Fuel Cells

  • Stuttgart/Hanover, Sep 18, 2022 - On the road to sustainable transport, Mercedes-Benz Trucks intends to expand its range of vehicles to include series-produced trucks with hydrogen-based fuel-cell drives in the second half of the decade. The background here is in the widely different applications and tasks for trucks.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 27, 2022 - Daimler Truck reaches its next milestone on the road to sustainable transportation also with hydrogen-based drives. Since last year, a Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck fuel-cell prototype has been undergoing intensive testing – both on the in-house test track and on public roads. Daimler Truck is now putting another prototype into operation to test the use of liquid hydrogen. Political support for the development program comes from Daniela Schmitt, Minister of Economic Affairs of Rhineland-Palatinate, who opened the regional hydrogen week “WOCHE DES WASSERSTOFFS SÜD” (#wdws2022) today with a test drive in Wörth am Rhein, Germany.
  • Stuttgart / Berlin, Mar 31, 2022 - Hydrogen refueling station operator H2 MOBILITY Deutschland announced a shareholder investment round of 110 million Euros this week at a press event in Berlin.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 25, 2021 - Daimler Truck is consistently pursuing its technology strategy for the electrification of its vehicles and has now reached the next milestone: In October, the further enhanced prototype of the hydrogen-based fuel-cell truck Mercedes-Benz GenH2 Truck received approval from German authorities for use on public roads.
  • Gaggenau / Kassel / Mannheim , Jul 30, 2021 - Following intensive talks, Daimler Truck AG and the Works Council have agreed on key points regarding the future orientation and safeguarding of the Mercedes-Benz powertrain plants.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein, Jul 15, 2021 - Sustainable, highly flexible and ideally positioned for the future of transport: The Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth is becoming the center for emission-free transport within the Mercedes-Benz truck production network.
  • Hamburg / Stuttgart, Germany, May 20, 2021 - Daimler Truck AG and Shell New Energies NL B.V. (“Shell”) have signed an agreement to jointly drive the adoption of hydrogen-based fuel-cell trucks in Europe. The companies plan to support the decarbonisation of road freight by building-out hydrogen-refuelling infrastructure and placing fuel-cell trucks in customers’ hands.
  • Stuttgart, May 19, 2021 - Daimler Trucks is focusing on hydrogen-powered fuel-cells for the electrification of its vehicles for flexible and demanding long-haul transport. It aims to achieve ranges of up to 1,000 kilometres and more without any stops for refuelling.
  • Stuttgart / Wörth am Rhein , Apr 30, 2021 - Dr. Matthias Jurytko, currently Plant Manager and Head of Production at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth, will move to cellcentric, the fuel cell joint venture of Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group, as of 1 June 2021. He will take over the role of Managing Director and CEO there.
  • Stuttgart, Germany / Gothenburg, Sweden, Apr 29, 2021 - Today, two leaders of the commercial vehicle industry – Daimler Truck AG and Volvo Group – officially outlined their pioneering roadmap for the new fuel-cell joint venture cellcentric, as part of an industry-first commitment to accelerate the use of hydrogen-based fuel cells for long-haul trucks and beyond.
  • Gothenburg, Sweden / Stuttgart, Germany , Mar 1, 2021 - Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group today completed the transaction to form the previously announced fuel-cell joint venture. The Volvo Group has acquired 50 percent of the partnership interests in the existing Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 15, 2020 - Daimler Truck AG, IVECO, OMV, Shell and the Volvo Group today committed to work together to help create the conditions for the mass-market roll-out of hydrogen trucks in Europe.
  • Stuttgart, Germany / Guildford, UK, Dec 10, 2020 - Linde (NYSE: LIN; FWB: LIN) and Daimler Truck AG have signed an agreement to jointly develop the next generation of liquid-hydrogen refueling technology for fuel-cell-powered trucks. With their collaboration, the partners aim to make the refueling process with hydrogen as easy and practical as possible.
  • Stuttgart, Germany / Gothenburg, Sweden, Nov 2, 2020 - The Volvo Group and Daimler Truck AG have now a signed binding agreement for a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialize fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks as the primary focus, as well as other applications.
  • Stuttgart/Esslingen, Oct 2, 2020 - In June 2020, Daimler Truck AG announced that it was consistently driving forward series production of fuel cells with Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG.
  • Stuttgart / Berlin, Sep 16, 2020 - Truck manufacturer Daimler Trucks today presented its technology strategy for the electrification of its vehicles, ranging from urban distribution to international long-haul transport, thus reaffirming its commitment to the goals of the Paris Climate Protection Convention.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 30, 2020 - Experts at the Stuttgart site are developing new, state-of-the-art production facilities as the technological template for subsequent series production.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 8, 2020 - Daimler Truck AG is setting another important milestone on the way to series production of fuel cell systems. With the establishment of Daimler Truck Fuel Cell GmbH & Co. KG, the organizational and legal framework has now been created for bringing together all of the Group’s fuel cell activities.
  • Stuttgart/Friedrichshafen, May 26, 2020 - Daimler Truck AG and Rolls-Royce plc plan to cooperate on stationary fuel-cell generators as CO2-neutral emergency power generators for safety-critical facilities such as data centers.
  • Stuttgart / Gothenburg, Sweden, Apr 21, 2020 - Sharing the Green Deal vision of sustainable transport and a carbon neutral Europe by 2050, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group have signed a preliminary non-binding agreement to establish a new joint venture.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 25, 2019 - Daimler Trucks & Buses, one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers, pursues a sustainable corporate strategy and aims to offer only new vehicles that are CO2-neutral in driving operation (“tank-to-wheel”) in the triad markets of Europe, Japan and NAFTA by 2039.
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