From 30kW to 100kW net power, Ballard’s heavy duty modules provide flexible solutions for your motive applications including buses, trucks and light rail.

Product Platforms



The FCveloCity® motive module platform, based on the  FCvelocity®-9SSL stack, is available in 30kW, 85kW and 100kW versions for heavy duty applications. The platforms include the fuel cell power module and separate air and coolant sub-systems.  Over 1,500 FCveloCity® fuel cell power modules are now in operation in buses, trucks and trains.

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FCmove™, the latest platform for heavy duty power modules based on the FCgen®-LCS stack, is the culmination of more than 8 generations of product development at Ballard. The FCmove™ platform offer a compact, fully integrated, robust fuel cell power solution with impressive reduction in total life cycle cost. FCmove™ products are specifically designed to meet the requirements of commercial vehicle operators.

Product Features

Key advantages of Ballard’s heavy duty module product lines include:

Lower Life Cycle Cost

  • Low total-cost-of-ownership, achieved through product performance optimization,  fuel efficiency and lower maintenance requirements.

Proven Durability

  • Exceptional bus availability and fuel cell lifetime, with more than 30,000 hours of operation of motive modules in the field

Simplified System Integration

  • Small footprint, fully integrated fuel cell module with interfaces located on one panel for better access and flexibility in commercial vehicle design (FCmove™)

High Performance

  • Integrated system humidification and pressure optimization offers superior performance, fuel efficiency and durability over a wide range of operating conditions and prevents degradation, delivering >97% availability in vehicle operation.

Performance in Extreme Conditions

  • Tolerant to a wider range of operating conditions, including freeze start from -25⁰C (-13⁰F) without external energy (FCmove™) .

Technology Leadership

  • The preferred option for OEMs and system integrators, Ballard fuel cells are powering over 3,000 fuel cell buses and trucks. Cumulatively, these vehicles have traveled more than 50 million kilometers.

Product Portfolio

Product Series  FCveloCity®-MD  FCveloCity®-HD   FCmoveTM-HD 
 Net Power Level  30kW   85kW & 100kW  70kW
 Application small transit buses,
logistics trucks,
battery hybrid
range extenders
 transit buses transit buses, medium
& heavy duty trucks
and rail


FCmove™ Product Brochure

The Future of Heavy Duty Zero-Emission Mobility has Arrived.

Product Data Sheets

FCveloCity®-MD product data sheet

FCveloCity®-HD product data sheet

FCmove™-HD product data sheet

Press Release

Ballard Unveils 8th Generation Zero-Emission Fuel Cell Module for Heavy Duty Motive Market. Read more..

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