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Can cars run on hydrogen made from plant sugars?Researchers claim that using enzymes to convert biomass to hydrogen could yield significantly more energy than current biomass-to-ethanol efforts.

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Science & Technology

Toyota expected to name FCV hydrogen vehicle 'Mirai'

Rather than an abbreviation from three letters, Toyota is expected to call its upcoming hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle the ‘Mirai’.

That’s the word from an anonymous Toyota exec, who asked to remain anonymous, … 100 more words

Cars And Car Design

Delaware Politics and Bloom Energy

All else being equal, my monthly electric bill is $6 more than yours. That is the average subsidy Delmarva Power customers are paying to Bloom Energy for supplying electricity from renewable resources and as an incentive to build a manufacturing plant here. 463 more words

Fantastic, futuristic fuel-cell limo ready for road testing (gallery)

At the Geneva Motor Show in March, German firm Quant revealed a car powered by what it called ‘nanoFLOWCELL’ technology.

Now, the flow-cell vehicle will make its road-going debut, as the car has been approved for real-world testing by the TÜV, or Technischer Überwachungsverein, Germany’s road safety monitoring agency. 394 more words


Something New

I often report on new scientific breakthroughs, but today’s blog is about a few new technological applications that will benefit our industry.  I rarely go a day without seeing some new innovation, and I thought the following were the most interesting ones I’ve seen lately. 730 more words

Current News

Fuel-Cell Cars Are Going To Get A Big Boost In California Next Year

We may not have hoverboards by October 2015, but thanks to investments from the California Energy Commission and Toyota, we’ll have something just as futuristic: the makings of a functioning hydrogen economy in California. 648 more words


Nanotechnology & Supercapacitors for Mainstreaming Electric Cars

Electric cars are very much welcomed in Norway and they are a common sight on the roads of the Scandinavian country – so much so that electric cars topped the list of new vehicle registrations for the second time. 822 more words