Hyundai Intrado Concept Video, First Look

Hyundai Intrado Concept Video, First Look
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The Hyundai Intrado concept car showcases the South Korean brand’s vision for future motoring with a carbon-fiber structure and hydrogen fuel cell. Continue Reading...

Toyota Prius Family May Gain Hydrogen Fuel Cell Model: Exec

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Toyota Prius Family May Gain Hydrogen Fuel Cell Model: Exec
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Toyota is committed to bringing its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to the U.S. market by 2015 and when it does there’s a chance that car will be a member of the Prius family. Continue Reading...

Toyota FCV Concept Points to Hydrogen-Powered Future

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Toyota FCV Concept Points to Hydrogen-Powered Future
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After more than a century the internal-combustion engine still reigns supreme as the world’s go-to powerplant for vehicular propulsion. Of course electrics have started to chip away at that dominance but they really haven’t had all that much success. When it comes to alternative technologies will fuel cells fare any better? Well, maybe if Toyota… Continue Reading...

Elon Musk Sounds off on Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Elon Musk Sounds off on Hydrogen Fuel Cells
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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is rapidly becoming a new Bob Lutz for the 21st century. The savvy South African is not afraid to share his opinion on a variety of topics and is at times refreshingly blunt. Continue Reading...

2015 Toyota Prius to Get 55 MPG, Wireless Charging

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2015 Toyota Prius to Get 55 MPG, Wireless Charging
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Toyota pulled back the covers today at its Hybrid World Tour event in Michigan, giving a small glimpse of advanced fuel-saving technologies currently in development. Continue Reading...

Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S Makes Historic First Laps on the Nurburgring

Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S Makes Historic First Laps on the Nurburgring
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The Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S has made history, completing the world’s first hydrogen-fuelled zero CO2 emission lap at the Nurburgring. Continue Reading...

Toyota Expands BMW Partnership to Develop Hydrogen Fuel-Cells

Toyota Expands BMW Partnership to Develop Hydrogen Fuel-Cells
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Toyota is deepening its partnership with BMW by agreeing to supply the German automaker with hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell technology. The companies first partnered in December of last year with BMW supplying Toyota with small diesel engines for the European market in exchange for Toyota’s lithium-ion hybrid systems and research.  Continue Reading...

Hydrogen Cars and Who is Making Them

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Hydrogen Cars and Who is Making Them
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Electric cars may have arrived, but the search for the perfect alternative fuel is still in progress. There are still a few major issues that keep battery powered vehicles from replacing the internal combustion engine. Continue Reading...

What is MPGe: Electric Car Fuel Economy Ratings Explained

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What is MPGe: Electric Car Fuel Economy Ratings Explained
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Ford recently announced the EPA fuel efficiency rating for its electric Focus model. Since it doesn’t burn any gasoline, the number isn’t in miles per gallon (MPG), but was given as miles per gallon gasoline equivalent, or MPGe. A new term to the automotive lexicon, it’s worth exploring exactly what MPGe means and how an… Continue Reading...

Kia to Focus on Electric Cars, Hyundai to Develop Hybrids as Part of New Green Car Plan

Kia to Focus on Electric Cars, Hyundai to Develop Hybrids as Part of New Green Car Plan
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Only until recently did Kia find its groove and really start to deliver a lineup of attractive cars. However, Hyundai‘s vision for Kia’s future has something different in store. Rumors have suggested that Hyundai-Kia Automotive group may be performing an unprecedented hedge to have Kia carry a solely electric vehicle green model range while Hyundai… Continue Reading...

Mercedes-Benz F 125! a Look Ahead to the Year 2025: Frankfurt Auto Show 2011

Mercedes-Benz F 125! a Look Ahead to the Year 2025: Frankfurt Auto Show 2011
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Mercedes-Benz revealed its hydrogen-powered gullwing F 125! luxury car concept, offering a glimpse at what the company’s vehicles will look like in the year 2025. The F 125! – named for Mercedes-Benz’s 125th anniversary – illustrates the company’s styling direction for the next decade and beyond while also highlighting Mercedes-Benz’s commitment to developing hydrogen-powered technology…. 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...

Head Of Honda R&D Pessimistic About Electric Vehicles

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Head Of Honda R&D Pessimistic About Electric Vehicles
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Tomohiko Kawanabe, Honda‘s president of research & development, expressed doubts about consumer demand for electric vehicles. “We lack confidence,” Kawanabe said in an interview with Automotive News.“It’s questionable whether consumers will accept the annoyances of limited driving range and having to spend time charging them.”Rival automakers like Nissan and General Motors are pushing ahead with… Continue Reading...

Report: BMW Developing Hybrid Hydrogen Technology for MINI, Future Front-Drive BMWs

Report: BMW Developing Hybrid Hydrogen Technology for MINI, Future Front-Drive BMWs
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BMW is developing a complex powertrain that blends fuel cell and hybrid technology, allowing a car be carbon neutral in urban traffic. The system works by having a conventional gasoline engine powering the front wheels, while a small fuel cell sends power via capacitors in the transmission tunnel to an electric motor positioned at the rear axle…. Continue Reading...
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