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Toyota: New business unit for H2 activities in Europe

Toyota: New business unit for H2 activities in Europe

Toyota has established a new business unit in Europe for its fuel cell and hydrogen activities. Through the Fuel Cell Business Group, based in Brussels, Toyota Motor Europe intends to work closely with industry partners, national and regional governments and organisations.

Gaussin and Plug Power develop BZ special vehicles

Gaussin and Plug Power develop BZ special vehicles

French specialist vehicle manufacturer Gaussin is partnering with FC specialist Plug Power to launch fuel cell powered transport vehicles, and has also announced the commercial launch of a range of vehicles for use at airports.

Bosch reduces stake in Nikola Motor

Bosch reduces stake in Nikola Motor

Following General Motors, Bosch is now also distancing itself from Nikola, a US startup specializing in fuel cell and battery trucks. The German automotive supplier has reduced its stake in Nikola, according to a media report.

Hyundai announces twelve BEV models by 2025

Hyundai announces twelve BEV models by 2025

Hyundai plans to introduce at least 12 battery-electric models by 2025, according to its updated "Strategy 2025" roadmap, which has now been unveiled. Hyundai will also rely on the new 800-volt E-GMP platform, which will first be used in the Ioniq 5 in 2021.

Toyota pushes ahead with introduction of FC commercial vehicles

Toyota pushes ahead with introduction of FC commercial vehicles

In Japan, Toyota and its commercial vehicle subsidiary Hino Motors have agreed with three retail chains to test light commercial vehicles powered by fuel cells. Meanwhile, in North America, Toyota engineers are unveiling a series of near-production prototype heavy FC trucks.

Daimler and Linde develop filling stations for liquid hydrogen

Daimler and Linde develop filling stations for liquid hydrogen

Linde and Daimler Truck have signed an agreement to jointly develop the next generation of liquid hydrogen refuelling technology for fuel cell trucks.

RMV invites tenders for two BZ buses / cooperation with VGO

RMV invites tenders for two BZ buses / cooperation with VGO

The Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV), through its subsidiary fahma, plans to put two fuel cell buses out to tender across Europe in early 2021. The duo will then be tested by the RMW and the cooperating Verkehrsgesellschaft Oberhessen (VGO) from summer 2022.

China with strong NEV sales figures in November

China with strong NEV sales figures in November

Some 169,000 so-called new energy vehicles (BEVs, PHEVs and FCEVs) were sold in China in November, up 136.5 percent year-on-year, according to the China Passenger Car Association, with SAIC GM Wuling (SGMW), BYD and Tesla selling the most e-vehicles last month.

Alliance called H2A pushes rollout of H2 trucks in Europe

Alliance called H2A pushes rollout of H2 trucks in Europe

A new consortium called H2Accelerate (H2A) aims to help hydrogen trucks achieve a breakthrough throughout Europe. The initiative is backed by Daimler Truck, Iveco, OMV, Shell and the Volvo Group. According to the partners, widespread introduction will take about a decade.

Snow groomers have drifted out at Prinoth

Snow groomers have drifted out at Prinoth

The South Tyrolean snow groomer manufacturer Prinoth is declaring war on fossil fuels: with the Husky eMotion, Prinoth is launching a purely battery-electric snow groomer model with an output of 200 kW and a 190 kWh battery that allows it to work for up to three hours.

H2 buses: Van Hool takes further BZ modules from Ballard

H2 buses: Van Hool takes further BZ modules from Ballard

Ballard Power Systems has received a follow-up order from Belgian bus manufacturer Van Hool to supply additional fuel cell modules for ten H2 buses to be deployed in Emmen, the Netherlands, from 2022 as part of the JIVE 2 funding program.

BZ buses for Europe: Toyota strengthens ties with Caetano

BZ buses for Europe: Toyota strengthens ties with Caetano

Through its existing joint venture Toyota Caetano Portugal (TCAP), Toyota will become a shareholder in Portuguese bus manufacturer CaetanoBus and passenger car financial services provider Finlog. Through the new alliance, Toyota will enter the development, production and sales of fuel cell buses.

South Korean city tests H2 garbage truck

South Korean city tests H2 garbage truck

South Korea's first hydrogen-powered garbage truck started operation in Changwon a few days ago. The 5-ton truck with fuel cell will initially be tested for one year as part of a project of the South Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy with Hyundai Motor and the Korea Automotive Technology Institute.

Renault and Plug Power: H2 offensive in the LCV market

Renault and Plug Power: H2 offensive in the LCV market

Renault and fuel cell specialist Plug Power plan to establish a 50:50 joint venture based in France by the end of the first half of 2021, aiming for more than 30 percent of the fuel cell-powered light commercial vehicle (LCV) market in Europe.

TÜV drafts standards for FC rail vehicles

TÜV drafts standards for FC rail vehicles

TÜV Rheinland InterTraffic has been commissioned to develop a standard for hydrogen applications in rail vehicles. Until now, approval authorities have had to resort to technical regulations and standards from the automotive industry.

Entsorgung Herne procures 15 BZ commercial vehicles

Entsorgung Herne procures 15 BZ commercial vehicles

The municipal waste disposal company Entsorgung Herne is investing 14.7 million euros in the purchase of 13 waste collection vehicles and two sweepers with FC drive. The money will also be used to convert the workshop and depot garages on the company's own premises.

Flying "Formula 1 car" with hydrogen

Flying "Formula 1 car" with hydrogen

French startup MACA has unveiled the concept of a hydrogen-powered racing flying car, the Carcopter, at CES 2021. Yes, that's right, the founders want to create a flying car competition to accelerate innovation in the eVTOL market and generate revenue from racing.

Navistar, GM and OneH2 form hydrogen alliance

Navistar, GM and OneH2 form hydrogen alliance

US commercial vehicle manufacturer Navistar, which is being acquired by Traton, is partnering with General Motors and OneH2 to create a complete hydrogen truck solution. GM is contributing its Hydrotec fuel cell technology, while One H2 will be responsible for hydrogen production and fuelling.

Netherlands: Solaris builds 10 H2 buses for Gelderland

Netherlands: Solaris builds 10 H2 buses for Gelderland

Solaris Bus & Coach and Arriva Netherlands have signed a contract for the delivery of ten Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen buses. The twelve-metre long hydrogen buses will be delivered to the province of Gelderland later this year to replace diesel buses.

Paris: HysetCo buys Slota and plans 600 new H2 taxis

Paris: HysetCo buys Slota and plans 600 new H2 taxis

The hydrogen joint venture HysetCo has taken over the Parisian taxi operator Slota and plans to replace its diesel vehicles with 600 Toyota Mirai. In addition, two new hydrogen filling stations are to be built this year. By 2024 HysetCo wants to operate about 20 H2 stations in Paris.

Ministry of Transport promotes e-vehicle development

Ministry of Transport promotes e-vehicle development

The Federal Ministry of Transport (BMVI) is funding three research projects with a total of 24.4 million euros, which will develop both battery-electric commercial vehicles and fuel cell drives.

Quantron offers e-vehicles for long-term rental via partners

Quantron offers e-vehicles for long-term rental via partners

Quantron has entered into a sales partnership with Fraikin Deutschland GmbH, a member of the French Fraikin Group, to further advance e-mobility in the commercial vehicle sector in the area of long-term rental.

GM announces combustion engine phase-out for 2035

GM announces combustion engine phase-out for 2035

General Motors has announced its intention to largely abandon the internal combustion engine by 2035, with the aim of "eliminating tailpipe emissions" from new "light-duty vehicles" - according to the US definition, these are passenger cars and light commercial vehicles up to around 3.8 tonnes.

Swiss federal administration only wants to order BEVs and FCEVs

Swiss federal administration only wants to order BEVs and FCEVs

In principle, only purely electric vehicles will be procured for the Swiss federal administration from this year onwards, according to a directive now published by Federal Councillor Viola Amherd, who is responsible for procurement.

ÖBB Postbus secures up to 40 H2 buses from Solaris

ÖBB Postbus secures up to 40 H2 buses from Solaris

The Polish manufacturer Solaris Bus & Coach is to deliver up to 40 hydrogen buses of the type Urbino 12 hydrogen to Österreichische Postbus AG. The H2 buses are part of a series of framework contracts for the delivery of a total of up to 182 buses for areas of operation throughout Austria - 142 diesel buses and just those 40 hydrogen buses.

Hyzon Motors merges for quick IPO

Hyzon Motors merges for quick IPO

Hyzon Motors, a U.S. developer of fuel cell commercial vehicles, announces a merger with Nasdaq-listed Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation, another merger that, as of late, is about going public in a hurry.

Jaguar to become an all-electric brand from 2025

Jaguar to become an all-electric brand from 2025

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that it will become an all-electric car brand from 2025. This announcement is part of JLR's "Reimagine" strategy, which has now been unveiled. Land Rover is also set to greatly expand the number of e-models.

Toyota Mirai: Comfortable sedan with only one standout feature

Toyota Mirai: Comfortable sedan with only one standout feature

The second generation of the Toyota Mirai goes on sale on 1 March. We were able to drive the fuel cell sedan in advance for a first test. The model is convincing in some aspects, but in other areas the Mirai quickly runs out of arguments.

Hyzon receives order for 1,500 FC trucks from New Zealand

Hyzon receives order for 1,500 FC trucks from New Zealand

Hyzon Motors, a US developer of fuel cell commercial vehicles, has received a major order from hydrogen specialist Hiringa Energy of New Zealand for a total of 1,500 fuel cell trucks over a five-year period, until 2026.

"Green NCAP 2021": E-cars are particularly clean

"Green NCAP 2021": E-cars are particularly clean

According to the current Green NCAP procedure, 49 models with different drive types and body styles were tested. In the overall result, the first three places went to all-electric models - the Hyundai Kona Elektro, Renault Zoe and VW ID.3.

Nikola takes stock / Only 100 instead of 600 e-trucks for customers

Nikola takes stock / Only 100 instead of 600 e-trucks for customers

Nikola Motor presents its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2020 and takes stock of the whole of 2020. On the bottom line, the US startup posted a loss of $383 million last year. Nikola also plans to send only 100 vehicles into customer testing this year instead of 600.

NEV sales in China fall - but only on a monthly basis

NEV sales in China fall - but only on a monthly basis

Some 97,000 electric cars and plug-in hybrids were sold in China in February, up 675 percent from the same month last year but down 37.9 percent from January 2021, according to figures from the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA), but some manufacturers were also up in February.

Hanwha to halve Nikola stake

Hanwha to halve Nikola stake

According to a media report, after Bosch, the South Korean Hanwha Group also wants to reduce its stake in the US startup Nikola, which specializes in fuel cell and battery trucks, but the development cooperation is to be continued.

Renault wants e-trucks for every segment from 2023 onwards

Renault wants e-trucks for every segment from 2023 onwards

Renault Trucks plans to offer an all-electric range for each market segment (distribution, construction and long-haul) from 2023 onwards. To this end, the company has now created various departments specialising in electric mobility. Renault has also revealed initial technical specifications for the Kangoo Rapid panel van.

Toyota and SinoHytec: Production of FC systems for commercial vehicles in China

Toyota and SinoHytec: Production of FC systems for commercial vehicles in China

Toyota is founding another joint venture for commercial vehicles with fuel cells in China. The new joint venture, in which Toyota and fuel cell specialist SinoHytec each hold a 50 percent stake, is to focus on the production and sale of FC systems.

Great Wall announces H2 SUV and H2 heavy-duty truck

Great Wall announces H2 SUV and H2 heavy-duty truck

Great Wall Motor, unveiling its H2 strategy, has announced plans to launch its first hydrogen-powered SUV model before the end of 2021, as well as 100 FC heavy-duty trucks on the roads. GWM also plans to contribute a hydrogen-powered passenger car fleet to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

Segway Apex H2: E-motorbike with hydrogen drive

Segway Apex H2: E-motorbike with hydrogen drive

Xiaomi announces the Segway Apex H2, a futuristic-looking hydrogen-powered motorcycle that will be available in 2023 for $10,700, the equivalent of about €9,000 at the moment.

Alstom to build H2 trains for four French regions

Alstom to build H2 trains for four French regions

Alstom announces the first order of hydrogen trains in France. On behalf of four regions, the state railway company SNCF has ordered the first twelve trains developed by Alstom to run on both overhead contact line and hydrogen. The order is worth almost 190 million euros.

Hyundai also brings Staria with "eco-friendly powertrains"

Hyundai also brings Staria with "eco-friendly powertrains"

Hyundai Motor officially unveils its new Staria van range, which will be launched in Germany in the second half of 2021. The Hyundai Staria will initially launch with internal combustion engines, with "more environmentally friendly powertrains" to follow in the coming years.

New JV between Bosch and Qingling builds FC systems for China

New JV between Bosch and Qingling builds FC systems for China

Bosch has founded the joint venture Bosch Hydrogen Powertrain Systems with commercial vehicle manufacturer Qingling Motors in Chongqing, China. The new company will develop, assemble, and market fuel cell systems for the Chinese market.

Hyundai-Kia plans electric offensive in China

Hyundai-Kia plans electric offensive in China

Hyundai and Kia have unveiled their strategic plan for the Chinese market, according to which a total of 21 electrified models from both brands are planned by 2030, with the first two E-GMP electric vehicles, the Ioniq 5 and EV6, set to hit the Chinese market in 2022.

Nikola and Iveco plan H2 infrastructure in Germany

Nikola and Iveco plan H2 infrastructure in Germany

Nikola, the US developer of battery and fuel cell trucks, together with Iveco, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the transmission system operator OGE (Open Grid Europe). The partners are planning a business model for the pipeline-based transport of hydrogen for FCEVs from various production sites to hydrogen filling stations in Germany.

Honda plans sharper e-course worldwide

Honda plans sharper e-course worldwide

Honda's new global CEO Toshihiro Mibe announced a tougher electric course for the automaker during a press conference, but Mibe was referring primarily to North America and China in his statements and targets.

MoU on assembly of Hyzon vehicles in Saudi Arabia

MoU on assembly of Hyzon vehicles in Saudi Arabia

Hyzon Motors, in partnership with Saudi industrial conglomerate Modern Group, plans to build an assembly plant in Saudi Arabia in the proposed planned city of Neom in the northwest of the country, with an annual capacity to assemble up to 10,000 FC commercial vehicles.

Norway: 7,229 new electric cars in April

Norway: 7,229 new electric cars in April

In Norway, 7,229 new electric passenger cars were registered in April, with e-cars accounting for 54.9 percent of all new passenger car registrations for the month. In addition, there were 3,316 new plug-in hybrids. Norway's most successful model across all powertrain types in April was the VW ID.4, with 1,824 new registrations.

ICB orders 13 fuel cell buses from Solaris

ICB orders 13 fuel cell buses from Solaris

Solaris has been awarded the contract for the delivery of 13 hydrogen buses by the municipal utility subsidiary In-der-City-Bus (ICB) from Frankfurt am Main. The Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen H2 buses are scheduled to enter regular service in 2022.

Toyota starts hydrogen cooperation with Eneos

Toyota starts hydrogen cooperation with Eneos

Toyota and the Japanese energy company Eneos have entered into a partnership to advance hydrogen mobility. The core of the cooperation is the expansion of Toyota's future project Woven City into a hydrogen-based model city.

Toyota plans 15 BEVs by 2025

Toyota plans 15 BEVs by 2025

In the course of its plan to become climate-neutral worldwide by 2050, Toyota continues to focus on technology openness. According to the group, the electrified model range will be expanded to 70 models by 2025, including 15 pure electric vehicles - 55 of the electrified models will also be offered in Europe.

Hyundai Motor Group to start manufacturing e-cars in U.S. in 2022

Hyundai Motor Group to start manufacturing e-cars in U.S. in 2022

Hyundai Motor Group has announced plans to produce electric cars for its Hyundai and Kia brands in the U.S. starting next year, part of a total investment of $7.4 billion by 2025 in the group's business in the United States.

Daimler plans road test with GenH2 truck for 2021

Daimler plans road test with GenH2 truck for 2021

Daimler Trucks recently began intensive testing of the enhanced prototype of its GenH2 fuel cell truck, which was unveiled in September 2020. The prototype is still on a test track, but soon it will be on public roads.

Daimler Truck AG concludes battery partnership with CATL

Daimler Truck AG concludes battery partnership with CATL

CATL will supply batteries for the production version of the announced Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul starting in 2024. Daimler's commercial vehicle division has also entered into its own collaborations for battery and fuel cell truck infrastructure ahead of the planned split of the group.

Peugeot unveils FC transporter e-Expert Hydrogen

Peugeot unveils FC transporter e-Expert Hydrogen

After Opel presented the fuel cell version of its Vivaro van model called Vivaro-e Hydrogen a few days ago, group competitor Peugeot now presents its e-Expert Hydrogen, which adopts the technology and is thus also supposed to offer a range of over 400 km according to WLTP.

Hyzon unveils electric axle for its future H2 trucks

Hyzon unveils electric axle for its future H2 trucks

Hyzon Motors is unveiling an electric axle to be used in the US developer's future medium- and heavy-duty H2 trucks. Hyzon's eAxle uses one motor per wheel and is said to be up to 97 per cent efficient.

Hyundai Group reportedly reduces number of internal combustion engine series

Hyundai Group reportedly reduces number of internal combustion engine series

Hyundai Motor Group, with its Hyundai, Kia and Genesis brands, is looking to reduce the number of internal combustion models in its lineup to free up resources for investment in electric cars, according to a media report. Around half of the models are apparently being questioned.

Total joins hydrogen joint venture HysetCo

Total joins hydrogen joint venture HysetCo

Total is buying a 20 percent stake in HysetCo, a joint venture focused on hydrogen mobility in the Paris region. The joint venture owns a fleet of about 700 taxis, the majority of which are still diesel vehicles but will gradually be converted to hydrogen vehicles by 2024.

Hyzon Motors receives order for up to 70 heavy-duty trucks from Austria

Hyzon Motors receives order for up to 70 heavy-duty trucks from Austria

The US manufacturer of fuel cell commercial vehicles Hyzon Motors reports another order, this time from Austria. The grocery chain Mpreis has ordered up to 70 heavy duty trucks with fuel cell propulsion via its offshoot JuVe Automotion.

Jaguar Land Rover creates Defender with H2 drive system

Jaguar Land Rover creates Defender with H2 drive system

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is developing a prototype Land Rover Defender powered by fuel cells, which is due to begin testing in the UK later this year. The H2 off-road vehicle is being created as part of Jaguar Land Rover's research and development into future technologies.

BMW puts first prototypes of the i Hydrogen Next on the roads

BMW puts first prototypes of the i Hydrogen Next on the roads

The BMW Group has begun everyday testing of the i-Hydrogen Next prototype. The vehicle is powered purely by electricity and uses hydrogen as an energy carrier. The company now wants to gain practical experience in a wide-ranging field trial.

GM gives details on eMobility add-on investments

GM gives details on eMobility add-on investments

US automaker General Motors is now officially confirming that it will increase its investment in electric and automated driving vehicles from $27 billion to $35 billion by 2025 as previously leaked. And GM is also providing details on what the extra funds will be used for.

Low demand - Honda takes H2-Clarity off the market

Low demand - Honda takes H2-Clarity off the market

Honda will stop production of the fuel cell and plug-in hybrid versions of the Clarity in August, the Japanese automaker has since confirmed in a statement, according to media reports.

Hopium unveils H2-powered sedan prototype

Hopium unveils H2-powered sedan prototype

French startup Hopium has unveiled the prototype of its debut hydrogen-powered sedan. The Hopium Machina will be produced on an "industrial scale" in the future, with the company planning a more detailed presentation in the first quarter of 2022.

London receives 20 double-decker hydrogen buses

London receives 20 double-decker hydrogen buses

England's first hydrogen-powered fleet of double-decker buses has now entered service in London. 20 H2 double-deckers from the Northern Irish manufacturer Wrightbus will be used on route 7 between East Acton and Oxford Circus.

Great Wall plant 3,2 Millionen New Energy Vehicles in 2025

Great Wall plant 3,2 Millionen New Energy Vehicles in 2025

Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor has unveiled its strategic plan through 2025 and its new traction battery. Great Wall plans annual global sales of 4 million vehicles by 2025, of which 80 percent - or 3.2 million vehicles - will be so-called New Energy Vehicles.

HyTrucks: 1,000 H2 trucks for international port logistics

HyTrucks: 1,000 H2 trucks for international port logistics

A consortium called HyTrucks, formed by Air Liquide, DATS 24 and the ports of Rotterdam, Antwerp and Duisburg, plans to deploy 1,000 H2 trucks and 25 H2 refueling stations by 2025, contributing to zero-emission trucking between the Netherlands, Belgium and western Germany.

Renault and Plug Power give details of H2 plans

Renault and Plug Power give details of H2 plans

Renault and fuel cell specialist Plug Power have formed the announced joint venture called Hyvia, giving details of their H2 plans for light commercial vehicles. The Hyvia ecosystem will include green hydrogen production, storage and distribution.

E-buses from CaetanoBus receive Toyota logo

E-buses from CaetanoBus receive Toyota logo

Portuguese bus manufacturer CaetanoBus has agreed to co-brand with Toyota, with the Japanese mobility group's logo adorning both the e.City Gold battery-electric city bus and CaetanoBus' H2.City Gold fuel cell bus in the future.

Daimler Truck wants to build battery and hydrogen trucks in Wörth

Daimler Truck wants to build battery and hydrogen trucks in Wörth

Daimler Truck has made an important location decision for its e-trucks. In the future, further battery-electric and fuel cell trucks are to be built in series at the Wörth plant. Accordingly, Daimler Truck will continue to invest "substantially" in the location in the coming years.

Nikola enters into distribution partnership with independent dealers

Nikola enters into distribution partnership with independent dealers

Nikola, the US developer of battery and fuel cell trucks, has significantly expanded its sales and service operations in the US, adding 51 new locations in Texas, Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Florida, Delaware, Virginia and Maryland through cooperation with five new independent dealers.

Hyundai wants to offer more fuel cell vehicles

Hyundai wants to offer more fuel cell vehicles

Hyundai plans to double its fuel cell vehicle lineup from the current three to six within two years, according to a South Korean media report. Currently, Hyundai offers the Nexo car model, the Elec City Fuel Cell bus and the Xcient truck with fuel cells.

Hyundai deploys some H2 trucks in the U.S.

Hyundai deploys some H2 trucks in the U.S.

Hyundai is also bringing its XCIENT fuel cell truck to the U.S., specifically California, with two government-funded projects that will initially see two units of the XCIENT deployed starting in August of this year and an additional 30 units starting in the second quarter of 2023 - with technical modifications.

Toyota lobbies for hydrogen in Washington

Toyota lobbies for hydrogen in Washington

Despite the global swing toward battery-electric cars, Toyota is known to still see a bright future for hybrids and hydrogen cars, and according to a media report, the Japanese automaker is currently actively lobbying Washington, D.C., to prevent an overly BEV-centric course from the Biden administration. theverge.com

GHG quota opportunities for e-fleet operators from 2022 onwards

GHG quota opportunities for e-fleet operators from 2022 onwards

By law, the market for GHG quota trading will also be opened to operators of electric fleets from 2022 onwards. This means that three- to four-digit euro revenues per year and e-vehicle await. The company GreenTrax is active in quota trading and explains everything worth knowing for fleet operators in the following guest article.

51,351 applications for the environmental bonus in July

51,351 applications for the environmental bonus in July

The Federal Office of Economics and Export Control (BAFA) registered exactly 51,351 applications for the environmental bonus in July, an increase of 150 percent compared to the same month last year.

Series production of the first Russian electric car to start in 2021

Series production of the first Russian electric car to start in 2021

After interim difficulties, Zetta, Russia's first electric vehicle, is now set to go into series production at the end of the year. The compact three-door electric vehicle is to be produced at the Togliatti plant in the Samara region, with a fuel cell car to follow by 2024.

US car companies plan 40 to 50 percent electric cars by 2030

US car companies plan 40 to 50 percent electric cars by 2030

Car companies General Motors, Ford and Stellantis have announced in a joint statement that they plan to achieve between 40 and 50 percent of their sales in the U.S. with BEVs, PHEVs and FCEVs by 2030, a sales target apparently wrested from the automakers by U.S. President Joe Biden.

Nikola halves reduced delivery target again:

Nikola halves reduced delivery target again:

Nikola Motor has cut its delivery target for this year to 25 to 50 vehicles from an estimated 50 to 100, with CEO Mark Russell saying on a conference call with analysts that the company was facing "numerous" delays related to sourcing parts.

Hyzon delivers first H2 trucks in Europe

Hyzon delivers first H2 trucks in Europe

Hyzon Motors has begun delivering its first fuel cell trucks to European customers. The company is also preparing to launch its first customer trials in the U.S. Hyzon Motors plans to deliver a total of 85 fuel cell trucks by the end of this year.

E-plate scheme in Great Britain flops

E-plate scheme in Great Britain flops

The UK introduced special license plates for electric vehicles in December 2020 to make it easier for local authorities to enact special regulations, but inquiries by New Scientist have now revealed that in the nine months since the plates were introduced, none of England's 343 local authorities have enacted such special regulations.

ADL receives first order for new BZ buses

ADL receives first order for new BZ buses

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has ordered 20 hydrogen double-decker buses from Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) for use on the city region's busiest route, the 10A between St Helens and Liverpool city centre.

Genesis to bring only e-cars from 2025

Genesis to bring only e-cars from 2025

Hyundai's Genesis brand has unveiled new plans to electrify its entire vehicle lineup, with all new models to be purely electric from 2025, and the last internal combustion engine to be sold by 2030 at the latest.

Wiener Linien integrate H2 city bus from Hyundai

Wiener Linien integrate H2 city bus from Hyundai

In November, Wiener Linien will take delivery of the first hydrogen bus in the Austrian city transport system, the Hyundai Elec City Fuel Cell Bus. In Munich, too, two examples of the H2 bus model have recently been in operation for test purposes.

Nikola purchases fuel cells from Bosch

Nikola purchases fuel cells from Bosch

Electric truck maker Nikola has reached a strategic agreement with Bosch to manufacture fuel cells, including key components that will be assembled into power modules at the truck maker's U.S. plant.

Hyundai plans to phase out internal combustion engines in Europe by 2035

Hyundai plans to phase out internal combustion engines in Europe by 2035

At the IAA Mobility 2021, Hyundai Motor Company announced its voluntary commitment to become climate-neutral by 2045, with no internal combustion vehicles to be sold in Europe from 2035 and in the remaining key global markets from 2040.

Kamaz shows first BZ bus

Kamaz shows first BZ bus

Russian commercial vehicle manufacturer Kamaz has presented its first hydrogen bus, the Kamaz 6290, which will be tested on the streets of Moscow starting next year.

Hyzon and HongYun: MoU for delivery of 500 FC trucks

Hyzon and HongYun: MoU for delivery of 500 FC trucks

US manufacturer Hyzon Motors has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with logistics and leasing group Shanghai Hydrogen HongYun Automotive for the purchase of 500 fuel cell trucks, with an initial order of 100 expected to be placed this year.

Iveco and Nikola open e-truck production facility in Ulm, Germany

Iveco and Nikola open e-truck production facility in Ulm, Germany

The production of e-trucks by US manufacturer Nikola at the Iveco plant in Ulm, announced at the beginning of 2020, is becoming concrete. The production facility has now been officially unveiled. Production of the Nikola Tre in Ulm is scheduled to begin this year - the pilot customer in Europe is to be the Port of Hamburg next year with up to 25 trucks.

Transport for London to order only zero-emission buses with immediate effect

Transport for London to order only zero-emission buses with immediate effect

London Mayor Sadiq Khan announces that from now on all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) for the UK capital will be locally zero emission.

Will the Toyota Prius be hydrogen-electric?

Will the Toyota Prius be hydrogen-electric?

Toyota's hybrid pioneer Prius will run on hydrogen for the next generation, according to media reports. But different from Toyota's fuel cell model Mirai: In the future the combustion engine of the plug-in variant of the Prius will run on hydrogen instead of gasoline. The Toyota Corolla could also get the hydrogen burner. businessinsider.de

NEV sales in China continue to rise

NEV sales in China continue to rise

Around 357,000 new energy vehicles were sold in China in September. Battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and fuel cell vehicles together accounted for a market share of 17.3 percent. BYD continues to be the strongest brand.

"New class" from BMW: Will the first model be a 3 Series?

"New class" from BMW: Will the first model be a 3 Series?

The first electric car in BMW's "New Class" announced for the middle of the decade will be an all-electric version of the next-generation 3 Series, according to a British media report, with the acronym "NK1" given as its internal working title.

Hyundai may recall 15,000 Nexo vehicles

Hyundai may recall 15,000 Nexo vehicles

Hyundai has recalled about 15,000 examples of its hydrogen-powered Nexo to replace them since August due to faulty fuel cell stacks, according to a Korean media report. Recently, the manufacturer informed Nexo owners that it has decided to implement an out-of-warranty compensation program for affected vehicles. koreabizwire.com

Toyota, CaetanoBus and Snam cooperate on H2 mobility

Toyota, CaetanoBus and Snam cooperate on H2 mobility

Toyota has partnered with Italian gas network operator Snam and Portuguese bus manufacturer CaetanoBus to accelerate the introduction of hydrogen mobility in both heavy and light transport.

Mercedes GenH2 truck is allowed on the road

Mercedes GenH2 truck is allowed on the road

Daimler Truck has received road approval from the relevant German authorities for the further developed prototype of the fuel cell truck GenH2 Truck. The model, which is scheduled to go into series production in the middle of the decade, may thus also be tested on public roads as part of the trials.

Daimler Truck and BP plan H2 filling stations in the UK

Daimler Truck and BP plan H2 filling stations in the UK

Daimler Truck and BP have signed an agreement to jointly drive both the development of a hydrogen infrastructure and the introduction of fuel cell trucks in the UK.

Norway: 8,116 new electric cars in October

Norway: 8,116 new electric cars in October

In Norway, 8,116 new electric cars were registered in October, giving pure electric cars a 70.1 percent share of all new registrations for the month. The most successful model across all drive types was the VW ID.4, with 913 registrations.

Hyundai Group: GV70 to become first locally built U.S. electric vehicle

Hyundai Group: GV70 to become first locally built U.S. electric vehicle

Following Hyundai Motor Group's announcement in May that it will begin manufacturing electric cars in the U.S. in 2022, more details are now available: the first electric model the group will produce in Alabama will be the Genesis GV70 EV, starting in early 2022. Meanwhile, Hyundai has released a first teaser image of its Seven concept car.

Go-Ahead orders fuel cell buses from Wrightbus

Go-Ahead orders fuel cell buses from Wrightbus

The London transport company Go-Ahead orders its first fuel cell buses: The order with the Northern Irish manufacturer Wrightbus comprises 20 H2 buses of the type GB Kite Hydroliner, which are to be used in the greater Gatwick area of London Airport from June 2022.

Homtruck: Geely subsidiary Farizon Auto presents electric truck

Homtruck: Geely subsidiary Farizon Auto presents electric truck

Geely subsidiary Farizon Auto has unveiled an e-truck called Homtruck, with production start and first deliveries scheduled for early 2024. The Homtruck will be available in both an all-electric version with a battery swap option and a hybrid version with a methanol fuel cell.

Gaussin unveils FC-powered race truck

Gaussin unveils FC-powered race truck

French manufacturer Gaussin has unveiled its first e-truck, the H2 Racing Truck, a fuel cell-powered truck designed to demonstrate the capabilities of Gaussin's heralded electric platform - on endurance events such as the Dakar Rally in January.

Detroit Electric: Investor fills $500 million in coffers

Detroit Electric: Investor fills $500 million in coffers

There's a new sign of life from Detroit Electric: electric vehicle maker EV Electra has announced an investment of more than $500 million to acquire a majority stake in Detroit Electric, last heard from the Brits in 2019.

100 Toyota Mirai in Copenhagen Taxi Service

100 Toyota Mirai in Copenhagen Taxi Service

App-based taxi service Drivr has put more than 100 hydrogen taxis into service in Copenhagen. The fleet of Toyota Mirai taxis comes as the Danish government has set a target of no new taxis with internal combustion engines on the roads from 2025, and all existing taxis must be zero-emission by 2030.

British government promotes 335 E-buses

British government promotes 335 E-buses

The UK government is funding five local transport authorities with a total of almost £71 million under the Zero Emission Bus Regional Area programme to support the introduction of up to 335 zero emission buses.

NEV sales in China increase significantly

NEV sales in China increase significantly

Sales of New Energy Vehicles hit a new high for the year in November, with 429,000 NEVs sold in the previous month, significantly surpassing the previous record set in October (368,000 vehicles).

Norway: 13,803 new electric cars in December

Norway: 13,803 new electric cars in December

In Norway, 13,803 new electric cars were registered in December, making up 67.1 percent of all new registrations. In addition, there were 4,706 new plug-in hybrids. Norway's most successful model in December was the Tesla Model Y, with 2,379 registrations.

SAIC Hongyang starts up fuel cell truck plant in northern China

SAIC Hongyang starts up fuel cell truck plant in northern China

SAIC Hongyan, a heavy-duty truck subsidiary of SAIC Motor, has started up a fuel cell truck manufacturing plant in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, and produced its first vehicles. The plant is designed to have a production capacity of 3,000 trucks per year.

Dongfeng to build new plant for E-Offroader

Dongfeng to build new plant for E-Offroader

Chinese manufacturer Dongfeng Motor has begun construction of a new production facility for electric off-road vehicles in Wuhan, which is scheduled to begin production in 2023 with a planned capacity of 10,000 vehicles.

Federal government supports leasing program for 800 Hyundai Nexo

Federal government supports leasing program for 800 Hyundai Nexo

The Allane Mobility Group (formerly Sixt Leasing SE) has received a funding commitment of up to 11.4 million euros from the German Federal Ministry of Transport for the marketing of up to 800 new Hyundai Nexo vehicles to leasing customers as part of a cooperation with Hyundai.

MAN to build heavy trucks from early 2024

MAN to build heavy trucks from early 2024

MAN Truck & Bus has announced the start of production of heavy electric trucks in Munich for early 2024 - almost a year earlier than planned, according to the company. Delivery of an initial 200 units is to follow promptly. MAN also presented a near-production prototype of the new electric truck for the first time.

Extreme E announces hydrogen racing series

Extreme E announces hydrogen racing series

The battery-electric off-road racing series Extreme E has announced plans for a spin-off with hydrogen vehicles at the start of its second season, with the Extreme H off-road series set to launch in 2024. Incidentally, last year's champions Rosberg-X-Racing won the season opener in 2022.

BMW tests iX5 Hydrogen at the Arctic Circle

BMW tests iX5 Hydrogen at the Arctic Circle

Before BMW brings the iX5 Hydrogen into small series production later this year, the carmaker is currently completing winter testing of the fuel cell SUV in Sweden. The focus here is particularly on its performance at temperatures below freezing. For a possible large-scale production, however, BMW is calling for support from politicians - especially in terms of infrastructure.

BMW plans more than two million all-electric cars by the end of 2025

BMW plans more than two million all-electric cars by the end of 2025

BMW has announced that it is increasing its targets for the ramp-up of e-mobility - "confirmed by the success of its all-electric models to date", according to a statement from Munich. Initially, this primarily refers to the growing range of e-models - but electric sales are also expected to increase "rapidly" as a result.

Nikola plans to issue further ordinary shares

Nikola plans to issue further ordinary shares

E-truck maker Nikola is apparently looking to issue 200 million shares of common stock and raise $1.5 billion along the way, using the money to implement the second phase of its Coolidge, Arizona, plant, among other projects.

British government promotes 943 E-buses

British government promotes 943 E-buses

The UK government is funding twelve local transport authorities with a total of £198.3 million in a further round of the Zero Emission Bus Regional Area (ZEBRA) programme, which will support the purchase of 943 battery and hydrogen buses and associated charging or refuelling infrastructure.

US recall for Hyundai Nexo due to possible hydrogen leak

US recall for Hyundai Nexo due to possible hydrogen leak

Hyundai is recalling some examples of its Nexo fuel cell SUV in the U.S. due to a possible hydrogen leak. The recall stems from an incident in South Korea when a 2019 Nexo caught fire at a hydrogen refueling station.

Munich startup Arthur Bus presents economical BZ bus

Munich startup Arthur Bus presents economical BZ bus

Arthur Bus, a company founded in 2021 and headquartered in Planegg near Munich, has presented the H2 Zero, a fuel cell bus with a consumption of less than six kilograms of hydrogen per 100 kilometers, at the Bus2Bus trade fair. The bus offers a range of more than 450 kilometers and is scheduled to be launched in the summer of 2022.

DB and Siemens Mobility present hydrogen train Mireo Plus H

DB and Siemens Mobility present hydrogen train Mireo Plus H

Deutsche Bahn and Siemens Mobility have presented for the first time elements of the overall hydrogen system being developed as part of the H2goesRail joint project: the Mireo Plus H, the latest generation of hydrogen train, and a newly designed mobile hydrogen storage trailer.

NamX shows BZ SUV with removable H2 capsules

NamX shows BZ SUV with removable H2 capsules

The Afro-European startup NamX presents the prototype of a fuel cell SUV designed by Pininfarina, which is to be launched on the market at the end of 2025. The highlight of the concept car called HUV lies in hydrogen storage.

Renault presents Scenic Vision with fuel cell plug-in technology

Renault presents Scenic Vision with fuel cell plug-in technology

Renault has unveiled the Scenic Vision compact concept car with fuel cell plug-in technology, which the French company describes as a glimpse of a future all-electric family vehicle.

Wrightbus equips 420 buses with battery systems from Forsee

Wrightbus equips 420 buses with battery systems from Forsee

Forsee Power has received another order from Wrightbus, the Northern Irish bus builder, to supply the French battery manufacturer with Zen Slim battery modules for 420 of its electric buses, as well as Pulse battery systems for Wrightbus' hydrogen program.

Next Hyundai Nexo probably won't arrive until 2024

Next Hyundai Nexo probably won't arrive until 2024

Hyundai has postponed the launch of the new generation of its fuel cell SUV Nexo, according to a South Korean media report - due to problems with fuel cell development.

Norway: 11,722 new electric cars in June

Norway: 11,722 new electric cars in June

In Norway, 11,722 new electric cars were registered in June, accounting for 78.7 percent of all new passenger car registrations for the month, in addition to 1,669 new plug-in hybrids. The Tesla Model Y topped the model rankings in June with 2,533 registrations.

NEV sales in China reach record high

NEV sales in China reach record high

Sales of new energy vehicles in China hit a new record of 571,000 in June, up 150,000 from May 2022 for these passenger cars (BEV, PHEV and FCEV cumulatively).

Stellantis increases global BEV sales by nearly 50 percent

Stellantis increases global BEV sales by nearly 50 percent

Stellantis has seen global BEV vehicle sales increase by almost 50 percent year-on-year to 136,000 units in the first half of 2022, according to the company's recently released figures.

Bratislava to buy up to 40 BZ buses from Solaris

Bratislava to buy up to 40 BZ buses from Solaris

Slovak transport operator Dopravný podnik Bratislava (DPB) has signed a framework agreement with Solaris for up to 40 hydrogen buses, with the first four Urbino 12 hydrogens to be handed over in July next year.

Norway: 5,123 new electric cars in July

Norway: 5,123 new electric cars in July

In Norway, 5,123 new electric passenger cars were registered in July, accounting for 70.7 percent of all new passenger car registrations for the month. In addition, there were 890 new plug-in hybrids. In terms of models, the Skoda Enyaq led the ranking in Norway in July with 673 registrations.

China: NEV sales remain almost constant in July

China: NEV sales remain almost constant in July

564,000 New Energy Vehicles were sold in China in July, down 7,000 from the previous record month of June 2022, but NEV sales more than doubled compared to the same month last year.

GP Joule secures up to 5,000 H2 trucks from Clean Logistics

GP Joule secures up to 5,000 H2 trucks from Clean Logistics

Clean Logistics has signed a framework agreement with GP Joule for the supply of 5,000 40-tonne hydrogen-electric trucks. The vehicles are scheduled to be handed over between 2023 and 2027. The total volume of the agreement is in the low single-digit billion euro range.

China: Haval announces phasing out of internal combustion vehicles

China: Haval announces phasing out of internal combustion vehicles

Following BYD's lead, another Chinese automaker has now announced it will stop selling internal combustion-only vehicles, with Great Wall Motor's Haval brand focusing exclusively on New Energy Vehicle (NEV) sales from 2030.

China: NEV sales rise significantly in August

China: NEV sales rise significantly in August

632,000 new-energy passenger cars were sold in China in August, more than in any previous month. Battery-electric passenger cars continue to account for the vast majority of NEV sales in China, with 490,000 new BEVs in August compared to 142,000 PHEVs.