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Hyundai plans to take hydrogen fuel-cell systems beyond vehicles

Hyundai plans to take hydrogen fuel-cell systems beyond vehicles

Hyundai sees a lot of potential in hydrogen fuel-cell technology. And it may find success with it by looking well past cars and SUVs—to other uses that could, as the company puts it, “transcend the transportation sector.” With this week’s opening of a second plant making... read more

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2018 Toyota Mirai

Hydrogen supply shortage leaves fuel cell cars gasping in California (Updated)

The biggest challenge to driving a fuel-cell car is finding fuel. Automakers who sell fuel-cell models—Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai for now—have made progress in... read more July 27, 2018 by


 
Hyundai Nexo self-driving prototype

South Korean government trims orders for Hyundai Nexo hydrogen-fuel cars

Nine months after announcing its intention to buy 10,000 Hyundai Nexo hydrogen-fueled cars, the South Korean government has halved its order. That's according to Business... read more June 15, 2018 by


 
Anheuser-Busch Nikola Two fuel cell semi

Budweiser-maker taps Nikola for up to 800 hydrogen-powered semi trucks

Anheuser-Busch bet big on hydrogen fuel for its semitrailer trucks Thursday. The Budweiser beermaker announced it would buy up to 800 big rigs from Nikola Motor Company by... read more May 3, 2018 by


 
Nikola One

Nikola suggests it's no Tesla, refunds deposits on fuel-cell, electric semi trucks

Nikola Motor Company, which is working to produce two Class 8 semi trucks to compete with Tesla's upcoming electric Semi, is showing some signs of success—and... read more April 9, 2018 by


 
True Zero hydrogen fueling pump, run by First Element Fuels, opened in Thousand Oaks, CA, Mar 2018

California now has 33 hydrogen fueling stations for 4,200 fuel-cell cars so far

Hydrogen fuel first went on sale in California in January 2015, more than three years ago, though it had been dispensed free at a dozen or so prototype locations before that... read more April 2, 2018 by


 
Hyundai Nexo

Hyundai Nexo fuel-cell SUV verdicts: classy, zippier, still a "niche vehicle"

The Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell SUV that debuted last month at the Consumer Electronics Show won't be seen on California roads for many months yet. It is expected to go... read more February 22, 2018 by


 
Hydrogen station in Nerima Ward, Japan

Germany's hydrogen stations exceed US; California beats Japan on density

As of today, there are 39 hydrogen fueling stations in the U.S., all but four of them in the state of California. They serve roughly 39 million Californians, whereas 284... read more February 21, 2018 by


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

This one 11-year-old chart explains the problem with hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles

Today, there are roughly 750,000 plug-in electric vehicles on U.S. roads and about 3,800 powered by hydrogen fuel cells. Proponents of each type of vehicle argue strenuously... read more February 13, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell at hydrogen fueling station  [photo: Chris Baccus]

Why a Fiat 500e driver got a Honda Clarity Fuel Cell as his next green car: low cost

When marketing executive Chris Baccus leased a 2015 Fiat 500e three years ago, he intended to keep his 2007 BMW 335i as a "fun car," and use the electric Fiat just for... read more February 6, 2018 by


 
Hyundai Nexo

Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell prototype drives itself 118 miles without human input

As it does in every other aspect of the auto industry, Korean carmaker Hyundai-Kia has set itself an aggressive goal and a fast pace for rollout of self-driving vehicles. The... read more February 5, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger for city centers

Electric cars will fail, but we'll build them anyway, say global auto execs: KPMG

Juxtaposed against a growing electric-vehicle market in China and increasingly stringent global carbon-emission limits, a survey by KPMG has revealed a majority of global... read more January 12, 2018 by


 
Hyundai Nexo

Production Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell SUV appears at CES

The world of cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells is still small and low-volume, but Korean maker Hyundai unveiled its production entry into that group on Monday. The... read more January 8, 2018 by


 
Hydrogenics hydrogen fueling station

California to fall short of 100 hydrogen fueling stations by 2020

As electric charging stations continue to sprout across the country, hydrogen fueling stations haven't experienced the same rapid growth. That's an issue in California, where... read more January 5, 2018 by


 
2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas

What topic should we have covered less in 2017? Twitter poll results

Over the nine years this site has published daily news about green cars, the focus of our coverage has shifted significantly. In February 2009, when we started daily... read more January 4, 2018 by


 
Tesla Semi

If electric semi tractors are real, their running-cost advantage could be huge

Emotions play a big role in purchases of passenger vehicles, but fleet decisions are generally driven by numbers, spreadsheets, and the almighty dollar. And it's in the... read more December 29, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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