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The course of the Lexus flagship sedan is about to take a dramatic turn. Debuting at the Tokyo Motor Show, the LF-FC concept previews the next-generation of Lexus LS with a low-slung coupe profile and a hydrogen fuel-cell powerplant. Lexus calls it a, “visionary new vehicle that offers a peek into the design and technology […]

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As nanoFlowcell AG looks to begin small series production of its radical Quant F, it has announced plans for a new “QUANT City” development center to take its fuel cell ambitions far beyond. Unlike hydrogen fuel cell vehicles from Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, and others, nanoFlowcell’s technology uses a salt-water-based fuel cell system it says is […]

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Can you see in your mind’s eye the vision of a “Hydrogen Society” and myriad future hydrogen fuel cell vehicles all running clean on electricity? Toyota can, and while its Mirai was just born practically yesterday, the automaker is talking about it having offspring beyond the four-passenger, four-door $57,500 sedan presently offered only in select […]

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A partnership to promote California’s hydrogen vehicle infrastructure has named 19 areas that it recommends for the next series of hydrogen refueling stations. Earlier this month, the California Fuel Cell Partnership (CaFCP) released a list with the recommended regions. The organization is a collaborative effort that includes government agencies (both the California Air Resources Board […]

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In an unexpected move, Toyota’s hydrogen-powered Mirai will pace a NASCAR race. Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle will pace the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway this coming Saturday night, April 25. The Mirai four-door, mid-size sedan will lead the Sprint Cup Series field to the green flag. […]

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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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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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Today Toyota, Nissan and Honda announced they’d jointly assist the Japanese government in doing their part of a strategic plan to increase the number of hydrogen refueling stations. The three automakers have not yet determined precise capital expenditures and specific measures, but the agreement is in keeping with a domestic plan announced in June 2014 […]

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Audi has just taken a huge step towards integrating fuel-cell technologies in its vehicles. Audi AG announced February 11 it has acquired a package of patents relating to fuel-cell technology from Ballard Power Systems Inc. In addition, Audi stated the Volkswagen Group has extended its cooperation with the Canadian clean energy company until 2019. Per […]

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Toyota’s fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai, is helping the company get recognized. Toyota has just been named one of world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2015 by Fast Company magazine, recognizing the company’s leadership in the development and introduction of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. As written by Fast Company: “Toyota plans to do for fuel […]

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