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UK Government aims to triple hydrogen vehicle numbers with £2m funding pot

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GM’s Global Propulsion Systems division is placing an increased focus on the development of fuel cells and electric battery systems

General Motors re-brands engineering arm to reflect era of EVs

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Modular hydrogen fuel cells could provide week-long battery life for smartphones

A UK energy technology company has used the spotlight of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2016) in Las Vegas to unveil a number of prototype mobile devices with extended battery life through hydrogen-powered modular fuel cells.

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Hydrogen coalition launches EU-wide EV project

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Scotland has pumped hydro storage facilities which optimise Scotland's power network system

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The first Toyota Mirai arrived in Bristol earlier this week

First hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai arrive in Europe

Toyota has introduced its first production-grade hydrogen-powered Mirai sedans to Europe this week.

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£10bn investment needed to drive low-carbon transport industry

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Surplus electricity is used to electrolyse water, splitting it into its constituent parts of oxygen and hydrogen. Photo courtesy of the Universita di Corsica

New team of scientists formed to develop hydrogen storage technology

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Research is underway to evaluate the viability for commercial operation and developing a take-back system for end-of-life fuel cells

Project underway to develop fuel-cell recycling process

Work has begun on the development of a new recycling process to recover and re-use high-value materials from waste fuel-cells.

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Electric vehicle sales double in Europe as new models drive growth

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Urgency needed to develop fuel cell industry

The Deputy Mayor of London and the Energy Minister attempted to give some impetus to the UK’s fuel cell programme in their addresses to the eighth Grove Fuel Cell Conference, this week. The Deputy Mayor said the UK must approach fuel cell development with urgency if it is to maximise the economic competitiveness of the technology.

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