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Clean-car venture's Canadian connection : Global undertaking aims to put fuel-cell powered vehicles on the road

Mar 23, 2017 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

When it comes to global integration, Burnaby, B.C.based Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation Corp. is one Canadian business that might well define the concept.

AFCC was founded as a joint venture in 2008 by three companies: Germany's Daimler AG, the Ford Motor Co., and automotive fuel-cell power systems developer Ballard Power Systems Inc. Five years later, Ford bought out Ballard's 19.9-percent share.

Setting up the new company in Burnaby was an obvious choice for the foreign automotive...