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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[...]

Honda to debut FCEV fuel cell concept in Europe

Honda to debut FCEV fuel cell concept in Europe

Honda is to bring its FCEV fuel cell concept to Europe next month as it debuts at the Geneva Motor Show alongside the Civic Type R concept and NSX supercar. The new FCEV concept was first seen at the Los Angeles Auto Show last November, where it showed off its next-generation fuel cell system. The [...]

Tuk-Tuk turns to hydrogen fuel in India

Tuk-Tuk turns to hydrogen fuel in India

A new affordable hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, based on the classic Tuk Tuk design, has been unveiled at the Auto Expo Motor Show in India this week. Produced by engineers at Birmingham City University, the new ‘Millenium Tuk-Tuk’ vehicle was showcased as a potential clean transport solution for Ind[...]

Hollywood stars defy Death Valley with hydrogen-fuelled car

Hollywood stars defy Death Valley with hydrogen-fuelled car

In the glamorous world of alternative fuel vehicles, you are undoubtedly likely to attract celebrity friends; just as the Toyota Prius has Leonardo DiCaprio and the Honda FCX CLarity has Jamie Lee Curtis; Mercedes B-Class F-Cell hydrogen-fuelled car can count Hollywood stars Diane Kruger and Joshua [...]

FedEx turns to hydrogen power for faster deliveries

FedEx turns to hydrogen power for faster deliveries

One of the world's leading delivery services, FedEx Express, has shown its commitment to green technologies by making an agreement for an influx of hydrogen fuel cell range extenders. The company is hoping to nearly double the territory that its vehicles can cover with one charge thanks to an agree[...]

Toyota reveals plans to power homes in an emergency

Toyota reveals plans to power homes in an emergency

Toyota’s new FCV might not just be an exciting new addition to showrooms when it makes its world sales debut next year. As the brand reiterated its support for hydrogen fuel cell technology at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, the carmaker also revealed how it plans to use the [...]

Toyota shows strong support for fuel cell cars

Toyota shows strong support for fuel cell cars

If you thought electric cars were definitely the future, then Toyota may be about to change that perception: after it expressed strong support for hydrogen fuel cell technology at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). According to Bob Carter, the senior vice-president for Toyota automotive sale[...]

Fuel cell market is on the rise

Fuel cell market is on the rise

Hydrogen and fuel cell technologies are making a rapid expansion, according to a series of reports issued by the US Department of Energy (DOE). The reports suggest that the USA is one of the strongest and fastest growing markets in the world for the technologies; and that during 2012, close to 80 p[...]

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