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EVs and Range Anxiety: Besides Tesla, are carmakers doing enough to address this fact?

EVs and Range Anxiety: Besides Tesla, are carmakers doing enough to address this fact?

In a 2021 Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study by J.D. Power, range anxiety remains the most cited factor in deciding which EV to buy. In other words, range anxiety remains a primary concern when making that all-important shift from gasoline to electric.

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BMW X5-based hydrogen fuel cell prototype begins testing in Europe

BMW X5-based hydrogen fuel cell prototype begins testing in Europe

BMW has begun testing an X5-based prototype running a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain. Affectionately referred to as the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT, the prototype is an all-electric vehicle fueled by the reaction of hydrogen and oxygen in a fuel cell. The German automaker firmly believes that hydrogen fuel cell technology can replace internal combustion engines, plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), and battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) as the future of mobility.

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Daimler Truck says the transition to EVs will cost jobs

Daimler Truck says the transition to EVs will cost jobs

All around the world, governments are pressing automakers to transition from gasoline-powered vehicles to electric cars and trucks that use battery power. While the governments say displaced workers can simply learn to do other jobs, it's not always that easy. Daimler Truck recently announced that moving from traditional gas and diesel trucks to zero-emission fuel-cell trucks will cost about half of the jobs at truck engine plants in Europe over the next 15 years.

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Viritech Apricale is a hydrogen-powered hypercar that stores hydrogen in its chassis

Viritech Apricale is a hydrogen-powered hypercar that stores hydrogen in its chassis

British startup Viricale has presented its hydrogen-powered Apricale hypercar as a viable alternative to all-conquering electric supercars like the Pininfarina Battista, Rimac C_Two, and Lotus Evija.

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Toyota built an internal combustion engine that sips hydrogen, and it sounds awesome

Toyota built an internal combustion engine that sips hydrogen, and it sounds awesome

Japanese auto giant Toyota is working on a new-age hydrogen vehicle. When the words Toyota and Hydrogen are in the same sentence, the hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai comes to mind. Still, the Mirai is a hydrogen-electric car or FCEV (fuel-cell electric vehicle). It uses hydrogen fuel to convert electricity and power an onboard electric motor. This time, Toyota came up with something different.

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Toyota is planning a hydrogen-powered Corolla endurance racing car

Toyota is planning a hydrogen-powered Corolla endurance racing car

While much of the focus for green automobiles of the future has been on battery electric vehicles, there are other green alternatives. One of the other major green alternatives is hydrogen, as it produces no emissions when burned. Toyota is one of the few companies to have a production hydrogen-powered vehicle available to purchase.

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Honda plans EV-only sales from 2040 in North America: Here’s how

Honda plans EV-only sales from 2040 in North America: Here’s how

Honda aims to have 100-percent EV sales in North America by 2040, the automaker has said today, though it'll take a few years before mass-market electric vehicles are ready for primetime. The goal is "100-percent zero emission electrified vehicles" only in less than two decades, though that won't mean battery-electric alone.

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Toyota fuel cell system will go on sale this spring

Toyota fuel cell system will go on sale this spring

Toyota has announced that it has developed a product packaging a fuel-cell (FC) system into a compact module and that it intends to begin selling the product in the spring of 2021 or later. The new FC module will be utilizable by companies developing and manufacturing fuel-cell products for a wide variety of applications. Those applications include mobility for trucks, buses, trains, ships, and stationary power generators.

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Jaguar Land Rover EV roadmap revealed: Big goals, bigger surprises

Jaguar Land Rover EV roadmap revealed: Big goals, bigger surprises

Jaguar Land Rover is upping its stake in electrification, promising to turn Jaguar into a fully-luxury brand from 2025, while bringing new all-electric SUVs to Land Rover. The first all-electric Land Rover will be released in 2024, the automaker said today, as part of its "Reimagine" global strategy as it chases sales in turbulent times across the industry.

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A new and safer way of storing hydrogen called POWERPASTE has been developed

A new and safer way of storing hydrogen called POWERPASTE has been developed

One of the big potentials for green vehicles comes from hydrogen power. However, hydrogen is difficult to handle and store and can be dangerous if not stored and handled correctly. A group of researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute has developed a new method of storing hydrogen in a chemical form that is easy to transport and replenish without needing an expensive filling station network.

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Navistar and GM reveal hydrogen truck plan with an infrastructure fix

Navistar and GM reveal hydrogen truck plan with an infrastructure fix

Hydrogen trucks haven't given up on carving out a place in the haulage industry, and Navistar, GM, and OneH2 are hoping the offer of a fuel-cell ecosystem might sway operators. The truck-maker aims to build Class 8 hydrogen-powered tractors using General Motors' Hydrotec fuel cell power cubes, capable of 500+ miles of range, and with a full refueling taking under 15 minutes.

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Hyperion XP-1 hydrogen supercar has landed in Las Vegas

Hyperion XP-1 hydrogen supercar has landed in Las Vegas

The Hyperion XP-1, touted as the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell supercar, has recently landed in Las Vegas to the delight of onlookers, residents, and motorists alike. However, it came to celebrate the first virtual CES 2021 instead of attempting to break the speed barrier.

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