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Toyota will showcase its hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, the Mirai, in Washington, D.C. The Japanese automaker has partnered with Earth Day Network to sponsor the Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day celebration, April 17, 18 and 19, featuring environmental voices, government leaders, star-studded performances and a Mirai activation. Toyota added the celebration marks the beginning […]

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Intelligent Energy, the energy technology group involved in fuel cells, has developed a new 100-kilowatt (134 horsepower) automotive fuel cell architecture. The company said it provides vehicle manufacturers with a new high performance option for their next generation of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs). Designed to deliver primary motive power within an advanced electric driveline, […]

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With a third major manufacturer due to begin offering subsidized fuel cell vehicles in California this year, the public’s imagination has been alternately captivated by FCVs’ potential or in cases incensed over the alleged effrontery. To say it’s been a controversial topic for some would be an understatement. But beyond Honda, Hyundai and soon Toyota, […]

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Hyundai Canada handed out the keys to the first Canadian-market Tucson Fuel Cell at the Toronto auto show on Thursday this week. Jennifer Ma, Clayton Crawley and their two children, hailing from Surrey, BC, received the keys to their Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) for a 3-year lease. Canada’s first ever customers for […]

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Critics of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have said they have no business case; at best their proponents are defying odds, and at worst they’re on a misbegotten errand – but that hasn’t stopped numerous automakers from getting deeply involved. While several automakers have first-generation plug-in cars and are looking toward new and evolved products, no […]

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California is pushing even more for green cars and some of the state’s agencies are collaborating on a range of initiatives to support the goal of 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2025. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) said last week that the California Energy Commission carried out one of these initiatives, […]

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Hyundai Motor’s ix35 Fuel Cell has been selected for the third consecutive year by the European Commission-backed Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) to demonstrate the real-world benefits of hydrogen fuel cell technology. Ix35 is the European name of the SUV we know here in North America as the Tucson. Two ix35 Fuel […]

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Honda R&D Americas is getting ready for the 2015 introduction of its fuel cell-electric vehicle (FCEV) by installing a hydrogen refueling station on its Torrance, Calif. campus. Honda said this station will serve as a platform for demonstrating and validating the enhanced hydrogen fueling protocol developed by Honda, named the MC Fill. With the aim […]

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Do you know what a fuel cell is and how it functions? Below we’ll post a 101-level primer and we’re doing so because, well, everyone else is preparing for fuel cell vehicles (FCVs), so ready or not, here they come! You may have noticed an increase in fuel cell news as automakers publicly or behind-the-scenes […]

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Honda today released an artist’s rendition of its next-generation fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) which will make its world debut next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. While mass-market acceptance for hydrogen-powered cars is still in question, Honda aims to launch the new production vehicle in 2015, a timeframe that coincides with Toyota’s pending […]

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