Organization: Fuel Cells Canada

Ford hybrid vehicles focus of fuel cells demo project

The Ford Motor Co is providing five hybrid fuel cell-electric vehicles that will be tested over a five-year period as part of the Vancouver Fuel Cell Vehicle Program. The cars will be outfitted with fuel cell engines and drive motors developed by Ballard Power Systems, Vancouver, and compressed hydrogen storage tanks from Dynetek Industries Ltd,…

Westport Innovations joins Fuel Cells Canada

Westport Innovations Inc has joined Fuel Cells Canada (FCC) and appointed COO Dr Michael Gallagher to its board of directors. The inclusion of Westport is seen as a major boost for FCC’s ambition to create a hydrogen highway and develop demonstration projects in time for the 2010 Winter Olympics (R$, October 27/03). Westport develops gaseous…

NRC to create fuel cells institute in Vancouver

The National Research Council’s Vancouver Innovation Centre is being transformed into a full institute for fuel cell and hydrogen technologies after years of intense lobbying (R$, November 29/00). The decision to inject $20 million over five years into the centre was facilitated by the last federal Budget, which provided the NRC with $110 million over…