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Following in the tire tracks of the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car, Lexus is planning its own luxury version to arrive by 2020. Speaking with British car magazine Auto Express, Alain Uyttenhoven, head of Lexus Europe said that Lexus is adapting the hydrogen fuel technology developed by parent company Toyota and that there are only a […]

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Essentially following California’s ZEV (zero emission vehicle) mandate, a Quebec, Canada National Assembly bill would force automakers to sell electric vehicles in the province. Expected to be approved in the next few weeks, the new law would require 3.5 percent of an automaker’s models be powered by electricity, either by a battery or a fuel […]

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General Motors just celebrated the 50 year anniversary of its Electrovan test project, which the automaker says was the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. The idea behind launching the test van was inspired by President John F. Kennedy’s 1962 challenge to NASA to safely land a man on the moon before the end of […]

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Kia Motors announced plans to have a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle ready for mass production in 2020. With the help of 300 partner companies, Kia said it is currently working to develop its next-generation hydrogen fuel stack. This will power an upcoming fuel cell vehicle (FCV) with a targeted launch date in 2020 and initial […]

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When Honda brings its Clarity fuel cell vehicle to the U.S. sometime next year, the sedan will likely compete head-to-head with the Toyota Mirai in almost every category. Ryan Harty, manager of American Honda Motor’s environmental business development office, joined other members of the Honda team yesterday at the Los Angeles Auto Show to talk […]

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Audi officials have verified that the carmaker is ready to begin building a production hydrogen fuel car and is waiting only for key signs to indicate the time is right. “Audi is poised to go into volume production with fuel cells as soon as the market and public infrastructure justify this move,” the company said […]

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Nissan is planning to add a fuel cell vehicle to its zero-emission lineup, though the company noted that it won’t be rushing to get the vehicle to market. Nissan Motor Co. CEO Carlos Ghosn has been a strong proponent of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) for some time, but the company has kept its options open. […]

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The upcoming launch of the Honda Clarity doesn’t mark the brand’s introduction into the fuel cell vehicle category, but a continuation. Drawing on the 2008-to-present FCX Clarity, Honda retained a portion of its original fuel cell vehicle’s (FCV) name and the four-door sedan layout. But the new Clarity – which debuted this week at the […]

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About 2,000 people have already raised their hand for a Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, which is now on sale in select California markets. Toyota anticipates that it will fulfill about half of those orders for the 2016 model year, with an allotment of just under 1,000 Mirai sedans for the U.S. through mid […]

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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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