DETROIT -- Vancouver-based Ballard Power Systems will buy out the interests of Ford Motor Co. and DaimlerChrysler AG in their fuel-cell joint ventures Excellsis and Ecostar Electric Drive Systems. Ballard joined with DaimlerChrysler in 1997 to create Xcellsis Fuel Cell Engines Inc. It is responsible for developing, manufacturing and commercializing fuel cell engines for buses, cars, and trucks. The pair also created Ballard Automotive, responsible for selling fuel cells and fuel cell ...
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