Daimler, Ford Teaming Up On Fuel Cells

As quickly as the Teutonic knights of Daimler shed one relationship with a dirty 'merican auto company, they've now just signed up to partner with another one. This time instead of a merger of equals, it's merely a joint stake with Ford and Ballard Power Systems in a new company the two automakers (and one supplier!)… » 11/08/07 9:45am 11/08/07 9:45am

Fuel-Cell Company to Sell Auto Fuel-Cell Business

Ballard Power Systems Inc. has been at the forefront of hydrogen fuel-cell technology, which means that the company has done a lot of research but hasn't made real money. Said one research analyst, the automotive fuel-cell sector has been a "black hole" for cash. The company tried to set themselves up to be the… » 11/06/07 11:15am 11/06/07 11:15am