Vehicle Company, the vehicles have a range of more than 450 kilometres, consuming only 5.2 kilograms of the gas every 100 kilometres. The 8.5-meter bus […]

Ceramics firm goes potty over new hydrogen tech

A new ceramic membrane technology could make hydrogen production for vehicle fuel much more practical and affordable. That’s the suggestion from ceramics manufacturer CoorsTek Membrane Sciences, which has successfully tested a way to generate compressed hydrogen from natural gas and electricity in a one-step process with almost no energy losses. The firm says the membrane […]