Ballard Power Systems Inc. officially unloads a key part of its fuel-cell business to Ford Motor Co. and DaimlerChrysler AG. Under the newly inked pact, the Canadian fuel-cell firm sheds its “balance-of-plant” business, Ballard Power Systems AG, based in Stuttgart. Under the deal's terms, Ballard recovers $20 million in related expenses incurred over the past 10 months and cuts its cash consumption by about $25 million, while also reducing Ballard's committed and outstanding share capital ...

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