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    Video: Hydrogen-powered buses in Hamburg are fueled by the wind

    Hydrogen bus in Hamburg - Click above to watch video after the jump
    The ongoing debate between hydrogen advocates and supporters of battery-powered vehicles has kind of died down for now, but this latest video of the Hamburg hydrogen bus fleet might whip it up again. The video explains some of ...

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    Study: Fuel cell vehicles to reach 670,000 in annual sales by 2020

    As many automakers turn their attention to electric vehicles, fuel cells are not getting as much attention as they used to. Though we don't see either electric or fuel cell-powered vehicles capturing a majority of the automotive market any time soon, several studies have suggested that the growth ...

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    Army turns to fuel cell technology for M1 Abrams tank

    What's next, a battery-powered tank? Well, no, but how does a fuel cell-powered M1 Abrams sound instead? The U.S. Army is currently exploring the idea of using fuel cell technology to bring additional electrical power to the M1 Abrams battle tank. The idea is simple: an on-board fuel cell would ...

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    Prepping for 2012 Summer Olympics, fuel cell-powered London taxi prototype unveiled

    The city of London hopes to have a fleet of zero emission fuel cell-powered taxicabs in service in time for the 2012 summer Olympic games. The first prototype, built by Lotus Engineering with a consortium of other companies, was unveiled yesterday at the city hall. The classic black TX4 cab is ...

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    Report: Toyota and Daimler planning "extensive cooperation" on fuel cell development

    Toyota Highlander FCHV-adv and Mercedes-Benz F-Cell
    Daimler began developing fuel-cell vehicles way back in 1994. To date, the company has spent $1.23 billion on fuel cell technology. Toyota entered into the hydrogen realm even earlier by kicking off development back in 1992. With decades of ...

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    Tesla, V-Vehicle reps to discuss future of automobiles in New York museum

    Over the last 100 years, motor vehicles have been transformed from something akin to a horse-drawn carriage with a motor to, essentially, a supercomputer on wheels. While the automobile has certainly come a long way, evolution will continue to change vehicles in unforeseeable ways. What ways? ...

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    Report: Kia's hydrogen vehicle plans include 10,000 on the road by 2015

    Kia Borrego FCEV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While plug-in electric vehicles are scheduled to arrive in some dealer lots later this year, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are still a ways away. It's not that automakers aren't interested in hydrogen technology, it just that they ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW 1 Series hydrogen hybrid spotted testing

    BMW hydrogen hybrid 1 Series prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We recently learned from BMW that it was working on a hydrogen hybrid powertrain that was being tested in a modified front wheel drive 1 series. The announcement was buried in a lengthy press release about the ...

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    Report: Japan's fuel cell market could grow 99-fold by 2025

    The Big Japanese Three automakers are all working on fuel cell vehicles. This is no surprise, especially to anyone who remembers that, between 1998 and 2004, two out of every three fuel cell patent applications were filed by Japanese companies. What might be a surprise is how big the domestic ...

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    Ballard gets $6.2M in DOE funding for non-automotive fuel cells

    Ballard fuel cell forklift – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Ballard Material Products has received the bulk of $6.2 million in Department of Energy funding for research work into fuel cell materials aimed at cutting the cost and improving durability of the electro-chemical energy ...

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    Thousand Oaks, CA to get two Ballard-powered fuel cell buses

    The SunLine Transit Agency in Thousand Oaks, CA will be expanding its hydrogen fuel cell test program this year with two new buses. The buses with different chassis and powertrain configurations will both use fuel cell stacks from Ballard Power Systems of Vancouver, British Columbia. The first bus ...

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    Toyota joins Clean Energy Partnership, helps build new H2 stations

    Toyota has joined the Clean Energy Partnership (CEP) in Europe to help promote low- and zero-emission vehicles and related infrastructure. The automaker will be providing five of its Highlander-based FCHV-adv fuel-cell vehicles available for the CEP test fleet in Berlin and Hamburg, Germany. In ...

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    Geneva 2010: Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style concept ladels on the tech and glitz

    Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While most automakers have scaled back their auto show vehicle press introductions due to budgetary cutbacks or newfound modesty, Mercedes-Benz hasn't forgotten the value of theater. As part of its press conference today ...

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    Video: Design students create a fuel cell-powered BMW bike

    BMW fuel cell motorcycle design concept - Click above for image gallery
    Like many other automakers, BMW has expended plenty of research effort on hydrogen as a transportation fuel. Unlike everyone else, BMW has focused on liquid hydrogen with internal combustion engines. A group of design ...

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    Video: New Flyer's fuel cell buses moving people at Winter Olympics

    Olympic fuel cell buses – Click above to watch video after the jump
    With the Winter Olympic games set to kick off next week in Vancouver, British Columbia, many of the visitors to the ski resort of Whistler (just north of the city) will be getting zero emissions transportation. BC Transit ...

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    After Volkswagen hookup, Suzuki quits hybrid, fuel cell work with General Motors

    Suzuki SX4 fuel cell concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At last fall's Tokyo Motor Show, Suzuki showed off several concept vehicles powered by either hybrid or hydrogen fuel cell powertrains. Apparently, Suzuki relied on former shareholder and senior partner General Motors for ...

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    VIDEO: Kia remains committed to fuel cells, shows more of Borrego FCEV

    Kia Borrego FCEV - click above for high-res image gallery
    Kia and their partners at Hyundai are still moving full speed ahead on developing fuel cell technology for their vehicles. For its part, Kia has released new footage of their latest fuel cell prototype, the Borrego/Mohave FCEV. (The ...

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    Ballard gets contract to supply fuel cells to Daimler

    Mercedes-Benz Citaro FuelCELL-Hybrid - click above for high-res image gallery
    Ballard Power Systems has announced that it has received a $24 million contract from Daimler to supply its FCvelocity fuel cell systems. At the beginning of 2008, Ballard sold off its automotive fuel cell assets to ...

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    Peugeot to show off fuel cell ER-EV 307CC this week

    Peugeot will be showing off a new demonstration vehicle this week at a hydrogen technology conference in Lyon, France. The research vehicle is based on a 307 CC coupe-convertible and is entirely propelled by electricity. The 307 demonstrator has an extended range electric powertrain, much like ...

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    Nissan starts first hydrogen X-Trail FCV lease in U.S. with Coke

    Nissan FCV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just as it offers a variety of beverage flavors, the Coca-Cola company dabbles in many gasoline alternatives for its truck fleet, from flex-fuel to hybrids. Today, the Sacramento Coca-Cola Bottling Company started leasing a Nissan X-Trail ...


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