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 […]
At the Geneva auto show, one Honda engineer made the case for hydrogen power, saying it is vital to making renewable energy a reality.
The Hydrogen Economy Keeps Inching Towards Reality at the University of Houston, where researchers have made a cheap hydrogen catalyst for water splitting.
Shell Oil and BMW are partnering up to build a new hydrogen fuel cell filling station concept to fill up the cars of tomorrow.
Shell plans to partner with Toyota to add hydrogen fueling stations in California as both companies struggle to understand what comes after the internal combustion engine. Is that a wise investment or a refusal to see the future clearly?
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.
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?
General Motors and the US Navy are teaming up to create fuel cell powered unmanned underwater vehicles that can operate for as much as 60 days at a time.
H2 Logic in Norway will unveil the first of its second generation hydrogen refueling stations this fall. They are smaller and use the excess energy from energy positive buildings to power hydrogen production.
As part of its plan to overcome the diesel emissions stigma, Audi is pushing forward with a new SUV powered by a hydrogen fuel cell.
Scientists claim they have found a way to make one part of the process for splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen 100% efficient. If true, that makes the idea of a hydrogen economy one step closer to reality.
The European airline easyJet is set to test several progressive enviro-friendly features for installation on its aircraft. The proposed advancements center around creating fuel-efficient aircraft taxiing. easyJet plans on storing hydrogen fuel cells in the hold of the craft that are recharged by braking and electric wheel motors. Airplane taxiing consumes approximately 4% of easyJet’s annual fuel expenditures […]
While the comments section has been busy talking about hydrogen fuel cells, Mercedes-Benz has been busy building up both the cars and infrastructure.
A consortium of companies in Germany have formed the H2 Mobility eompany, dedicated to installing 400 hydrogen refueling stations across Germany by 2023.
Linde Group of Germany has built a prototype fuel cell bicycle that has a range of 65 miles on only 34 grams of fuel. Linde has 100 H2 stations in Germany.
Japan is committed to creating a hydrogen society in time for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but it has no hydrogen and no idea how to get it without emissions.
The chief engineer for the Toyota Mirai FCEV says electric cars place an unreasonable strain on electric grids and take too long to recharge. He says fuel cell cars are the future.
Hyundai has slashed the price of its Tucson hydrogen fuel cell vehicle by over $100,000, citing “dismal sales.” Is Hyundai changing its tune on hydrogen?
Toyota plans to bump production of its Mirai hydrogen powered car in 2017 from 2000 units to 3000 units, based upon strong pre-order performance.
MIT says a hybrid is better for the environment than a hydrogen power car, and costs less too. That’s bad news for hydrogen cars, but good news for hybrids.