Trains, buses and trucks are all seeing a technological renaissance thanks to hydrogen fuel cells.
Alstom has announced that the world’s first hydrogen train, the Coradia iLint, is now being used on the world premiere 100% hydrogen train route in Bremervörde, Lower Saxony, Germany, in passenger operation. This regional train emits only steam and condensed water while operating with a low level of noise. The 14 vehicles with fuel cell
EVs are an intriguing alternative to their gas-guzzling counterparts when it comes to getting us from Point A to Point B. But, there are some very smart people out there who have figured out how to use EVs in a few very smart ways that are… maybe a bit weird – but very cool. Like this
Fortescue has acquired UK-based Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE), and to mark the purchase, the companies announced the development of a world-first, zero-emission “infinity train.” The regenerating battery-electric iron ore train project will use gravitational energy to fully recharge its battery-electric systems without any additional charging requirements for the return trip to reload, the companies say.
Parallel Systems has raised $49.55 million in Series A funds to build autonomous battery-electric rail vehicles that move freight. The company says the funds will be used to build a fleet of rail vehicles, execute testing programs and grow the team, and that it has raised $53.15 million to date, including $3.6 million in seed