Swedish product development consultancy Semcon AB is expanding its partnership with fuel cell maker PowerCell, to help it scale up production by deploying robots and automation. The robots are being installed at PowerCell’s facility in Gothenberg, Sweden, following Semcon’s virtual simulations which visualize the entire production process. PowerCell expects to streamline its manufacturing, reduce costs Read More..
Hyundai Motor has announced a series of partnerships and joint collaborations covering artificial intelligence, autonomous driving technology, and fuel cell technology. At CES Asia 2018 in Shanghai, it outlined plans to work with Chinese start-up DeepGlint on AI, which it plans to use in four key focus areas: manufacturing, retail, environment and seamless mobility. It Read More..
Toyota Motor is studying whether fuel-cell technology can be used in heavy-duty trucks. The Japanese carmaker said it is exploring a semi-trailer truck application for a feasibility study in California. Toyota said more details on the study would be announced in coming months. The company’s Mirai fuel-cell car, which was launched in Japan in late Read More..
BMW is testing a hydrogen fuel-cell electric drive vehicle, but isn’t making any predictions about a possible market launch. The German premium car maker, which showed journalists a 5 Series GT model with a fuel-cell powered electric motor, said the project is one result from the strategic collaboration it formed with Toyota in 2013. That Read More..
Toyota unveiled the exterior design of its first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle and said the car will cost 7 million yen or roughly 50,000 euros when it goes on sale in Japan later this year. The sales price, which excludes consumption tax, is lower than the 1 million yen Toyota indicated earlier and officials said Read More..
Honda has opened the UK’s first open-access hydrogen refueling station at its manufacturing facility in Swindon. The station is built and operated by BOC, a unit of German industrial gas group Linde. The filing station aims to encourage the development of hydrogen-powered cars as well as a refueling infrastructure necessary for the EV industry to Read More..