Automakers will build more hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles could soon gain ground on electric cars in the race to develop zero-emission cars, according to a new report.

The auto industry is seeing a convergence of factors that make fuel cell cars more viable, according to the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis.

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Hydrogen Fuel on City Streets

Once relegated to the realm of science projects, hydrogen fuel cells are starting to displace fossil fuels as a means of powering cars, homes and businesses.

On June 10, in the latest addition to mainstream fuel-cell use, Hyundai Motor Co. will begin deliveries of a consumer SUV in Southern California.

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GM reaches milestone with hydrogen fuel vehicles

General Motors has announced that its fleet of fuel cell vehicles has passed the 3 million miles traveled mark. The fuel cell vehicle fleet represents the automaker’s interests in clean transportation.

General Motors has become a relatively strong supporter of hydrogen fuel cells in recent years, noting that these energy systems could lead to the production of vehicles that produce no emissions and cut down on fuel consumption.

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Plug Power Announces 2014 First Quarter Results

Plug Power Inc. (Nasdaq:PLUG), a leader in providing clean, reliable energy solutions, today reported its 2014 first quarter results.

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Toyota abandons Tesla’s EV tech

In the wake of the auto industry collapse in 2010, Toyota made a move that many industry watchers applauded. It partnered with electric vehicle maker Tesla to incorporate its battery technology into future Toyota cars and SUVs.

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ACT Expo 2014

Alternative Clean Transportation

May 5-8, 2014, Long Beach Convention Center, CA

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Toyota on track to release hydrogen car to U.S. in 2015

The chairman of Toyota said today that the automaker will stick to its goal of selling a fuel cell electric sedan in 2015 so that investments in hydrogen stations are not wasted.

Toyota executives have said that the hydrogen fueled sedan will go on sale in the United States in 2015 with a sticker price around $50,000. Uchiyamada, who became Toyota chairman in June, told reporters today that he is firmly behind the technology — and the 2015 deadline is a promise that must be kept.

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Toyota features its FCV at CES in Las Vegas

The Toyota FCV hydrogen fuel cell hybrid has taken a bow at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

The Toyota FCV made its debut appearance at the Tokyo Motor Show in November 2013, but the appearance at CES has given the world’s technology media a first chance to see it.

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Powering the Future

Look into the future of FCEV’s

When it comes to cars, Toyota thinks hydrogen fuel cells are one of the technologies of the future. And the company isn’t alone.

Offering the promise of a clean ride with long range, it’s a technology automakers are racing to perfect, and one they’re betting will catch on.

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