GM is ramping up its electric car plans. It will have 2 new models within 18 months and 20 by 2023. It also is working on a fuel cell powered commercial chassis with dual motors and four wheel steering.
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Nikola Motors and Bosch are teaming up to develop electric trucks that combine hydrogen fuel cells and Bosch’s self contained e-Axle for Class 8 heavy duty cargo tractors.
The Alt Car Expo in southern California is an annual event that helps EV customers learn about the advantages of electric cars.
Hyundai has revealed a prototype of a new fuel cell powered SUV planned for 2018. The car will have a range of up to 400 miles and a 20% power boost over the existing Tucson FCEV.
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 […]
UPS will begin field testing plug-in hybrid delivery vans with an on board fuel cell for extended range operations in Sacramento this year.
A report by the Center for Automotive Research at the University of Duisberg-Essen in Germany predicts the market for new cars in China will exceed 30 million vehicles a year by 2025 and it expects EV sales to make up 30% of that figure. In 2016, EV sales in China amounted to 2.1% of sales. While […]
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.
The Honda Clarity PHEV and EV were both officially introduced to the public at the New York auto show this week. Both cars start in the low $30,000 range.
Mercedes boss Dieter Zetsche announced this week that fuel cell vehicles are off the table. The company will produce a fuel cell SUV for fleet operators next year, but will now focus on battery electric cars.
Hyundai brought as concept of its next fuel cell SUV to the Geneva 2017 show, It has a range of 500 miles and is scheduled for production in 2018.
A group of car companies and hydrogen suppliers have pledged to invest $10 billion over the next 5 years to promote fuel cell research and hydrogen fueling infrastructure. But why?
A newly released feasibility study from the US Maritime Administration on the subject of a potential high-speed, hydrogen fuel-cell passenger ferry deployment in the San Francisco Bay, as well as on the associated hydrogen fueling infrastructure, has provided some interesting new findings. The study — conducted by Sandia National Laboratories, and which examined the technical, regulatory, […]
It’s official. The Honda Clarity fuel cell sedan due out by the end of this year is officially rated by the EPA as the longest range electric car offered for sale in America — 366 miles. Now wait a minute, all you Tesla fanatics. Yes, we know there is a world of difference between the […]
Toyota’s first production hydrogen fuel cell buses will begin hitting the streets of Tokyo, Japan, in early 2017, according to recent reports. The plan is for the new buses to enter into service initially as fixed-route buses in the country’s capital city before then being rolled out elsewhere. More than 100 of the new Toyota […]
Chevrolet has created a heavy duty version of its Colorado mid-size pickup truck. Fitted with a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain, it will undergo testing by the US Army next year.
Less than one year after launching a hydrogen-electric passenger ferry concept, San Francisco has upped the ante with a new $4.75 million commitment from the US Department of Energy to pump up the local hydrogen-fuel-cell electric vehicle market. The funds will go to promote emerging fuel cell EV technology, by helping to decrease the cost […]
Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles have plenty of critics, but it seems that the news has failed to reach Scotland. The country is all over hydrogen like white on rice. In the latest development, a new project will divert excess wind power from Scotland’s Orkney Islands to produce renewable hydrogen for a fleet of fuel […]
The Honda Clarity fuel cell vehicle will be in US showrooms by the end of this year. In 2017, it will be joined by a plug-in hybrid and a battery electric version. Honda is also bringing back the Accord Hybrid before this summer.