Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation

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Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation (AFCC) is a Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, based automotive fuel cell technology company. Founded in November 2007, the privately held company was created to allow for further expansion of fuel cell technology.[1][2]

With a share of 50.1%, Daimler AG is the major stakeholder. Ford Motor Company hold a 49.9% stake.

In 2013, AFCC's owners signed a three-way agreement with Nissan Motor Company to develop next-generation fuel cell technology that will lead to the world's first affordable, mass-market fuel cell electric vehicles as early as 2017. The collaboration will be jointly led by all three automakers with engineering work taking place at various locations around the world. AFCC will be responsible for the research and product development of automotive fuel cell stacks for the collaboration.

The company is headed by Dr. Andreas Truckenbrodt, formerly the Executive Director Hybrid Development for Daimler AG.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Automotive Tech: "The Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation (AFCC)" - technologynewsdaily.com - November 8, 2007 - Retrieved November 08, 2007
  2. ^ a b "Daimler AG to become majority stake holder in new ”Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation”" - Daimler AG - November 8, 2007 - Retrieved November 08, 2007

Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation (AFCC) Corporation