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A bill in California’s state Legislature that would have required 15 percent of new car sales be zero-emission vehicles, either battery-electric or hydrogen powered, by 2025 has been withdrawn, for now. Democratic Assemblywoman Autumn Burke of Los Angeles announced her proposal last week, saying the existing zero-emission vehicle mandates were too weak to require significant new investments […]

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California’s climate change law is in limbo resulting in a proposed bill that will require 15 percent of all new vehicles sold in the state to be emissions-free within a decade. Los Angeles Assembly woman Autumn Burke said she will introduce the bill this week and told the Associated Press that it will ramp up […]

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Ford’s GT claimed first place in its class at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on the 50th anniversary of the first of its four outright victories in the 1960s, and Porsche’s 919 Hybrid snatched a second consecutive Le Mans victory. The unheralded news of this year’s Le Mans race, however, is a hydrogen fuel […]

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When life gives you lemons, make hydrogen. With first California-market Mirai fuel cell vehicles to be delivered in October, Toyota says the tally is up to 1,100 requests out of 30,000 inquiring shoppers. And, it runs on lemonade. Not really, but a video as part of Toyota’s Runs on Everything campaign presents a little skit […]

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Despite some discussion as to whether Toyota would be well served to identify its fuel cell vehicle with its “Prius family,” it appears the FCV Concept’s name will be Mirai. Toyota has not made an announcement that this is the case, but according to Bloomberg citing an unnamed source, the vehicle will be so-called nearer […]

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People who are still saying they’ll believe fuel cells will become mainstream when they see it are one step closer to this much-delayed “future” as evidenced by Toyota’s plans. This week the maker of the Prius revealed the exterior design and Japan-market pricing for its production four-passenger fuel cell sedan it first showed last year […]

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Mercedes-Benz has been saying for some time now the fuel cell vehicles are coming, and while eyes are on that potential a few years hence, the company is actually investing heavily now in fuel cells for more ordinary purposes in its own operations. In June of last year, the company opened the world’s first dedicated […]

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