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Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid Buses Shuttle Service At KIT

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology commissioned a hydrogen filling station on the Campus North, which is a requirement in the introduction of mobile fuel-cell technology. The station will service a pair of Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid buses. The fuel-cell buses will provide a shuttle service to employees and students at the KIT Campus North, the KIT Campus South and the KIT Campus East. Present in the June 11 inauguration of the station was the Mercedes-Benz Buses Region West Sales Head, Ulrich Piotrowski. The inauguration also officially launched the shuttle service of KIT. Hydrogen savings of the Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid will reach around fifty percent compared to other fuel-cell buses… Continue Reading »

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Ford, Nissan, And Daimler Forged Fuel Cell Technology Development Agreement

An agreement was forged by three major auto manufacturers recently that will result to a common fuel cell system. The system will be used for upcoming zero-emission vehicles. The release of reasonably-priced, hydrogen-powered, mass market vehicles within five-years-time is the main goal of the agreement between Ford, Nissan and Daimler. It also aims to set global component standards. An equal investment will be given by Ford Motor Company, Nissan Motor Company, and Daimler, which will minimize expenses in the development of the technology. This is made possible by optimizing a common design and taking advantage of the economies of scale. The joint statement by the three manufacturers serves to support… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Negotiate With Ford and Renault-Nissan For Fuel-Cell Technology

After facing issues in the development of fuel-cell technology, Daimler looking to companies such as Ford and Renault-Nissan for help. BMW and Toyota recently revealed that it was collaborating in the development of fuel-cell systems for vehicles by 2020. On the part of Daimler, it will not unveil a B-Class that features a fuel-cell system any time soon. The company is trying to find a long-term partner in the development of the technology and reduce costs. Although the fuel propulsion system of Daimler is nearly finalized, the German company will not bring the B-Class into the market since its price tag is rather steep. Due to this, the new target… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Provides Fuel Cell Citaros For Davos Delegates

At the World Economic Forum currently being held in its traditional venue in Davos, Switzerland, Mercedes is providing two Citaro buses fueled by fuel-cell technology. As any world citizen knows, unpredictable world events have a way of reaching into the pockets of consumers everywhere, so providing alternative fuel buses to these economic leaders is a nice reminder of the possibilities of alternative technologies. The fuel-cell buses are not unique for this event, as the provider of the two shuttle buses, PostAuto Schweiz AG, has been running 5 fuel-cell Mercedes Citaros since 2011. These Citaros see in regular use on PostAuto  service routes in and around the Aargau canton of Brugg…. Continue Reading »

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Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid Given EBUS Award

In Cologne, Mercedes-Benz  Market Launch Manager for Mercedes-Benz hybrid and electric buses  Ulrich Piotrowski, together with Mercedes-Benz buses brand spokesman Roman Biondi, accepted the first-ever EBUS award for the company’s fuel cell Citaro hybrid buses. Under the patronage of Dr. Peter Ramsauer, the Federal Minister for Transport, Building and Urban Development, the EBUS Award was given in recognition of the efforts that have been made to introduce electric buses into public local transport, and is intended as an incentive to drive forward innovative developments in this sector. In giving the award to  the Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid, the judges recognized the fuel cell, lithium-ion battery and electric motor components of the… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Inaugurates World’s First Dedicated Fuel Cell Facility

Mercedes-Benz has just opened the first facility in the world that’s dedicated to the development and production of fuel cell stacks. That’s what Mercedes-Benz Canada recently celebrated, as they inaugurated the new 3,300-square meter facility in the British Columbia city of Burnaby. This is in line with the efforts of Daimler and Mercedes-Benz to continue its leadership in the development of fuel cell technology as well as in making the technology viable for commercial applications, a pivotal part of making the automotive industry more environment-friendly. “Fuel cells will one day power cars around the world, and B.C.’s world-class innovators are going to work with Mercedes-Benz to achieve that vision,” said… Continue Reading »

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Daimler Awarded by IAHE for Fuel Cell Tech Contributions

We all know how committed Daimler is when it comes to fuel cell technology and other green endeavors. For being a pioneer and leader in the fuel cell field, the company was awarded the Sir William Grove Award 2012 by the International Association for Hydrogen Energy (IAHE). The award was given to the German automaker at the World Hydrogen Energy Conference, which was held in Toronto. This IAHE award is named after Sir William Robert Grove, a British inventor who invented the first fuel cell in 1842, when he combined hydrogen and oxygen in order to produce electrical energy. IAHE recognized Daimler’s continued commitment and focus when it comes to… Continue Reading »

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