Chinese Company Orders Ballard Fuel Cells For Buses
Wanxiang may be China's biggest corporate investor in US real estate. Automakers are exceeding 2015 EU emissions goals by manipulating tests. Ballard will supply hydrogen fuel cell modules for eight Chinese buses.
The Hong Kong subway system makes $2 billion in annual profit thanks in large part to the fact that it controls the land that its stations are situated on. Fares still support the system's operating costs.
Proterra has received a $3-million grant to build electric buses in LA County. The BMW i3 is more popular outside of large cities despite "urban mobility" branding. The BMW X5 xDrive40e plug-in hybrid will debut at the Shanghai Motor Show later this month.
Stanford's aluminum-ion battery is flexible, fireproof and inexpensive. The EPA bluffed by asking for five percent fuel economy hike for trucks. The world's first hydrogen-powered tram is powered by a Ballard fuel cell.
UPS adds 1,400 CNG trucks to its fleet, and builds CNG stations. Renault Twizy joins Bolloré carsharing service in Lyon, France. Ethanol and gasoline average 26-cent difference in price per gallon after a period of volatile gasoline prices.
The Automotive Journalist Association of Canada crowns the Kia Soul EV as the first Canadian Green Car of the Year. Proterra EV buses accumulate 1 million miles on the job. GE and EV Connect announce partnership to use each other's goods and services and expand markets.
Daimler is spending billions to upgrade the Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim plant to build fuel cell cars. Ford's Go!Drive carsharing program enters its beta stage in London. The Department of Energy is offering $20 million for developing more efficient industrial motors.