Smart Energy Week 2020: Electric Vehicle Related Technologies (1)

16th Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Expo: FCV fuel cell powertrains, hydrogen refueling stations, etc.

2020/03/17

Summary

  At the World Smart Energy Week 2020 (period: February 26-28, 2020, venue: Tokyo Big Site), surgical masks were worn by almost all visitors inside the venue as a measure against the new coronavirus epidemic, and visitor body temperature checks were performed using thermography tools as visitors entered the venue. While many exhibitors decided not to participate, or opted to exhibit their products using display panels only and no booth staffing, other exhibitors participated in the standard manner. According to an announcement by the organizer, Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd., the number of visitors for World Smart Energy Week 2020 was only one-third that of last year (decreasing from 66,576 to 18,506 persons).

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Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Expo venue World Smart Energy Week 2020 entrance

 

  This report introduces the FCV-related products displayed at the 16th (International) Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Exhibition, FC EXPO 2020, which was held at the West Exhibition Wing of the Tokyo Big Site exhibition center. Hyundai Motor Company was the only OEM to exhibit an FCV powertrain, but domestic and overseas suppliers displayed components under development and products such as hydrogen tanks, FC-related machinery and tools for trucks and industrial applications.

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Shanghai Re-Fire Technology FC truck display mockup Hyundai Motor's FCV “NEXO"

 

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