From 50kW to 100kW net power, Ballard’s heavy duty modules provide flexible solutions for your motive applications including buses, trucks and light rail.

Product Platforms

FCmove blue logo FCmove Rooftop Web   FC Move Engine Bay Web
 FCmoveTM-HD   FCmoveTM-HD+ Rooftop  FCmoveTM-HD+ Engine Bay

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 low total life cycle cost. It is available with 70kW and 100kW versions. FCmove™ products are specifically designed for easy integration in buses and trucks with both roof-top and engine bay configurations.


 FCveloCity-HD85 Ballard HD Module 
  FCveloCity®-HD85    FCveloCity®-HD100

The FCveloCity® motive module legacy platform, based on the  FCvelocity®-9SSL stack, is available in 85kW and 100kW versions for heavy duty applications. The platforms include the fuel cell power module and separate air and coolant sub-systems.  Over 3,500 FCveloCity® fuel cell power modules are now in operation in buses, trucks and trains.

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 cell stack durability, efficiency and lower maintenance requirements.

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 100 million kilometers.

Product Portfolio

Product Series  FCveloCity®-HD   FCmoveTM-HD / HD+ 
 Net Power Level   85kW & 100kW  70kW & 100kW
 Application  transit buses transit buses, medium
& heavy duty trucks
and off road vehicles


FCmove™ Product Brochure

FCmoveTM family of products brochure 

Product Data Sheets

FCmove-HD+ product data sheet

FCmove™-HD product data sheet

FCveloCity®-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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