December 1997

Vol 12-12 Special 15 December 1997
m ti ,, :::C'' ,7C/NETSCAPE/ .... 4C5@mhv.net&number=181 mailbox:!C% 7C/NETSCAPE/mail/SENT?id=349 5CD67 .4C5@mhv.net&number= 181 I •) 2 Subject: Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Letter Special !)ate: Mon, 15 Dec 1997 16:37:59 -0800 I r-·~ m : peter hoffinann . 'o: Glenn Rambach- DRl , . -IYDROGEN@URIACC.URI.EDU rom The Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Letter: SPECIAL REPORT: Ford Motor Co. Joins Ballard, Daimler-Benz in Transatlantic iJu el Cell Pact :'·.tu ttgart, Germany, Dec. 15, 1997- Injecting a new dimension- and more cash- into the international uel cell sweepstakes, Ford Motor Co. today ...
Vol 12-12 December 1997
, ,/J Fuel Cell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels December 1997 \bl XII/No. 12 ISSN 100-8019 Presidential Energy Advisers Urge Doubling of Hydrogen Funding, New PNGV Program WASIDNGTON, DC-The U.S. Energy Department's hydrogen program needs "better articulated near-, medium-, and long- term goals," and it should be "expanded substantially to about twice the present level by 2003," recommends the final report by the energy research and development panel of the President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST). The report, sent to President Clinton ...

November 1997

Vol 12-11 November 1997
t& Fuel Cell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels November 1997 \bl.. XII/No. 11 ISSN 11l!0-8019 DoE NEws Gasoline-to-H2 Conversion for Fuel Cells Announcement Gets Wide Media Coverage WASIDNGTON, DC- Hey, who says fuel cells aren't ready for prime time? Probably the most remarkable part of the mid-October joint announcement by the Energy Department and Arthur D. Little that they had successfully tested for the first time a fuel cell operating on garden-variety gasoline was the massive media coverage. A half -page New York Tunes article, appearing at just about the ...

October 1997

Vol 12-10 October 1997
<-& Fuel Cell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels Oddxr1'»7\t:i. XWNo.10 JSSN1~19 Toyota, Daimler-Benz Introduce Methanol PEM Fuel Cars at Frankfurt Auto Show FRANKFURT, GERMANY- Show Down at the Frankfurt Fuel Cell Corral-but nobody was blinking: In a high-tech doubleheader display that took everybody by surprise, both Toyota and Daimler-Benz decided to unveil their latest entries in the accelerating fuel cell car competition at the 57th International Motor Show Sept. 11-21 here. The Japanese and German carmakers showed advanced PEM fuel cell cars that, unlike their ...

September 1997

Vol 12-9 September 1997
The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels September 1997 \ti. XII/No. 9 ISSN1~19 French-Italian-Swedish Fuel Cell FEVER to Hit Europe's Roads This Fall, Conference Told GRIMSTAD, NORWAY-FEVER, a French Renauh station wagon powered by a new entry in the international fuel cell competition, a 30 kW PEM system developed by Italy's De Nora company, is expected to start road trials this month. FEVER, which stands for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle for Efficiency and Range, is a joint French-Italian-Swedish concept vehicle developed during the last three years by a team headed by the French ...

August 1997

Vol 12-8 August 1997
l& Fuel Cell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels August 1997 \bl. XII/No. 8 ISSN 1 (l«)..8() 19 Hydrogen Budget Looks Upward Bound, Fuel Cell Programs Under Siege WASHINGTON, DC- Hydrogen budget '98 update: "It's majorly up in the air," was the colorful, if somewhat ungrammatical, way one player characterized the state of debate last month inside and outside of Congress over the 1998 hydrogen program as Congress was preparing for its August recess. On the positive side were strong signals that overall, hydrogen spending may wind up higher than the $15 million ...

July 1997

Vol 12-7 July 1997
(.& Fuel Cell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels July 1997 \bl. XIJ/No. 7 ISSN1~19 ONSI Wins 185 Fuel CeU Plant Orders, 1 From Russia's Gazprom, Weighs Production Stepup SOUTH WINDSOR, CT -In what appears to be a milestone on the road to genuine fuel cell competitiveness, International Fuel Cells (IFC) here announced in June it has won 185 orders for PC 25 fuel cell plants worth a total of$111 million. And in a separate development of potentially far -reaching significance, IFC said the world's largest natural gas company, Russia's Gazprom, has also ordered one PC 25 ...

June 1997

Vol 12-6 June 1997
. "'& Fuel Cell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels Jtme 1997 \bl. XU/No. 6 lSSN 1080-8019 Daimler-Benz Unveils PEM Bus Demonstrator, PEM Subcompact to FoUow This FaU STUTTGART, GERMANY- Almost exactly a year after unveiling its milestone consrnner-friendly PEM fuel cell NECAR ll minivan(H&FCLJure96), Gennanarr-maker DaimlerBenz followed up by introducing its first hydrogen-fueled PEM city bus NEB US (new electric bus) demonstrator at a standing room-only press conference here last month. And some time this full- possibly at the Frankfurt Auto Show-the German cannaker ...

May 1997

Vol 12-5 May 1997
l& Fuel Cell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels Ford Confirms Plans for Direct Hydrogen PEM Prototypes, Ballard Joins P2000 Project DEARBORN, MI/OAKVILLE, ONT., CANADA -Confirming reports that first surfaced last month (H&FCLApril 'll), Ford Motor Company announced it will build as many as three direct -hydrogen prototype PEM fuel cell vehicles in the next three years. The vehicles will be constructed as part ofFord's P2000 advanced lightweight car project under the Federal govennnent's Partnership for a New Generation ofVehicles Program (PNGV). The new, important ...

April 1997

Vol 12-4 Special 14 April 1997
SPECIAL l& Fuel Cell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels April 14, 1997 Vol. XII/No. 4- Special ISSN 1080-8019 Daimler-Benz, Ballard to Spend Nearly Half Billion on Fuel Cell Development, Manufacture, Marketing VI\NCOUVER, B.C., CANADA- In a surprise move, Canada's Ballard Power Systems here and Germany's DaimlerBenzAG announced plans for jointly spending more than Can. $450million (U.S.$323. 7million) forthedevelopment, eventual series production and marketing of fuel cell power plants. The Aprill4 announcement here and at Daimler-Benz headquarters in Sruttgart and the ...
Vol 12-4 April 1997
..&. Fuel .C ell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels April I cy:)7 \bl. Xll/No. 4 ISSN I (ID.8() 19 Ford Motor Co. to Start Development of Experimental Fuel Cell Car Soon? ALEXANDRIA, VA-A major American carmanufilcturer is expected to announce development plans for hydrogen- fueled PEM fuel cell passenger cars soon, possibly as early as the middle of April, a well-informed source told H&FCL at the National Hydrogen Association's arumal meeting here (see story on p.3). The description seems to fit Ford Motor Co., which, together with its principal consultant, Directed ...

March 1997

Vol 12-3 March 1997
Cell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels Mard:ll997 \bl XIJ/No. 3 ISSN1~19 Ballard, Delphi Team to Supply PEM Fuel Cell for Chrysler's Proof-of-Concept Vehicle DETROIT, MI/VANCOUVER, BC - In a threecornered arrangement, Chrysler Corp., Delphi Automotive Systems and Ballard Power Systems will be working together to build a gasoline-fueled PEM fuel cell "proof of concept" vehicle that Chrysler expects to have on the road in two years. The Chrysler-Delphi cooperation agreement, announced at anSAE meeting in late February in Detroit, confirmed what had been rumored for ...

February 1997

Vol 12-2 February 1997
.. ..&. Fuel ~C." ell Letter The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels February 1997 \bl.. Xll/No. 2 ISSN 1080-8019 Boston Team Claims Development of5,000-Mile Range On board Hydrogen Storage Method BOSTON, MA- It sounds like science fiction, but a Boston-based husband-and-wife team of materials scientists say they have developed a method ofhydrogen storage that would give future fuel cell cars a range of some 5,000 miles. Clx:mists Dr. Nelly Rodriguez and Dr. Terry Baker, ofNortheastem University here, say they have developed a carbon storage material that can soak up about 30 ...

January 1997

Vol 12-1 January 1997
(_& Fuel Cell The Energy Alternative - Renewable Fuels January 1997 \bl. XIJ/No. 1 ISSN 1080-8019 Chrysler Unveils PEMIPOX Car Mockup, Demo Vehicle to Come in Two Years DETROIT, MI-A couple of years after first floating the basic concept at scientific conferences, Chrysler Corp. is announcing plans for gasoline-fueled fuel cell vehicles with a flourish: Centerpiece of this year's Chrysler display at the Detroit Auto Show Jan. ll-20 is a wirefrarne mockup of a mid-sized car powered by a PEM fuel cell, with hydrogen to be extracted from gasoline -or any other hydrocarbon such as ...