Tue Apr 30, 2019, 06:03 PM

Auto Giant Bosch teams up with Sweden's PowerCell to bring down the cost of Hydrogen fuel cells

The company is also working on solid oxide fuel cells for stationary applications.

ArsTechnica | Megan Guess | 4/29/19

On Monday, automotive parts supplier Bosch announced that it would be partnering with a company called PowerCell to manufacture fuel cells for commercial and passenger vehicles.

Currently, there's not a huge market for hydrogen fuel cells, but a number of automotive leaders believe that hydrogen, which can be transformed into electrical energy through fuel cell stacks, will play a significant role in the transportation of the future if we want to curb carbon emissions in the face of climate change.

PowerCell, a Sweden-based company spun-off from Volvo in 2008, has been building hydrogen fuel cell stacks for a decade. Bosch has also worked to supply makers of fuel cell stacks. Together, the companies will develop a polymer-electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell stack for mass-production by 2022. (Currently, PowerCell manually produces its fuel cells, and it hopes to move to semi-automatic manufacturing as a result of its partnership with Bosch.)

"The joint development work will take the form of regular consultations among experts," Bosch spokesperson Tim Wieland told Ars. He added that the two companies have no plans for a joint venture or a shared factory. When development is complete in 2022, Bosch will market the product to truck and passenger vehicle manufacturers, and Powercell will market the product to "other industries," according to Wieland...more:

PowerCell @ Hannover Messe


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Tue Apr 30, 2019, 11:33 PM

1. How is your hydrogen car doing?

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