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Pee-powered fuel cells could be the future for hydrogen cars

Pee-powered fuel cells could be the future for hydrogen cars

Urine could be the next cheap catalyst idea that would allow fuel cell vehicles to become significantly cheaper. According to new research by Korea University in Seoul, South Korea, carbon atoms recovered from human urine could replace the use of expensive metals like platinum, as a catalyst for t[...]

Fashion students restyle Hyundai’s first hydrogen car

Fashion students restyle Hyundai’s first hydrogen car

Hyundai has revealed the winners of its Fashioned Fuel Cell competition run in collaboration with the London College of Fashion. Of the 159 entrants, seven students were selected to have their work applied to 10 Hyundai ix35  fuel cell vehicles, which will be used to chauffer VIPs across Lond[...]

Hyundai turns to fashion for fuel cell push

Hyundai turns to fashion for fuel cell push

Hyundai has teamed with the London College of Fashion (LCF) to recruit students to help drive awareness of fuel cell vehicles. The new partnership called ‘Fashioned Fuel Cell’, will commission 159 students to design a 2D visual campaign which embodies this message: ‘Using fashion as a discipline t[...]

Hydrogen fleet passes three million miles of real-world driving

Hydrogen fleet passes three million miles of real-world driving

A fleet of fuel cell vehicles has just passed the landmark of three million miles of hydrogen-powered real-world driving, thanks to GM. The car giant’s fleet of 119 test vehicles, which make up its Project Driveway programme have been driven by more than 5,000 motorists, since its launch in 2007. [...]

Toyota and Honda plan for hydrogen launch next year

Toyota and Honda plan for hydrogen launch next year

Both Honda and Toyota have plans to launch hydrogen-fuelled cars next year and are expected to produce around 1,000 such fuel cell models a year, according to the Nikkei. The pair have already  announced plans for fuel cell vehicles; Toyota revealed its FCV concept, based on the Toyota Prius [...]

Aberdeen welcomes Europe’s largest fleet of hydrogen buses

Aberdeen welcomes Europe’s largest fleet of hydrogen buses

The city of Aberdeen has taken delivery of a fleet of four hydrogen fuel cell buses as it kick-starts its ground-breaking new £19 million Aberdeen Hydrogen Bus Project. In total, a fleet of ten hydrogen-powered will officially launch in the city from May, and will begin operating just like any oth[...]

Honda trials faster hydrogen refuelling station

Honda trials faster hydrogen refuelling station

In preparation for the launch of its new FCV fuel cell car, Honda has installed a new state-of-the-art refuelling station on its Torrance campus in California which could slash refuelling times. The new advanced station called MC Fill is a fast-fill refuelling station designed to store hydrogen at[...]

Honda FCEV hydrogen car debuts in Geneva

Honda FCEV hydrogen car debuts in Geneva

One the most exciting appearances at the Geneva Motor Show this week has to be the Honda FCEV fuel cell concept which is expected to form the basis for a production car due to launch in 2015. First appearing at the Los Angeles Auto Show last November, the concept gives us a fascinating glimpse int[...]

Fuel cell car runs on sewage-derived hydrogen

Fuel cell car runs on sewage-derived hydrogen

A new project to produce hydrogen from human waste and food scraps is under way, which will enable new hydrogen fuel cars to run on a truly renewable source of fuel. Using a technique devised by scientists at the University of California at Irvine, the Orange County Sanitation District’s Fountain V[...]

UK university explores better hydrogen systems for fuel cell cars

UK university explores better hydrogen systems for fuel cell cars

A UK university is to team up with the world-renown Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in USA to explore the development of nano-composite materials to help develop a new generation of more efficient fuel cell cars. Researchers at the University of Bolton will work with the laboratory in Califo[...]

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