Arcola Energy is now Ballard Motive Solutions 

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Full powertrain integration capability to accelerate the adoption of fuel cell mobility

A leader in hydrogen and fuel cell integration

Ballard and Arcola Energy have joined forces to create Ballard Motive Solutions, a supplier of complete powertrain systems that decrease complexity and development time for fuel cell electric vehicles, increase production volumes and lower cost and time-to-market.

Motive Solutions works with some of the most progressive authorities, fleet operators and OEMs to meet their zero-emission targets.

Our expertise

Ballard Motive Solutions extends Ballard’s core fuel cell module to include intelligent energy systems for zero-emission heavy-duty mobility.

Motive Solutions' proven A-Drive technology platform optimizes the fuel cell system integration with hydrogen storage, batteries, power conditioning devices, cooling systems and controls into vehicle powertrain.

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Core sectors

Net-zero carbon emission targets around the world have demanded a universal re-think for the future of transport. Decarbonising the industry requires an integrated approach that can tailor solutions across specialised markets. 

Ballard Motive Solutions has established strong modelling and design capabilities that combine a deep understanding of the underlying electrochemistry with powertrain engineering expertise and validation from real-world trials across all transport sectors.

RAIL

Hydrogen trains are leading candidates to replace diesel propulsion for rail lines that cannot be electrified. High energy storage density and fast refuelling times mean that fuel cell powertrain technology can offer a drop-in replacement for diesel trains.


 

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BUS

Ballard Motive Solutions' integrated and optimised hybrid powertrain for buses provides manufacturers with complete system design and integration. Our solutions offer whole life-cycle service and support focused on quality, safety and compliance.

 

 

 

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TRUCKS

Commercial vehicles have heavy duty cycles, running all day covering many miles with full loads. Fuel cell hydrogen powertrains provide zero-emissions operations for fleets of vehicles that can complete a full shift without compromising on range or performance.

 



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Resources

NEWS

Latest: Ballard Power announces acquisition of Arcola Energy to help customers integrate fuel cell engines into heavy-duty mobility.

 

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INSIGHTS

Latest: Fuel cell maintenance and the 'moving parts' fallacy.

 

 

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WHITE PAPERS

Latest: Zero-emission refuse collection vehicle solution.



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Join our team

With a growing team that is valued for its innovation and expertise, Ballard Motive Solutions is looking for leading talent in a wide range of technical and professional disciplines.

We deliver solutions that significantly impact the development of cleaner, greener, more secure, more democratic energy and transport systems – enabling healthier living for everyone.  

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