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Viritech is ready to run with hydrogen powertrain

Viritech has launched the 60 kW VPT60N Ready to Run powertrain for OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers and research bodies, enabling the rapid deployment of hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles. The complete powertrain includes the fuel cell, hydrogen storage, energy store, power electronics, e-machine and transmission. It is suitable for cars, light commercial vehicles and off-highway applications.


Refuelling pump seals the FC deal

Researchers in the US have developed a sealed compressor using a linear motor for refuelling hydrogen EVs (writes Nick Flaherty). The hydrogen compressor, developed at the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), can improve the efficiency and reliability of hydrogen compression used in the refuelling of fuel cell EVs (FCEVs).

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Technical Services joins hydrogen fuel cell vehicle project

Technical Services (UK) has been announced as an approved partner of Hyer Power, a project led by hydrogen commercial vehicle conversion company ULEMCo to develop a hydrogen fuel cell (FC) range extender...

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Hydrogen Vehicle Systems gears up to launch goods truck

Hydrogen-powered commercial vehicle manufacturer Hydrogen Vehicle Systems (HVS) has confirmed that its zero-emissions hydrogen-electric heavy goods vehicle

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Toyota to supply hydrogen fuel cells to truck company Hyliko

Start-up business Hyliko is planning to integrate Toyota’s second-generation hydrogen fuel cell

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Tevva partners with Ecobat for first-life battery management

Electric truck manufacturer Tevva has entered into a strategic partnership with battery recycling Ecobat for the repair, repurposing and recycling of its lithium-ion

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HVS unveils hydrogen-electric heavy goods vehicle

Hydrogen-powered commercial vehicle manufacturer Hydrogen Vehicle Systems (HVS) has announced a hydrogen-electric commercial vehicle that has been produced from a clean-sheet design.  The Scottish company is showcasing its hydrogen powertrain in the form of a 5.5 t technology demonstrator, intended as a nod to its planned 40 t zero-emissions HGV (heavy goods vehicle) and with […]


BMW opts into series hydrogen

BMW has started series production of electric powertrains based on hydrogen fuel cells, in a major step forward for the technology (writes Nick Flaherty). Previous production has been for prototype and test vehicles, using fuel cell technology developed in-house. BMW’s hydrogen powertrain will now be used in the company’s iX5 Hydrogen, which will be built […]

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Study shows promise for zero-emissions fire engines

Research by hydrogen fuel company ULEMCo has concluded that battery-electric fire tenders fitted with hydrogen fuel cells and carrying at least 8 kg of hydrogen fuel will give them the required flexibility, emergency response and water pumping requirements, especially for rural and semi-urban services.   The research was carried out with Oxfordshire County Council and […]


Ricardo Tees Valley hydrogen bus

With this this hydrogen-electric bus set for its first demonstration run, Rory Jackson talks to its developers about the thinking that went into it When discussing clean energy technologies, debates can arise