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    Official: Toyota Europe boss says 'reasonable number' of fuel cell vehicles on the way

    We know that Toyota is gung-ho about delivering its first hydrogen fuel cell sedan to early-adopter markets like southern California and part of Japan next year. The Japanese automaker's European H2 plans have long been part of the mix, but a new press release shows just how committed Toyota is ...

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    Official: Toyota hydrogen vehicle visits CES, on sale in US in 2015

    If there was ever any doubt that Toyota loves hydrogen vehicles, just listen to some of what Bob Carter, senior vice president of automotive operations for Toyota Motor Sales, USA, said today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas: "Fuel cell electric vehicles will be in our ...

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    Official: Honda CEO says three hybrid systems, more ICEs coming in five year plan

    Honda CEO Takanobu Ito recently gave a speech outlining where the company will be headed over the next five years, with hybrid electric vehicles playing a major role. It is a massive company, and his keynote presentation forecasted where Honda's motorcycle, power products, and automotive ...

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    Official: Infographic: California hydrogen fuel cell group lays out H2 vehicle roadmap

    If you're interested in learning more about the future of fuel cell vehicles in the Golden State, the California Fuel Cell Partnership would like to present you with a couple of options: an infographic with facts and figures or a report called "A California Road Map: The Commercialization of ...

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    Toyota's 2015 hydrogen vehicle still estimated to cost $50,000, not $138,000

    Stop the Internet presses! Toyota's fuel cell car is going to be really expensive! That's the meme going around after Toyota Europe vice president for product planning and marketing, Alain Uyttenhoven, recently told Automotive News that, "We could expect a fuel cell vehicle to retail at about ...

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    Nissan develops "world's best" next-gen fuel cell stack

    Nissan has just revealed its next-generation fuel cell stack, one that offers 2.5 times greater power density than the version the automaker created in 2005. Two-and-a-half times may not mean much to most readers, so how about this: Nissan says the fuel cell power density of 2.5 kW per liter is the ...

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    Study: More than 1 million fuel cell vehicles will be sold by 2020

    The fuel cell boom is coming. According to Pike Research, sales of fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) will break the one-million-unit mark by 2020, with a cumulative 1.2 million vehicles sold globally by the end of that year. All those road-worthy FCVs will generate $16.9 billion in annual revenue by ...

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    Microcab reveals H2EV hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

    Guess Honda's recently opened hydrogen fueling station in the UK will see some use after all. A small fleet of Microcab H2EV vehicles will be handed over to Arup, leader of the UK's CABLED (Coventry and Birmingham Low Emission Vehicle Demonstrators) project, for real-world testing and to ...

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    Report: Kia to focus on electric, Hyundai on plug-in hybrid and fuel cell vehicles

    Word from the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show is that there are dividing lines forming in the Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group: Kia will focus solely on electric vehicles, while Hyundai will develop plug-in hybrid and fuel cell vehicles. This according to Yang Woong-chul, vice-president of the automotive ...

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    Report: Honda FCX Clarity hard at work at Tokyo's Narita International Airport

    Honda is looking to test out its fuel cell FCX Clarity by putting casual users in its passenger seats with an experiment at Tokyo's Narita International Airport. According to the automaker, an undisclosed amount of FCX Clarity sedans are now in motion at and around Narita Airport. The fuel cell ...

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    World's first wastewater-to-hydrogen fueling station opens in California

    Air Products, a self-proclaimed leader in hydrogen fueling technology, officially opened its latest fueling station in California – one that draws its feedstock from a sustainable source. Air Products' station pump hydrogen– generated from municipal wastewater at Orange County ...

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    Daimler gets Germany geared up for a hydrogen future

    Daimler has unveiled an ambitious scheme that should put Germany in the driver's seat for hydrogen fueling stations. A recent report in Scientific American says a joint effort by automaker Daimler and technology firm The Linde Group aims to install an additional 20 public-use hydrogen stations ...

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    Opinion: Why no country should promote a specific type of alternative fuel

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    Governments here in the U.S. have offered some significant incentives for purchasing green vehicles. Buyers can get up to $7,500 off an electric vehicle, thousands off on hybrids and even deeper discounts in select states. Though ...

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    Study: Pike Research ranks Mercedes-Benz, Honda tops in fuel cell vehicles

    According to the latest Pike Pulse report, three automakers stand out among the competition in the light-duty fuel cell vehicle segment. Pike Research says the automotive trio of Daimler (maker of Mercedes-Benz vehicles), Honda and Toyota lead the pack at this formative stage of fuel cell vehicle ...

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    Video: Fully Charged takes on Top Gear, debunks Leaf battery myths, knocks hydrogen

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    The latest episode of Robert Llewellyn's plug-in-centric show Fully Charged has hit the Internet and this time 'round Llewellyn responds to the on-screen Nissan Leaf antics of Top Gear. We already saw how cleverly ...

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    Report: Toyota says cost of FCHV-adv fuel cell protoytpe is $129,270

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    Toyota has reportedly cut the cost of its current fuel-cell prototype, the FCHV-adv, down to ten million yen, ($129,270 U.S. at the current exchange rate). This is according to a Toyota engineer who spoke with Ward's Auto ...

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    Pike predicts more than 5,200 hydrogen fueling stations operational by 2020

    According to a report from Pike Research, more than 5,200 hydrogen fueling stations will be operational worldwide by 2020, up from just 200 stations in 2010. The research firm forecasts that, by the end of 2020, annual investments in hydrogen stations will soar to $1.6 billion, with ten-year ...

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    General Motors leads in fuel cell patent rankings, Honda in second place

    A recent survey by JP Patent Publication shows that, from 1980 to mid-2011, General Motors led the way with the highest aggregate score (total patent points) for fuel cell technology-related patents. In second place is Honda followed by the U.S. Department of Energy. Honda, with a score of 90.6 ...

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    Gordon Murray Design, Acal Energy developing low-cost fuel cell vehicle

    ACAL Energy has partnered with Gordon Murray Design in a 12-month-long project to design a low-cost, lightweight fuel cell vehicle. Putting those three pieces together in one vehicle may seem nigh impossible, but you never know for sure unless you try, right? The project, funded by the UK's ...

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    Panasonic opens fuel cell research center in Germany

    Following the success of its fuel cell development in Japan, Panasonic announced that it will establish the Panasonic Fuel Cell Development Office Europe in Langen, Germany. The facility, located within Panasonic's European research and development center, will initially focus on developing ...


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