Hydrogen

GM’s EV charging fix uses hydrogen where the grid falls short

GM’s EV charging fix uses hydrogen where the grid falls short

General Motors has announced three new projects that'll leverage the company's hydrogen-based fuel cell technology for a variety of clean energy applications. Though this tech has largely revolved around zero-emissions vehicles, GM envisions additional uses for its Hydrotec-based power generators, ones that would replace traditional "dirty" gas and diesel generators at everything from construction sites to outdoor concerts.

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Project Arrow concept is an entirely Canadian green mobility project

Project Arrow concept is an entirely Canadian green mobility project

There are many places around the world where vehicles of all sorts are designed and built. When we think of countries responsible for automotive manufacturing, Canada isn't often a country thought of by many. Numerous startup companies are popping up intending to build electric vehicles for the masses as governments worldwide push consumers towards electric vehicles.

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This Hydrogen Fuel Breakthrough Sounds Sweet

This Hydrogen Fuel Breakthrough Sounds Sweet

Hydrogen-powered Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) have something of a bad rap despite having some clear advantages over conventional EVs like those made by Tesla. In fact, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has variously called the technology "mind-bogglingly stupid", "a load of rubbish", and "fool cells" (via CNBC). While Musk may have a vested interest in promoting Tesla's preferred battery-based EV technology, he is undoubtedly standing on some solid ground when it comes to questions over FCEV technology that have yet to be satisfactorily addressed.

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This Toyota GR Yaris prototype hides a new twist on hydrogen power

This Toyota GR Yaris prototype hides a new twist on hydrogen power

Japanese auto giant Toyota has released images of its latest hydrogen-powered creation. No, it's not a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (HFCEV) like the sleek new Toyota Mirai. As you can see, Toyota has outfitted its brilliant GR Yaris hot hatch with a simple ol' internal combustion engine, but this time it runs on hydrogen instead of fossil fuel.

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Could hydrogen be a better choice for green automobiles?

Could hydrogen be a better choice for green automobiles?

The US government and automakers are all pushing hard to get the general masses to adopt electric vehicles. It's easy to understand what they're going for. The goal is to reduce pollution and our reliance on oil. Certainly, I'm not an engineer, but I have been paying attention to my local city of Colorado Springs, Colorado, looking for electric vehicles and available charging stations.

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Toyota Mirai RC car draws power from a mini hydrogen fuel cell

Toyota Mirai RC car draws power from a mini hydrogen fuel cell

Toyota UK has come up with something more than just a toy. Fresh from celebrating a Guinness World Record for the longest distance traveled by a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, Toyota has developed a 1:10 scale remote-controlled Mirai that also runs on hydrogen.

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Nikola signs a hydrogen infrastructure agreement with TC Energy

Nikola signs a hydrogen infrastructure agreement with TC Energy

Typically when we talk about green vehicles, we're talking about electric cars and trucks. One of the alternatives to using batteries for emissions-free driving is hydrogen fuel cells. When the biggest challenge for hydrogen moving forward is the lack of hydrogen fueling infrastructure in most of the country and around the world. A company called Nikola builds semi-trucks that run on hydrogen.

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Hyundai announces Hydrogen Vision 2040

Hyundai announces Hydrogen Vision 2040

Automaker Hyundai is looking beyond the typical hybrid or fully electric vehicle at a future design for emissions-free driving based on hydrogen. The automaker has revealed its Hydrogen Vision 2040 plan to popularize hydrogen by the year 2040 for "everyone, everything, and everywhere." Hydrogen Vision 2040 is an offshoot of its Hydrogen Wave Forum, representing its plans for a new wave of hydrogen-based products and technologies.

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Genesis reveals an electric roadmap with some unexpected surprises

Genesis reveals an electric roadmap with some unexpected surprises

Genesis has revealed its roadmap for electrification, and while Hyundai's luxury arm may have been slow to embrace EVs it's planning on wasting no time moving forward. By 2025, Genesis said today, all of its new vehicles will be fully electric, though it'll be splitting its attentions between two different drivetrain technologies.

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Hyundai teases Hydrogen Wave reveal for September 7

Hyundai teases Hydrogen Wave reveal for September 7

Hyundai Motor Group has announced that it will reveal its vision for something it calls the Hydrogen Wave global forum. The reveal of Hydrogen Wave will happen on September 7 on YouTube. Hydrogen Wave is a global virtual forum Hyundai says represents its plans for a new "wave" of hydrogen-based products and technologies.

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Biden sets ambitious 50-percent EV sales target for 2030

Biden sets ambitious 50-percent EV sales target for 2030

Half of vehicles sold in the US by 2030 should be electric, according to an aggressive new zero-emissions target by the Biden White House as it restores standards weakened under the previous administration. The new actions, part of the President's Build Back Better investments, aim to drive adoption of electrified vehicles and in the process bolster American industries and tackle the considerable problem of climate change.

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H2X Global Warrego is a hydrogen-powered Ford Ranger

H2X Global Warrego is a hydrogen-powered Ford Ranger

A company called H2X Global has revealed an interesting pickup based on the Ford Ranger. While typically, the Ranger comes with a turbo four-cylinder under the hood that runs on gasoline, the Warrego runs on a hydrogen fuel cell-powered electric drivetrain. The pickup produces zero emissions and promises to be one of the first vehicles launched by the company on the market.

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