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HyVolution 2016, the Hydrogen Summit in Paris

After a first successful edition in 2013 in Albi, France, HyVolution will take place in Paris this time, early next year, on February 4 & 5. The venue (Parc Floral de Paris, Route de la Pyramide, 75012 Paris, France), is a very nice spot east of Paris. Referring to its name, the place should be [...]

By | August 28th, 2015|General|Comments Off on HyVolution 2016, the Hydrogen Summit in Paris

Smart H2 demo with hydrogen bikes at ITS World Congress in Bordeaux

In october, Bordeaux will welcome the 22nd ITS World Congress. It's a huge event, dedicated to the future of mobility. Main topics will cover autonomous driving, the connected car and apps to enhance the use of public transport. But, alternative energies - including hydrogen - will be there too. Thanks to a new concept of hydrogen production [...]

By | August 28th, 2015|Transport|Comments Off on Smart H2 demo with hydrogen bikes at ITS World Congress in Bordeaux

Fuel cell technology applied to Lexus brand ?

Later this year, Lexus will unveil at Tokyo Motor Show the new LS. This flagship sedan, that is celebrating its 25 th birthday, will be for sure available with an hybrid powertrain. According to rumours, an hydrogen version is also planned for 2018. The technology will come directly from the Toyota Mirai. This is not [...]

By | August 27th, 2015|Automotive|Comments Off on Fuel cell technology applied to Lexus brand ?

Here comes the HY-Phone

Intelligent Energy has the technological know-how to power an iPhone for a week without recharging. The secret relies on a hydrogen fuel cell, much more powerful than a conventional lithium-ion battery. The britist company has unveiled a iPhone 6 prototype containing both a rechargeable battery and its own patented technology, which creates electricity by combining hydrogen [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|General|Comments Off on Here comes the HY-Phone

Toyota Mirai debuts at WRC in Germany

Last week end, the Mirai made its motorsport debut at the ADAC Rallye Deutschland, becoming the first hydrogen-powered vehicle to open a World Rally Championship event. This premiere has not been set up by Toyota itself. The car was privately-owned by and piloted by its Japanese owner Mitsuhiro Kunisawa. He is an experienced rally driver who has competed in the [...]

By | August 25th, 2015|Automotive|Comments Off on Toyota Mirai debuts at WRC in Germany

President Hollande backs the hydrogen car

During a visit at Air Liquide's facility near Grenoble, french President François Hollande attended to a refuelling of a two hydrogen cars (a Hyundai ix35 FC belonging to Air Liquide and a HyKangoo* that is part of the fleet for HyWay project). There is a station, but it's one the very few existing in France. [...]

By | August 20th, 2015|Automotive|Comments Off on President Hollande backs the hydrogen car

UK believes in the fuel cell range extender

Millbrook, one of Europe’s leading independent test and technology centres for vehicles and vehicle systems, will join a UK industry consortium to develop a new class of zero-emission, light commercial vehicle (LCV). By integrating fuel cell technology into battery electric vehicles, the consortium will deliver the capability to provide LCVs with significantly improved range and [...]

By | August 17th, 2015|Automotive|Comments Off on UK believes in the fuel cell range extender

Toyota Mirai lands in Europe

The first production Toyota Mirai vehicles have officially reached Europe this weekend, in Bristol, UK and Zeebrugge, Belgium. At this time, only five cars have arrived. But, there will be more in the next weeks. The first fuel cell car from the japanese brand will be launched in Europe from September in the UK, Denmark [...]

By | August 11th, 2015|Automotive|Comments Off on Toyota Mirai lands in Europe

Hyundai breaks a new 24 hours record with a fuel cell car

Two hydrogen pioneers have taken real-world zero-emission motoring to a new level by driving a Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell 2,383 kilometres in 24 hours. They've been as impressive as Jack Bauer. Arnt-Gøran Hartvig (Sports Scientist) and Marius Bornstein (Master of Physics) travelled around the clock on public roads in Germany, emitting nothing but water vapour. To [...]

By | August 9th, 2015|Automotive|Comments Off on Hyundai breaks a new 24 hours record with a fuel cell car
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