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Wrights Group showcases a fuel cell double-deck bus in London

During a zero emission bus conference in London, the company unveiled the new Wrightbus double deck bus powered by fuel cell. It debuts a new hydrogen driveline which will rapidly become available to power both single deck and double deck buses as it becomes fully production ready next year. The new technology from the Northern Ireland [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Transport|Comments Off on Wrights Group showcases a fuel cell double-deck bus in London

H2 Speed from Pininfarina elected concept car of the year

Already awarded Best Concept at 2016 Geneva Motor Show, Pininfarina’s hydrogen-fueled supercar has now been elected Concept of the Year by influential U.S. Automobile Magazine. For those who love it, from 3 to 11 December 2016 Pininfarina’s supercar will be on display at the Bologna Motor Show on the collective stand of ANFIA Car Coachbuilders & [...]

By | November 24th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on H2 Speed from Pininfarina elected concept car of the year

Toyota will test fuel cell vehicles in China

The japanese car maker announces the expansion of R&D facilities at Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing. The company plans the construction of a new laboratory, the creation of a battery evaluation and test facility, as well as improvements to test tracks on the premises. These are scheduled to be completed from late 2018 onwards. This [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Toyota will test fuel cell vehicles in China

Honda Clarity cheaper than expected

When Honda's Clarity Fuel Cell goes on sale later this year, in California, it will not only have the longest range of any zero-emissions vehicles available (366 miles), but it will be also be a rather affordable way to get into a fuel-cell vehicle. The carmakers announces $369 per month lease deal, which undercuts the [...]

By | November 20th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Honda Clarity cheaper than expected

Hydrogen City : a vision for 2040

According to Andy Marsh, CEO of Plug Power, 2040 will be the year that hydrogen fuel cells are the power source of choice for all kinds of devices. However, even if hydrogen fuel cells are a great solution, they are not going to make economic sense for every application. Lithium-ion batteries and future battery chemistries, along with [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|General|Comments Off on Hydrogen City : a vision for 2040

The French Occitania Region joins the worldwide hydrogen concert

Since yesterday, Occitania, the new French region which merges the former Midi-Pyrénées and Languedoc Roussillon regions, has officially and publicly become a “Hydrogen Territory”. At the Hotel de Region in Toulouse, on November 11th 2016, Seiya Consulting presented the regional strategy for hydrogen energy and its fuel cell applications, that was proposed after several months of [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Aeronautics, Automotive, Hydrogen Distribution, Hydrogen Production, Transport|Comments Off on The French Occitania Region joins the worldwide hydrogen concert

Toyota turns to EV but doesn’t give up fuel cells

Toyota is looking at mass-producing long-range electric vehicles that would hit the market around 2020, the Nikkei reported Monday. Without citing sources, the newpaper said the car maker would set up a team in early 2017 dedicated to developing electric cars that can travel more than 300km (186 miles) on a single charge. The paper [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Toyota turns to EV but doesn’t give up fuel cells

The improvement in battery technologies will not solve the electric mobility issue

Battery-based solutions are useful for electric mobility. But when you expect too much from the technology, you tend to forget that physics is what it is, i.e. harsh and inescapable, and the economics of the system has its own laws too, as much harsh and inescapable. In 2005, the average cost of kWh for Lithium-Ion [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Automotive, General, Transport|Comments Off on The improvement in battery technologies will not solve the electric mobility issue

How to replace diesel trains with hydrogen-powered solution, a video by Alstom

#hydrogen #Alstom - H2Today reported recently Alstom's announcement for its new Coralia iLint offering (French news). Alstom published a little animation presenting this breakthrough solution which demonstrate that Fuel Cells technology is clearly a strong option for high power demanding powertrains. That was already demonstrated for the 4 wheels world by GreenGT with its LMP2 Le Mans race car, power by a [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Transport|Comments Off on How to replace diesel trains with hydrogen-powered solution, a video by Alstom

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Boasts EPA 366-Mile Range Rating, Best of Any Zero-Emission Vehicle

The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan, launching later this year, received an EPA driving range rating of 366 miles and fuel economy rating of 68 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent combined, giving it the best range rating of any electric vehicle without a combustion engine, including fuel cell and all-electric vehicles, in the United States. [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Automotive|Comments Off on Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Boasts EPA 366-Mile Range Rating, Best of Any Zero-Emission Vehicle