Gas Station Owners Push for Hydrogen Fuel Cells in Japan

The gas station industry isn’t just taking a nap while Elon Musk and Tesla are busy making trying to make electric cars “the next thing” in transportation. The big fuel distributors have an infrastructure that EVs, for the moment, can’t match – and they want to continue to be able to capitalize on that infrastructure in a “green” tomorrow. That means they want a future that involves their filling stations.

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Only 27 Hydrogen Stations Were Installed Last Year

Ask some automakers what the future of fuel is, and they’ll tell you hydrogen fuel cells offer the best hope for clean cars. That may be so, but the future is still very, very far away. Worldwide, only 27 hydrogen refueling stations were installed last year, possibly due to the rarity of fuel cell cars, and a lack of enthusiasm for the hydrogen economy that many once hoped for.

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Ford, Mercedes And Nissan Ally On Hydrogen Cars

Hydrogen fuel cells always seems to be just beyond the reach of even the world’s largest companies, which can really mean only one thing; car companies need to pool their resources to make hydrogen cars an affordable and practical reality. No wonder Ford, Mercedes, and Nissan have signed a technology pact to product a car that emits nothing but water.

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Review: I’m Addicted To Sport Mode On The New Honda Fit EV

Honda invited us to preview the Fit EV at a special test track in Southern California. Specifically, a nice little course they’d set up in a parking lot at the Rose Bowl, as well as a spin around the ‘hood on our own. Because I don’t like having to reign in my driving style to keep from terrorizing the poor sales rep, I generally avoid doing test drives. But this test drive was set up to enable us to really drive the cars the way we normally would..and then some.

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Hydrogen By Hyundai Coming in 2013

Out of all of the auto makers Hyundai is getting the jump on the coming hydrogen fuel cell powered car

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Low-Pressure Tanks Could Revolutionize Hydrogen Storage in Cars

Hydrogen fuel cells really are the Holy Grail of green automobiles, emitting zero emissions and using the most abundant element in the known universe for fuel. Right now though the problems of cost and feasible storage methods are holding hydrogen back. But a group of scientists may have figured out how to store hydrogen in a 500 PSI tank…one-tenth what is normally needed.

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