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Toyota to bring hydrogen car to market in 2015

Toyota to bring hydrogen car to market in 2015

Toyota has announced that it will introduce a hydrogen fuel cell-powered car to the market next year. Hydrogen will make its mass-market debut in a new model, which will take ‘clear hints’ from the FCV saloon concept, which was exhibited at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year. With delivery [...]

Manufacturers join forces to make hydrogen power a reality

Manufacturers join forces to make hydrogen power a reality

Top motor manufacturers, hydrogen fuel suppliers, the Mayor of London’s Office and global energy consultancies have announced the HyFive project – a £31million deal to make hydrogen-powered vehicles a viable choice for European drivers. At City Hall, London, five different manufacturers have agre[...]

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[...]

Filling up with hydrogen in London

Filling up with hydrogen in London

The Commercial Group has made its first stop at Air Products' Smartfuel hydrogen filling station at Heathrow Airport to fuel the group's first hydrogen hybrid Ford Transit. It is expected that the visit will be the first of many as the Commercial Group's hydrogen hybrid delivery fleet will expand[...]

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[...]

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[...]

Technology on trial: why Toyota and Tesla are at loggerheads

Technology on trial: why Toyota and Tesla are at loggerheads

January 21, 2014. The Green Piece Column. Is today a golden age of innovation or an age of trial and error, tests and tribulation for the car industry? That is the question we pause to ask ourselves this week. There is much to be said for the old adage that necessity is the mother of invention, so w[...]

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