7-11 has contract Toyota to develop an exclusive line of hydrogen fuel cell powered delivery trucks. The move is part of a larger effort by 7-11 to reduce its carbon emissions in Japan and promote more environmentally friendly vehicles, in general. The delivery trucks, themselves, will be built by Toyota’s Hino Motors unit. They will […]
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We’ve been covering the Forze Delft hydrogen-fuel celled racing project off and on for a few years, now. Depending on who wrote the article, we’ve called it anything from “vaporware” to “a fun class project”, but we’ve never really called it what it’s about to become: a real racing car. Forze Delft VII Chassis […]
Readers this week on Gas2 were fired up about the future of alternative energy transportation and the debate about EVs versus hydrogen-powered vehicles.
Shell Oil and BMW are partnering up to build a new hydrogen fuel cell filling station concept to fill up the cars of tomorrow.
Toyota will use hydrogen fuel cell trucks in a study designed to reduce diesel emissions in Southern California.
Two French sailors are converting a 100 foot long catamaran to run on electric power made from renewable sources. They plan to visit 101 cities in 50 countries to spread the news about zero emissions living.
Nikola Motors says its Nikola One is a zero emission Class 8 freight truck with a hydrogen fuel cell to extend range up to 1,200 miles. The company say it will begin building hydrogen refueling stations in 2018.
Researchers for Toyota may have discovered a way to add 15% more range to current lithium-ion battery technology. So about those hydrogen cars…
Researchers at Stanford wanted to know which was greener: an electric car or a hydrogen powered car? After crunching all the data, they got their answer.
Singapore will begin an experiment with self driving buses in a closed loop system in 2018. Toyota will begin selling hydrogen fuel cell powered buses next year. Japan wants hundreds in service for the 2020 Olympics.
Researchers at the University of Melbourne have discovered a new, much less expensive way to obtain free hydrogen from formic acid. The process also results in carbon dioxide as a by-product. Is this good news?
Kia plans to introduce 11 new low and zero emissions models between now and 2020. One will be the Kia Optima plug-in hybrid and another a fuel cell car
October 21, 2015 is the day that Marty McFly went Back to the Future- and Toyota is celebrating with this great BTTF tribute video filled with Easter eggs.
While Elon Musk believes electric cars are the future, and Toyota maintains that hydrogen fuel cells are a better idea, BMW has committed to playing both angles. After the successful launch of the BMW i3 and i8, the German automaker has rolled out a hydrogen fuel cell concepts based on an early i8 test mule. […]
There are rumors that a BMW fuel cell race car may be in the works for 2018 to race in the Garage 56 experimental category at the famous 24 hours of Le Mans
Originally posted on CleanTechnica Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has come out against hydrogen fuel cell vehicles on more than one occasion, even going so far as to call them “bullshit” and “fool cells” because of all the energy required to collect fuel-grade hydrogen, and the fact that most hydrogen is currently sourced from natural […]
With a starting price higher than any other model in its lineup, the Toyota Mirai hydrogen car may have made more sense as a Lexus.
The Toyota Mirai and Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell owe a debt of gratitude to General Motors and the first hydrogen powered fuel cell vehicles, the 1966 Electrovan. Based on a standard (for the day) Chevy cargo van, the Electrovan took a team of 250 GM employees two years and thousands of man-hours to complete. When […]
Toyota says it’s perfectly harmless to drink the water from its hydrogen fuel cel vehicles…but, uh, you probably shouldn’t. Huh?
Numerous automakers have demonstrated interest in their own hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. But for Nissan, the future is still all about electric cars.