Toyota is set to test fuel cell vehicles in China

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Automaker will begin testing the Mirai in China this year Japanese automaker Toyota has announced that it will begin testing its fuel cell vehicle in China. The company released the Mirai in late 2014 and the vehicle has generated a great deal of buzz since then. Toyota has been working to expand its reach in clean transportation and believes that China may be a prominent market where fuel cell vehicles could succeed. As such, the automaker will begin testing the Mirai in the country beginning in October of this year….

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China set to become a major market for hydrogen fuel cells

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Ballard sees very promising opportunities for hydrogen fuel cells in the Chinese market Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, is making progress in eventually commercializing its fuel cell products. The company has made a strong entry into the Chinese market, where fuel cells are beginning to gain momentum. Last year, Ballard was chosen to provide fuel cell systems for the largest-ever deployment of hydrogen buses. China is now Ballard’s largest market, with the company expected to see 50% of its sales come from the country this…

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Ballard signs $25 million deal to bring hydrogen fuel cells to China

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Ballard and Zhongshan will be working together to promote hydrogen fuel cells Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has signed an agreement with China’s Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor Co. Per the agreement; Ballard has sold production rights for its fuel cell modules to the company. Zhongshan will be able to manufacture and sell Ballard’s fuel cell modules in three Chinese regions, including Shanghai. This may represent yet another step forward for Ballard’s continued efforts to commercialize hydrogen fuel cells and establish a strong…

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Plug Power to bring its hydrogen fuel cells to China

Company sees major promise in China Plug Power, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, is looking to China for new opportunities. The company has a long history in the United States, but it has struggled to find market growth in the country in recent years. China, however, is proving to be a much more attractive and lucrative market for hydrogen fuel cells. Plug Power CEO Andy Marsh has been traveling to China in recent months, meeting with fuel cell and hydrogen partners in many prominent Chinese cities. China’s fuel…

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Fuel cell vehicles may have a bright future in China

China Hydrogen Fuel Cell Corp. hopes to bring more fuel cell vehicles to the country Hydrogen fuel cells may be the future of transportation in China. The China Hydrogen Fuel Cell Corp. participated in this year’s Hydrogen fuel Cell Summit, which was hosted by the California Environmental Protection Agency. The China Hydrogen Fuel Cell Corp. has a great deal of faith in fuel cells. The organization hopes to launch some 200 new fuel cell vehicles, buses specifically, in Chongqing City within the next three years. Beyond public transit, fuel cells…

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UN aims to help China embrace fuel cell vehicles

China will soon become the world’s leading market for fuel cell vehicles China is expected to become the world’s leading market for fuel cell vehicles in the coming years. The Chinese government has been showing strong support for clean transportation, encouraging automakers and various other companies, to embrace new technology and renewable energy. Indeed, clean transportation has been growing throughout the world, so much so that the United Nations is looking to develop this market in promising countries. UN project will help commercialize clean vehicles in China The United Nations…

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Ballard and Synergy sign agreement to bring more hydrogen fuel cells to China

Hydrogen fuel cells are gaining more momentum in China Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has signed an agreement with China’s Guangdong Nation Synergy Hydrogen Power Technology (Synergy). The agreement will allow Synergy to manufacture and sell Ballard’s FCgen-H2PM fuel cell system in China. The system operates as a backup power provider and could become quite popular in China, where the need for such solutions is growing at a rapid pace. Synergy will have the right to manufacture and sell Ballard products…

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Hydrogenics and SinoHytec to bring new fuel cell systems to China

Partnership will deliver new hydrogen fuel cells to northern China Hydrogenics, a leading develop of hydrogen technologies, has signed a partnership with SinoHytec, a Chinese company focused on fuel cells and clean energy. Together, the two companies will work to deliver new fuel cell systems to the northern regions of China, where the demand for clean energy is on the rise. The partnership between the two companies is valued at $13.5 million. Both companies will work to develop new fuel cell systems and their primary focus may be on the…

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Ballard to deliver hydrogen fuel cells to China through $12 million deal

Ballard forms agreement with Guangdong Synergy Hydrogen Power Technology Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has signed an Equipment Supply Agreement with China’s Guangdong Synergy Hydrogen Power Technology. Through the agreement, Ballard will provide several of its FCvelocity-9SSL to Guangdong Synergy Hydrogen Power Technology in 2016 and 2017. The deal is valued at approximately $12 million and will allow Ballard to establish a stronger foothold in the international hydrogen fuel cell market, which is becoming quite competitive. Fuel cells will be used…

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Ballard forms deal with Chinese company to bring hydrogen fuel cells to China

Trade deal with China may signal a bright future for hydrogen fuel cells Canada recently launched a trade mission to China, sending several businesses from British Columbia to the country to establish new deals. One of these companies was Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells. China has been growing more aggressive on the renewable energy front, looking to reduce harmful emissions that have lead to a severe air pollution epidemic throughout the country. Fuel cells may soon serve as a way for China to become more…

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Ballard to deliver hydrogen fuel cells to China

Ballard Power Systems will deliver hydrogen fuel cells to China, which will power 300 buses Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with Guangdong Synergy Hydrogen Power Technology to provide technology and support to new vehicles in China. Some 300 hydrogen-powered buses will make use of the fuel cells developed by Ballard, and will be operating in the cities of Foshan and Yunfu. Guangdong Synergy Hydrogen Power Technology is already a partner of Ballard and the two have…

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Ballard to deliver hydrogen fuel cells to two companies in China

Fuel cell developer makes a major deal with Chinese companies interested in clean technology Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has landed a major deal in China. Ballard has reached an agreement with two Chinese companies which will receive fuel cells to power 33 buses that are designed to use hydrogen fuel. The deals represent a major step forward for Ballard, which has been working to expand into new markets and establish a stronger foothold in countries like China. Estimated value of new deal stands at…

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Ballard to bring hydrogen fuel cells to China

Chinese company orders fuel cells for hydrogen-powered buses Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has received an order from a Chinese company for its FCvelocity-HD7 fuel cells, which will be used to power 8 buses in Chinese cities. Ballard expects to ship its fuel cell units later this year. Ballard CEO Randy MacEwen suggests that there is a growing demand for clean energy in the mass transportation sector in China. China continues the fight against rampant air pollution by embracing renewable energy…

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China is home to the world’s first hydrogen fuel tram

New tram uses hydrogen fuel cell to power itself The world’s first hydrogen-powered tram has been put into service in China. The tram is located in the Shandong Province and will be operated by Sifang Co., a subsidiary of China South Rail Corporation. Liang Jianying, chief engineer of Sifang Co., notes that the tram is unique, making China the only country in the world that has a tramcar that is equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell. Fuel cells continue to gain traction in the global transportation sector The fuel cell…

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China may be a battleground between hydrogen fuel cells and batteries

Auto industry sees major promise in China The auto industry is currently experiencing something of a revolution. Throughout the world, nations are embracing more environmentally friendly emissions regulations, with many of these regulations targeting transportation specifically. In order to continue participating in prominent markets, automakers have begun producing vehicles that comply with these regulations, thus leading to an increased focus on battery electric vehicles and those that run on hydrogen fuel cells. This has also caused a rift within the auto industry itself and sparked extreme competition between battery electrics…

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Ballard to aid in bringing hydrogen fuel to China’s public transit

Hydrogen fuel partnership formed between Ballard and Azure Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced a multi-year deal with Azure Hydrogen, a company working to commercialize hydrogen fuel in China. Per the deal, Ballard will be offering its services to Azure Hydrogen in its efforts to introduce fuel cells to public transportation in China. The company has been in negotiation with several Chinese bus manufacturers, working to promote the possible benefits of fuel cells and how they can be used to cut costs in the…

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