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Hyundai says it will launch its next fuel cell vehicle in 2018, and that it will be another hydrogen-powered sport utility vehicle. While previously offering a broad picture of its next fuel cell vehicle, Hyundai Vice Chairman Yang Woong-chul said on Wednesday that the Korean automaker will roll out its next-generation fuel cell vehicle in […]

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The Toyota Mirai may join the Prius in rolling out its own smaller version. Toyota plans on introducing a smaller, less-expensive model in the Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle lineup in time for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, according to a Japanese media outlet. The smaller Mirai will make it to streets in 2019 at […]

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Hydrogen is an efficient energy source that can be used for both homes and cars, according to Toyota. “Clean generation of hydrogen from a wide range of primary energy sources will make local, self-sufficient power generation a global reality,” said the carmaker this week. “Fuel cell vehicles will take on a new role as power […]

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At the end of this month, Honda is planning to unveil its near-production fuel cell vehicle, currently named the FCV. The debut – scheduled to occur at the Tokyo Motor Show – will feature a hydrogen-powered sedan very similar to the final version Honda is bringing to market next year. Honda said it has made […]

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Looking at models currently available from Germany’s BMW and Mercedes-Benz, it appears that both carmakers are focusing on battery electric over fuel cell vehicles, but that may not be the long-term plan for either. Recent interviews with executives at the two brands suggest that BMW and Mercedes are using hybrids and plug-in vehicles as stepping […]

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One portion of the ongoing debate over fuel cell vehicles questions how environmentally friendly the technology actually is; one new study said the answer depends on the source of the hydrogen fuel. Dominic Notter, a researcher with Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) and his colleagues used a life cycle assessment approach […]

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BMW debuted its concept fuel cell car to the public during the company’s annual Innovation Days event, while also announcing plans to test the car on German roads later this month. Though it’s been known for some time that BMW is working with Toyota to build a fuel cell vehicle (FCV), with these actions come […]

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Hydrogen refueling stations will continue to increase, according to one advocate, who added that the establishment of more commercial fleets and increased support from automakers will help fuel cell vehicles gain a firmer footing. As the managing director for the Motive division at Intelligent Energy, a company that develops eco-friendly automotive systems, James Batchelor spends […]

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Next month in Geneva nanoFlowcell will be highlighting the QUANTiNO, a type of fuel cell electric car with over 620-miles range and touted to be on the road this year. “The QUANTiNO is an electric vehicle for everyone. Affordable and featuring an extravagant, unique design. It is not just a concept vehicle – it will […]

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Its name in Japanese means “future,” and more than just another new car, Toyota says the 2016 Mirai is a symbolic first step toward a “Hydrogen Society” for the “next 100 years.” Whether the company’s first production fuel cell vehicle will be the future as Toyota has said suggesting an eventually prominent technology, or a […]

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