Wah Shing Toys And Horizon Fuel Cell Partner For Fuel Cell Toys

Posted: Jul 3 2007, 2:00am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 2:36am CDT, in Other Stuff


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Wah Shing Toys and Horizon Fuel Cell partner for Fuel Cell Toys

Wah Shing Toys Co., Ltd. (Wah Shing), one of the world's largest toy manufacturers and Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies (Horizon), known for their H-Racer Toy Car, form a strategic partnership to develop fuel cell powered toys.

Under the agreement, Wah Shing will scale up manufacturing of Horizon's existing line of tech-toy products, with the aim of developing new fuel cell-powered products for major international toy companies. Richard Ellert, Managing Director of Wah Shing, commented, "As a leading toy manufacturer, Wah Shing is very excited to be at the forefront of "green toy" technology.

Building on its fuel cell technology, Horizon is developing a new generation of non-toxic energy storage devices that would feed small fuel cell power systems designed into next-generation toys and that could be re-used hundreds of times. Horizon has already introduced a hydrogen fuel cell conversion kit concept for radio control car hobbyists. Instead of using a 7.2V Nickel Cadmium (NiCad) battery, the kit uses three re-useable hydride storage prototypes that feed a 7.2V fuel cell which is able to run the car four to five times longer than a NiCad battery.

The H-Racer is available on Amazon.com for $99.

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