17.02.2017 | 09:44 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni
As the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo draw near, so does Japan's showcase for a hydrogen society. Toyota has been at the forefront of Japan’s efforts to use hydrogen and fuel cells to power cars, heat homes and keep factories running while in other countries around the world, the trend seems to veer toward electric cars, particularly in the US and Europe. Meanwhile,  For that reason, Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla Inc., has famously scorned hydrogen vehicles as expensive and impractical. For details see Bloomberg article here....
24.11.2016 | 14:34 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni
Luxury car maker Lexus has revealed its plans to produce a luxury version of the Toyota Mirai by 2020. The new fuel cell car could be similar to the large fuel-cell flagship sedan LF-FC that debuted at last year’s Tokyo Motor Show. For details see Hybrid Cars article here....
11.11.2016 | 15:40 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni, Rafmagn/Electricity
So far, hydrogen has been Toyota's zero emission technology of choice. However, this may be about to change. In a recent Nikkei report, the Japanes carmaker intends to launch its EV model in 2020, coinciding with the Tokyo Olympic Games. Toyota's change of heart may have something to do with its struggles to sell hydrogen fuel-cell cars so far. Cli...
02.11.2016 | 15:26 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni, Rafmagn/Electricity
Korean automaker Kia is continuing with plans to increase the number of alternative fuel cars in its future lineup. By 2020 Kia hopes to offer 14 models globally, including hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery-electric cars, and even some hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. See this Green Car Reports article.  ...
07.07.2016 | 10:51 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni
David Wenger of Wenger Engineering GmbH has just completed a two year test drive of the Mercedez Benz B-Class F-cell vehicle and recently presented his results. In his presentation, he covered issues related to infrastructure, apps for HRS stations, and the general handling of the vehicle. Suffice it to say that the results are sobering. See articl...
15.06.2016 | 15:52 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni
Yesterday saw the launch of a second pan-European deployment of hydrogen refuelling infrastructure, and passenger and commercial fuel cell electric vehicles.  The six-year H2ME 2 project brings together 37 partners from across Europe.  It will include the deployment and operation of 1,230 fuel cell vehicles, the addition of 20 extra hydrogen-refuell...
04.04.2016 | 15:02 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni
Swedish steelmaker SSAB, mining company LKAB and utility company Vattenfall have joined to develop technology to decarbonise SSAB's operations using hydrogen in place of coal or natural gas in its productin process. This would help Sweden meet its goal for the long term of net zero emissions by 2045 but also create a technology that can be used worl...
29.03.2016 | 09:18 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni
Although the Hyundai ix35 has been the only fuel cell sports utility vehicle on the market, it has seen increasing competition from Toyota and Honda‘s fuel cell models in the past few years. This is partly due to the fact that it is based on a former generation model. However, this is about to change. In a recent interview, Hyundai Motor UK Product ...
21.03.2016 | 10:49 | Category: Hydrogen/Vetni
Following the opening of Denmark's 9th hydrogen refuelling station (HRS) in early March, the country has become the world's first to boast a basic national network of HRSs. All the stations use hydrogen produced by renewable electricity with electrolysers. Although the hydrogen is currently imported from neighboring Germany, starting in 2017, it wil...
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