Automotive Fuel Cell Cooperation
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.
Ballard Power Systems will transfer its automotive division to AFCC, this makes up the employees of the research and development divisions, about 150, as well as all the intellectual property and expertise relating to automotive fuel cell applications. AFCC research and development departments will work closely with Daimler and Ford to bring advanced full cell stacks technology to the automakers. Daimler AG and Ford will provide the financial backing for AFCC.