FUEL CELLS

The Future Is Electric and Now

Paul Eichenberg says suppliers need to be positioning themselves for a different automotive future—or ride their businesses to an inevitable end

Gary S. Vasilash
Transportation Editor, Gardner Business Media

General Motors and Nikola Corporation Form Strategic Partnership

Remember when GM was in the running for a deal with Rivian that Ford got? Maybe this is its answer to that
#Honda #Ford #Nikola

Trevor Milton of Nikola Talks Industry Disruption

Will Nikola become the Tesla of Class 8 trucking (the Tesla semi notwithstanding)? It sure seems like a good bet. And lots of investors are betting it will
#sustainability #Iveco #Nikola

Hydrogen Still Matters at Toyota

Toyota places $1-million order for vehicle hydrogen systems—for big rigs
#HexagonComposites #Toyota

The New Nikola Corporation Announced

Here is a quick guide to what’s what with Nikola and VectoIQ
#Nikola #Iveco #Morgan

January 7, 9am CST

AutoBeat Live is a monthly 30-minute show featuring conversations with leading observers of and people in the auto industry. Each episode will include insights about what’s happening—things that may affect suppliers to the industry. 

Revolutionary Hydrogen Storage Tank Design Could Propel H2 Deployment

Rather than storing hydrogen in a large cylindrical tank, Noble Gas has developed a conformal system
#safety

GM, Nikola Revise Plans...Sans Electric Pickup and Equity Stake

New agreement focuses on heavy-duty trucks
#Nikola

Hyundai and INEOS Advancing Hydrogen Use

While INEOS may be known to people in the auto industry as the company that is developing a vehicle that is boxy, utilitarian and retro-chic, there is more than a whiff of hydrogen about it, too
#Hyundai

Big Increase Projected for "Green" Hydrogen

Annual investments to surpass $1 billion by 2023
#sustainability #tech

MAN Fuels Up with Hydrogen

Truckmaker eyes fuel cell and hydrogen ICE applications
#tech #sustainability #europe

Magna Exec Sees a Hydrogen Future

No, this is not some far-off future, but at the start of the next decade
#Magna #Jaguar #Fisker

Talking Powertrains with IAV’s Mike Kenhard

The engineering firm does work for the auto industry on everything from embedded software systems to automated technology. But here we’re learning about powertrains—and an unexpected development
#Tesla #IAV #people

Fuel Cells, Ballard, China and Mahle

Ballard once had as much attention as Tesla. (Well, maybe not quite that much, but. . . .) It may turn out that the fuel cell tech developer was right
#Daimler #GeneralMotors #Ford

Vehicular Lightweighting: Path. Strategy. Endgame.

The automaker with the best solution for reducing weight will be the one with the clearest vision of the endgame and the strategy to get there.
#Ford #Chrysler #Tesla

Additive Manufacturing, Fuel Cells & More

Carbon’s CEO talks advanced manufacturing and a Hyundai VP explains the application of hydrogen power for vehicles.
#Honda #Ford #Hyundai

Toyota Opens Electrification Patents: What of the Daily 3?

One of the things that Toyota did when developing the Prius—and realize that the vehicle was first available in 1997 so this is something that has been going on a long time (remember: part of Toyota is the “continuous improvement” mindset)—was to do as much in-house as possible in developing the technology.
#oem #Toyota #engineer