f-cell+HFC: Driving the adoption of zero emission trucks

“In less than ten years, it will become cheaper to run fuel cell electric vehicles than battery electric vehicles or internal combustion engine vehicles for certain applications.”

Those were the words spoken by Nicolas Pocard, Director of Marketing at Ballard Power Systems, as he welcomed attendees to the Medium and Heavy-Duty Truck session at the virtual f-cell+HFC event.

“Transportation is currently responsible for 23% of global energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, and greenhouse gas emissions are increasing faster in transportation than in any other sector,” he exclaimed.

“However, regulations are driving the adoption of zero emission trucks. The EU now targets a 30% CO2 reduction target for trucks by 2030, an Advanced Clean Truck Regulation has been adopted in California, low emission zones and corridors are being implemented in Europe, China and California, and China now has New Energy Vehicle Policies that support the deployment of low emission trucks.”

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