Of the newest fuel sources in vehicle manufacturing, two of the largest for passenger vehicles have been battery electric power and hydrogen fuel cells.
Officials from GM and Honda, however, downplayed the Trump effect, saying the investment is part of a planned step in their joint development of a fuel cell system both companies intend to deploy in next-generation hydrogen fuel cell vehicles around 2020.
The fuel cell production will be done in Metro Detroit's Brownstown Township, where GM's Brownstown Battery facility is the first high-volume battery assembly facility in the U.S. The plant, which employs about 120, now makes the lithium-ion battery for GM products like the Chevrolet Volt and Malibu hybrid. Some 100 new jobs will be created.
According to many reports, Fuel cell technology shows significant advantages with regards as in terms of range and efficiency when compared to both traditional fossil fuel vehicles and purely electric options.
Fuel Cell System Manufacturing will be managed by a board of directors with three executives from each company and a rotating chairperson.
Two automotive giants are combining talents to design and manufacture electric vehicle fuel cells.
Trump, Putin discuss Middle East during phone call
The announcement came Friday from Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov , according to Russian news agencies. "If there's any country in the world that doesn't deserve sanctions relief, it's Russian Federation".
Is Starbucks A Victim Of Its Mobile Pay Success?
Analysts had expected Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) to post net income of about $0.55 per share on $5,678.56M in revenue. In other news, insider Clifford Burrows sold 80,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 8th.
In addition, a president will be appointed to rotate between each company.
Charlie Freese, GM executive director of global fuel cell business, stated that upcoming fuel-cell systems will be "a fraction of the size and mass" of existing units. While carmakers see promise in the technology for its environmental benefits, hydrogen refueling stations are very sparse, a huge hurdle to mass deployment.
"That's probably not a good idea", Reuss tells WardsAuto after announcing the GM-Honda JV here.
Fuel cell vehicles are viewed as the next generation of clean vehicles because they do not emit carbon dioxide. The Clarity Fuel Cell offers an EPA-estimated range of 366 miles and fuel economy rating that is the equivalent of 68 mpg.
Despite the benefits of fuel cell vehicles, interest in the technology has been slow to take off. It has been commonly known that Honda had been holding off the advancement of a replacement for its existing Clarity fuel cell auto, this is the first time that its replacement has been hinted at.
GM and Honda collaborated in a powertrain cross-supply arrangement in 1999 under which Honda manufactured 50,000 V-6 engines for the Saturn VUE and Honda received diesel engines from GM's Isuzu affiliate for use in Europe.
David Friedman, Trump's choice for ambassador to Israel, has said that he looks forward to performing his service "from the U.S. The global community considers the settlements illegal even if they are approved by Israeli legislators.
Fans might not like the decision from the get-gong by showering the superstar with insane boos every time he shows up on the ramp. If that weren't enough, this was the same Rumble that saw all of three of Mick Foley's personalities enter at different points.
The worldwide side is set to feature another five rookies. "I would love to show what I can do in the future". Team Roster , filled with first and second year players, is Minnesota Timberwolves phenom Karl-Anthony Towns.
Muguruza had no answers as her opponent dictated from the baseline, her forehand doing most of the damage. After a dramatic run through to the semi-finals, Lucic-Baroni left Melbourne with one special memento.
In December, the emirate's airport registered 7.7 million passengers, a performance boosted by the holiday season. DXB´s annual traffic in 2016 totaled 83,654,250 passengers, compared to 78,014,838 in 2015, up 7.2 per cent.
Drought conditions in the Southeast have also undergone a significant reduction thanks to another recent soaking in the last week. This week's report, the first since a freight train of storms rolled through the state, shows no areas of exceptional drought.
More data is available at the U.S. "Because until you see the specific language it's hard to react". Trump vowed a year ago to suspend immigration from "terror-prone regions" as one of his first moves.
The organization could also be a great buttonholing tool, demonstrating that technology firms are acting responsibly. We've also seen signs that Apple wants to dive even further into this area of research in recent months.
Here's a collection of rogue scientific government agency Twitter accounts that have popped up this week. The account has amassed 345,000 followers and includes tweets like: "Science deniers are unsafe ".
It will be only the second time she has appeared in a singles Grand Slam semi-final, with her last way back in 1999 at Wimbledon. By the age of 14 she had already won two junior grand slam titles at the U.S. and Australian Opens.
Six people killed by Chile wildfires
The plane is being deployed in the Maule region, north of the destroyed town of Santa Olga, according to Deutsche Welle . Chile has appealed for global help to tackle fires are sweeping through central and southern regions.
WWE Needs a Women's Royal Rumble
Show says Braun is a legit badass and a monster but he's here to let Braun know that he's not the biggest fish in the tank. You could add extra episodes to RAW or Smackdown based around who the Undertaker is going to challenge at WrestleMania .
Tiger Woods set for Torrey Pines return
Hold on though - don't let that deter you, because he missed the cut as the defending champion after winning here in 2015. He seemed to have no physical problems when he played in the unofficial Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas last month.
Johnson & Johnson Buys Actelion For $30 Billion
That will happen, pending shareholder approval, just prior to the close, which is expected to be in the second quarter of 2017. Niederer Kraft & Frey ; Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz ; and Slaughter & May are serving as legal advisors to Actelion .
A look at the immigrant relief program known as DACA
Trump said in an interview with Time Magazine in December that he would "work something out" with the "Dreamers" in the program. But he, without detail, said, "I think they're [DREAMers] going to end up being very happy".
Teen Mom 2's Chelsea Houska Gives Birth, Welcomes Baby Boy
The snapshot is Chelsea holding her newborn son's tiny little hand with the caption, "Welcome to the world, sweet boy". The Teen Mom 2 star and her fiance, Cole DeBoer, are now the proud parents of a baby boy, their first child together.