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Toyota to Debut Concept Fuel Cell Vehicle in January

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., will debut the FCV, a sedan based fuel cell vehicle, at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  The reveal will feature the North America debut of the concept vehicle as well as an introduction to the fuel cell “test mule,” which logged thousands of miles during rigorous quality… Read More »

Bloom Energy Completes First International Project in Japan

Bloom Energy today announced the completion of the company’s first international project at SoftBank’s M-Tower in Fukuoka, Japan. In a celebratory event, the leadership of SoftBank, Bloom Energy, Bloom Energy Japan, and General Colin Powell commemorated the completion of the project. In July of 2013, SoftBank and Bloom Energy announced the formation of a Joint… Read More »

Toyota Vows Fuel Cell Model by 2015 in Green Push

Toyota is promising a mass-produced fuel cell car by 2015 in the latest ambitious push to go green by an industry long skeptical about the super-clean technology that runs on hydrogen. Satoshi Ogiso, the Toyota Motor Corp. executive in charge of fuel cells, said Wednesday the vehicle is not just for leasing to officials and… Read More »

Fuel Cell Nearing Leap from Lab to Highway

Hyundai said it will start leasing the first of a planned 1,000 fuel cell Tucson SUVs next year in California. The monthly lease price — including unlimited hydrogen fuel — is $499, with $2,999 down.Honda showed the FCEV, an early look at its next-generation fuel cell vehicle. Honda said it wants to begin offering a… Read More »

Honda FCEV Concept Makes World Debut at Los Angeles International Auto Show

Honda’s next generation fuel cell-electric vehicle launching in 2015 will feature the world’s first application of a fuel-cell powertrain packaged completely in the engine room of the vehicle, allowing for efficiencies in cabin space as well as flexibility in the potential application of FC technology to multiple vehicle types in the future. Significant technological advancements… Read More »

Fuel cell now operating at California State San Bernardino

A new 1.4-megawatt utility-owned fuel cell is now in full operation at Cal State San Bernardino. The commissioning of a Direct Fuel Cell® DFC1500 power plant, a joint project with Southern California Edison, was recently completed. Now integrated into the campus’s central plant, the fuel cell is generating electricity to the utility grid with waste… Read More »

UK HFCA Highlights the Role of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in Reducing Outdoor Air Pollution and Related Cancer Deaths

Outdoor air pollution was recently classified as carcinogenic to humans by the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). According to the press release, The IARC evaluation showed an increasing risk of lung cancer with increasing levels of exposure to particulate matter and air pollution. Although… Read More »

Ford Cell Equinox Tops 100,000 Miles in Real World Driving

One of General Motors’ fuel cell research vehicles recently passed a milestone for a hydrogen-powered vehicle, topping 100,000 miles of real-world driving. By using renewable hydrogen, this vehicle has saved 5,260 gallons of gasoline. At $3.50 per gallon, that’s more than $18,000 in fuel cost savings. Read the GM Article