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A Durable, Cheaper Alternative To Platinum For Hydrogen Fuel Cells Found

October 18th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The Holy Grail of alternative fuels is the hydrogen fuel cell, a literal zero-emissions vehicle that requires expensive and rare platinum as a reaction catalyst. This makes hydrogen fuel cells incredibly costly, but researchers at Brown University have developed a cheaper and more durable alternative that is the best replacement for platinum yet


Axeon Electric Battery Could Provide EV’s With 35% More Range

September 30th, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

Until electric vehicles can provide the same range and convenience as today’s gas-powered automobiles, they will not find much of a mass market. UK-based Axeon has announced that their new battery pack could extend EV range by as much as 35% when compared with a lithium-ion pack of the same size



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