Fuel Cell

 
Fuel-cell concepts from 50 years ago: famed designer Brooks Stevens

Fuel-cell concepts from 50 years ago: famed designer Brooks Stevens

Most car buyers would be hard-pressed to name a single automobile designer working today. But it wasn't always that way: names like Raymond Loewy and Harley Earl were known well outside the design studios where they created the "cars of tomorrow." A half-century-old concept from designer Brooks... read more

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Japanese manga comic about Toyota Mirai  [from Motorfan: New Model Special Edition issue 502]

Toyota Mirai manga: hydrogen fuel cell beats electric cars, plug-in hybrids

Manga are comics created in Japan, conforming to a style set more than 100 years ago and still very much a part of popular culture. While they may look like no more than... read more March 25, 2016 by


 
Toyota Mirai showroom and hydrogen fueling station, Tokyo, Japan, May 2015

Hydrogen for fuel-cell vehicles made from wind energy in Japanese test

One of the big questions surrounding hydrogen fuel-cell cars is how to produce the hydrogen used to power them. Mass adoption of fuel-cell vehicles would not only require... read more March 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Two-Thirds Of 2030 Hondas Will Be Electrified Or Zero Emission: CEO

Fifteen years is a short time in the life of the auto industry, just two complete product cycles for the average high-volume vehicle. But by "around 2030," according to... read more February 24, 2016 by


 
Dieter Zetsche

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Less Likely Than Electric Cars: Daimler CEO Zetsche

There's an emerging rivalry between two different technologies for zero-emission transportation: battery-electric cars and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. Within the auto... read more February 23, 2016 by


 
Riversimple Rasa

Riversimple Rasa: New Details On Super-Light Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Car

U.K.-based startup Riversimple first showed its hydrogen fuel-cell Urban Car prototype in 2009, but since then there has been little apparent activity from the company. Now... read more February 19, 2016 by


 
Tata Magic Iris Ziva (Photo by Indian Autos Blog)

Is This Tata The Smallest Roadworthy Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle In The World?

Indian automaker Tata Motors may have built the world's smallest roadworthy hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle. The company known for the tiny Nano--as well as its stewardship of... read more February 12, 2016 by


 
2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Priced 'Around $60,000,' CA Launch Before End Of Year

As previously announced, the 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell will arrive in the U.S. later this year, but only in certain parts of California. At yesterday's 2016 Washington... read more January 22, 2016 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

Hydrogen-Powered Mercedes GLC To Launch In 2017

The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class crossover will be offered with a plug-in hybrid powertrain option, but Mercedes apparently isn't stopping there. The small crossover--which... read more January 19, 2016 by


 
2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Honda, GM To Build Factory For Fuel-Cell Production By 2025

The cost of developing advanced zero-emission powertrains for future vehicles is substantial, even for the world's largest carmakers. Especially in hydrogen fuel-cell... read more January 18, 2016 by


 
Audi h-tron quattro concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Audi h-Tron Quattro Concept Swaps In Hydrogen Fuel Cell For e-Tron's Battery

Hot on the heels of the all-electric Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept it revealed last fall, VW Group's luxury brand Audi has released a second iteration of the same concept. This... read more January 14, 2016 by


 
2016 Toyota Mirai U.S. arrival

Toyota Asks Some Of CA's 8 Mirai Dealers To Hold Off Deliveries

Sales of the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car are limited to California, because the Golden State is the only one today with any fueling infrastructure. But even there... read more January 14, 2016 by


 
2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell, 2016 Toyota Mirai at hydrogen fueling station, Fountain Valley, CA

Tax Credit For Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles Extended By Budget Deal

The recently-passed Congressional transportation-funding bill contained many positives for electric-car advocates. It included the renewal of a home-refueling tax credit that... read more January 6, 2016 by


 
2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell at Hyundai headquarters, Fountain Valley, CA

Hyundai To Launch 400-Mile Fuel-Cell SUV By 2020: Report

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell crossovers were first delivered to customers in Southern California last year, and almost 100 vehicles have been leased since then. But now Hyundai... read more December 30, 2015 by


 
2014 BMW i3 in London

U.K. Extends Green-Car Grants To Double Buyers By 2018

The U.K. government will extend and expand an incentive program for green cars that had been set to end in the coming year. The plug-in car grant was introduced in 2011, and... read more December 30, 2015 by


 
Air Products HF-150 portable hydrogen fueler

Portable Hydrogen Fuelers Go To Six Toyota Mirai Dealers As Stations Lag

With Toyota having delivered a total of 57 Mirai sedan in October and November, the drivers of those hydrogen fuel-cell cars will be looking for stations at which to fuel... read more December 14, 2015 by


 

 
 

 
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