Canadian government provides more funding to help advance fuel cell vehicles

Fuel Cell Vehicles - Canadian Funding

Sustainable Development Technology Canada provides AFCC with $10 million in new funding Sustainable Development Technology Canada has announced that it will be providing British Columbia’s Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation (AFCC) with $10 million in new funding. AFCC has been working on developing fuel cells and providing support for this technology since 2008 and has even received backing from automakers Ford and Daimler. As the demand for clean vehicles rise, AFCC expects that hydrogen fuel cells will play a major role in the emerging clean transportation space. Study shows that many…

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Hydrogen-powered vehicles could reach commercialization at the hands of Mercedes-Benz

Hydrogen Powered Car - Mercedes FCell

Automaker celebrates the opening of new production facility Mercedes-Benz is currently celebrating the opening of a new automated automotive facility in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. The facility is dedicated to the production of fuel cell stacks that will be used for hydrogen-powered vehicles. The facility is the first of its kind in the world and is expected to help prepare the way for mass production of hydrogen-powered vehicles. Mercedes-Benz has plans for the facility that extend beyond the manufacture of fuel cell stacks, however, and these plans could help with…

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Two auto giants remain true to the vision

There have been many promises throughout the years regarding hydrogen fuel cells. Some sound too good to be true while others verge on the vaguely optimistic. The amount of these promises, and the frequency at which they are delivered, has led some to skepticism, but now some of the companies that had made these promises seem to be coming through. Some years ago, Daimler and Ford, two of the world’s most prestigious car manufacturers, announced their partnership, whose goal it was to make hydrogen powered vehicles a reality by 2004.…

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