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Nissan Leaf battery tech, hydrogen shortages, and Tesla Twitter wars get real: Today's Car News

Nissan Leaf battery tech, hydrogen shortages, and Tesla Twitter wars get real: Today's Car News

We take a deep look into two phenomenon: new technology in the Nissan Leaf's 30-kwh battery, and the war of words online surrounding Tesla and its CEO. A hydrogen shortage strands fuel-cell drivers in Los Angeles, and a new study shows sales of electric cars surge when more models are available... read more

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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


 
2015 Nissan Leaf charging back at home after 1,000-mile road trip   [photo John Briggs]

Budget deal restores tax credits for EV charging stations, electric motorcycles, fuel-cell cars

Fears that Congress would kill the federal tax credit for purchase of a plug-in electric car were laid to rest in December when that incentive survived the $1.5 trillion... read more February 11, 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


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV being charged outside Go Forth electric-car showroom, Portland   [photo: Forth]

GM suggests Congress fund EV charging, Toyota asks for hydrogen fueling support

It's now abundantly clear that Tesla has created the roadmap on how to build a widespread DC fast-charging network that lets electric-car drivers travel long distances, even... read more January 30, 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


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

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

No single definition exists for the idea of "green car," and very few shoppers set out to go buy a green car. Instead, car buyers look for vehicles that meet their... read more December 27, 2017 by


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

Which alternative fuels will survive long-term? Twitter poll results

Building a fueling network turns out to be more of a challenge than many advocates, regulators, and drivers may have anticipated. The attempt to boost passenger vehicles... read more December 14, 2017 by


 
2008 Chrysler ecoVoyager Concept

Fiat Chrysler seeks Hyundai partnership for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles

Fiat Chrysler is looking to partner with Hyundai to develop hydrogen fuel-cell technology, its CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed on Saturday. The revelation came after a... read more December 5, 2017 by


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

Which alternative fuels will survive long-term? Take our Twitter poll

You just don't hear the phrase "alternative fuels" as much as you did, say, 10 years ago. With a couple of million plug-in electric cars now on the world's roads, the idea of... read more December 5, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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