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China Yuchai Has Launched The Country’s First Commercial Hydrogen Engine

China Yuchai International, a leading manufacturer and distributor of engines for on- and off-road applications in China through its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited (GYMCL), announced that the company’s YCK05 hydrogen-powered engine achieved stable ignition and operation…

The Cabinet Approves Auto PLI Scheme For Electric Vehicles And Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

The Union Cabinet approved a Rs 26,058 crore production linked incentive (PLI) scheme for auto, auto-components and drone industries to enhance India’s manufacturing capabilities, Union Minister Anurag Thakur said. The PLI scheme will incentivize the emergence of advanced automotive technologies’…

Telangana Government To Switch To Electric Vehicles

In a move aimed at generating clean energy, all government vehicles in the State would soon be switched to electric vehicles. Discussions were already going on to replace petrol and diesel vehicles used by government departments within the State with…

NTPC Floats Tender For Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Based Pilot Projects

India’s leading power generator NTPC has issued an expression of interest (EoI), inviting bids for hydrogen fuel cell-based pilot projects. The last date for submission of bids is July 10, 2021. The bids will be opened on July 10. NTPC…

Maharashtra Intends To Lead In The Electric Vehicle Category, According To Officials.

The Maharashtra government in the next five years plans to ensure at least 10 per cent of newly registered vehicles in its major cities would be electric ones, a senior official said. Addressing a virtual town hall organised by ‘Climate…

Honda Promises To Make Only Emission-Free Vehicles In The Future

Honda became the latest automaker to promise an emissions-free future. In his first press conference as CEO of the Japanese automaker, Toshihiro Mibe said the company “will strive” to sell only battery-electric vehicles and fuel cell electric vehicles by 2040…

India To Spend $200 Million In Next 5-7 Years To Promote Hydrogen Use

India will spend $200 million over the next five to seven years to promote the use of hydrogen, Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi, the top bureaucrat at India’s ministry of new and renewable energy, said at a virtual industry event. India has…

Chevron, Toyota Pursue Strategic Alliance On Hydrogen

Chevron U.S.A. Inc., through its Chevron Products Company division (Chevron), and Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (Toyota) announced a memorandum of understanding to explore a strategic alliance to catalyze and lead the development of commercially viable, large-scale businesses in hydrogen,…

TRATON Group To Increase Investment In Emobility To €1.6B By 2025; Scaling Back Conventional Drives

Comercial vehicle manufacturer the TRATON Group will invest a total of €1.6 billion in research and development for e-mobility by 2025. An e-mobility investment of €1 billion had been planned originally over this period. At the same time, TRATON is…

U.S. Senators Press Biden To Set End Date For Gas-Powered Car Sales

California’s two U.S. senators are urging President Joe Biden to set a firm date to phase-out gas-powered passenger vehicles as the White House grapples with how to rewrite vehicle emissions rules slashed under President Donald Trump. In an unreported letter…