Ford, Daimler and Nissan Team Up on Fuel-Cell Tech

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Ford, Daimler and Nissan Team Up on Fuel-Cell Tech
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Fuel-cell powered vehicles are likely to become the next big thing in non-gas powered vehicles, and today Nissan, Daimler and Ford announced that they are joining forces on creating a new common fuel-cell system that will be put to use in what the companies call “the world’s first affordable, mass-market” fuel-cell vehicle. Continue Reading...

Zero Emissions Requirements Could Expand Beyond California

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Zero Emissions Requirements Could Expand Beyond California
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Consequently, there are concerns within the auto industry that given the sluggish demand, sales of zero emissions vehicles won’t grow fast enough to meet the mandated targets, meaning that automakers could risk facing hefty fines. Continue Reading...

Toyota Promises Fuel-Cell Vehicles on Sale by 2015

Toyota Promises Fuel-Cell Vehicles on Sale by 2015
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Japanese car firm Toyota is already a world leader in hybrid technology. Now it seems, Toyota wants to have a similar strangle hold of the fuel-cell market. According to vice-president of product planning and marketing for Toyota Europe, Alain Uyttenhoven, Toyota is planning on selling a few thousand fuel-cell vehicles starting in 2015. Sales are… Continue Reading...

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Still Not Practical Says GM CEO Dan Akerson

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Still Not Practical Says GM CEO Dan Akerson
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GM’s CEO Dan Akerson believes that the hydrogen fuel cell vehicle won’t be feasible until at least 2020. Let’s hope GM calls the right prediction this time. “We’re looking at hydrogen fuel cells, which have no carbon emissions, zero,” said Akerson. “The car is still too expensive and probably won’t be practical until the 2020-plus… Continue Reading...