Ballard Power (BLDP) announced a $3.6 million contract with a major global automaker covering expanded technology benchmarking and evaluation activities. As part of this agreement, the automaker will evaluate the performance and capabilities of Ballard’s current and advanced fuel cell technologies. This contract builds on the experience gained by the automaker from its initial purchase of BallardÂ® fuel cell products in 2003. [ more ] Ballard has existing deals with DaimlerChrysler, Ford, Honda, Mitsubishi and Nissan. There is no indicatication which vendor they won the contract with.