Ford scales back its focus on hydrogen fuel cells

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Ford is slowing its plans concerning hydrogen fuel cells Many of the world’s leading automakers are placing a great deal of faith in hydrogen fuel cells, which they plan to use to power a new generation of clean vehicles. Ford, however, has announced that it will be scaling back its support of fuel cells. In 2013, the company formed an alliance with other automakers to develop new hydrogen fuel cells, planning to release a mass-market fuel cell vehicle by this year. Now, however, Ford has pushed back its plans to…

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Hydrogen-powered vehicles get a powerful new advocate

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Hydrogen-powered vehicles receive strong backing from newly formed alliance A new alliance has formed within the auto industry that could herald a bright new future for hydrogen transportation. Last week, Daimler, one of the world’s largest automakers and owner of Mercedes-Benz, reached out to Ford and the Renault-Nissan Alliance. The automaker had hoped to team with these companies in order to make significant advances in fuel cell technology, thus making hydrogen-powered vehicles more viable for the commercial market. In such a short amount of time, Daimler, Ford, and Nissan have…

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