Ballard Power Systems has signed a deal to develop a fuel cell engine for urban trams in China. The partnership with rolling stock manufacturer CRRC Qingdao Sifang Company is worth $6 million, and sees Ballard providing 10 modified versions of its FCvelocity fuel cell modules in 2016. The hydrogen-powered trams are set to be deployed in Foshan, where Ballard also recently inked a $17 million deal to provide power for fuel cell buses. Read more in the press release from Ballard.
Tesla is partnering with the hotel Andaz Wall Street to provide charging to overnight guests. The Tesla High Power Wall Connectors are located in the parking garage adjacent to the hotel. "Our hotel is constantly finding new ways to heighten the guests' experience," says Andaz Wall Street's Director of Sales and Marketing, Parvaneh Miller. "By combining leading-edge technology and the forward-thinking of Tesla with our commitment to provide outstanding service and offerings, we now have the ability to offer guests a seamless and convenient charging experience during their stay." Read more in the press release below.
New partnership offers Tesla Destination Charging for hotel guests
NEW YORK (September 25, 2015) – In conjunction with Tesla Motors, Andaz Wall Street is now offering Tesla Destination Charging for Model S as an amenity for overnight guests. The Tesla High Power Wall Connectors, located adjacent to the property at the iPark 75 Wall Garage, will allow Tesla owners to charge their vehicle overnight, adding 58 miles of range per hour and replicating the convenience they are accustomed to at home.
"Our hotel is constantly finding new ways to heighten the guests' experience," said Parvaneh Miller, Director of Sales and Marketing at Andaz Wall Street. "By combining leading-edge technology and the forward-thinking of Tesla with our commitment to provide outstanding service and offerings, we now have the ability to offer guests a seamless and convenient charging experience during their stay."
Andaz Wall Street joins a rapidly growing network of properties in Tesla's Destination Charging Program. Tesla owners staying at the hotel can now take advantage of the High Power Connectors, leaving their vehicle to be charged while exploring the New York-centric property and surrounding Lower Manhattan neighborhood. From sampling creative cocktails, farm-to-table cuisine and beers on tap at Dina Rata and the seasonal courtyard Beer Garden to getting cozy in Andaz Wall Street's spacious loft-style guest rooms with complimentary mini-bars and oversize walk-in showers, as well as convenient access to South Street Seaport, One World Trade Center, Stone Street and other notable Financial District landmarks, guests will enjoy a truly genuine New York City experience.
For more information on Andaz Wall Street's partnership with Tesla Motors or to book a stay, visit www.andazwallstreet.com.