Ballard to bring 500 fuel cell trucks to China

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New fuel cell trucks are set to launch in Shanghai Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced plans to launch 500 licensed fuel cell trucks in China. These trucks will be delivered to Shanghai, where they will be used for commercial purposes. The trucks will be integrated by the Shanghai Reinventing Fire Technology Company and the trucks themselves will be manufactured by Dongfeng Special Vehicle Company. Ballard has already licensed the technology that will be used to power the new trucks. Trucks will be able…

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Clean vehicles are gaining more attention in Shanghai

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Shanghai adopts new guidelines focused on clean vehicles China is well on its way to making clean transportation a major priority in the coming years. The country has already established itself as the world’s largest market for electric vehicles. Many Chinese cities are taking steps to encourage consumers to purchase clean vehicles. Shanghai is one of the latest to take up new measures to help accomplish this task. The city government had adopted new guidelines that will help Shanghai move away from traditional vehicles and embrace those powered by clean…

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Ballard is bringing more hydrogen fuel cells to China

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New fuel cell engine production facility to be built in Shanghai Ballard Power Systems, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it will be helping develop a new fuel cell engine facility in Shanghai, China. The new facility is being commissioned by Shanghai Edrive, a subsidiary of Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor. The new facility will make use of fuel cell systems developed by Ballard and represents the ongoing partnership between Ballard and Zhongshan. Shanghai Edrive will operate the first facility in China that will be producing Ballard fuel…

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Tesla to bring electric vehicles to China

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Tesla has made a deal to build a new factory in Shanghai Tesla has plans to build a new factory in China. The automaker has reportedly reached an arrangement with the Shanghai government to develop this new factory in the city’s free-trade zone. Notably, Tesla would be responsible for operating the facility itself. This represents a major victory for Tesla, as foreign companies must typically form partnerships with local organizations in order to develop such projects in China. The new factory could give Tesla a major foothold in China, where…

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Eco-friendly highway in China preserves mountain

China unveils new scenic overwater highway that stretches almost seven miles. On August 9, China officially opened its new eco-friendly highway, which was built to connect Xingshan County in Hubei to G42, a high-speed route that links Shanghai (located in eastern China) to Chengduo (located in the country’s south west). However, what makes this particular highway so remarkable is that not only is it the first of its kind in the country, but it is 10.9 km (6.8 miles) long and 4.4 km (2.7 miles) of the highway is over…

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China attacks air pollution with renewable energy

Air pollution draws criticism to China China has been receiving a great deal of attention in recent months due to its ongoing struggle with air pollution. Smog in the country’s largest cities has become so bad that it is all but impossible for residents to see even a few feet in front of themselves while outside. Social networking sites like Reddit have become populated with pictures from tourists and Chinese residents alike depicting the conditions on cities like Beijing and Shanghai. The issue is becoming so problematic that China is…

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