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Toyota’s Hydrogen Powered FCHV-adv Undertakes First Trial Run

Toyota’s Hydrogen Powered FCHV-adv Undertakes First Trial Run

While this week's LA Auto Show may be making headlines with its sheer number of showcased models, that does not mean other innovations are not happening in other parts of the world. In fact, on the other

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The Dragonfly: A Hydrogen-Powered Personal Helicopter

The Dragonfly: A Hydrogen-Powered Personal Helicopter

Hydrogen cars are so last week -- what the world needs more of are hydrogen-powered helicopters! At least that's what Ricardo Cavalcanti of Avimech believes. The brainchild behind the 'Dragonfly',

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Hyundai To Sell Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars In 2012

Hyundai To Sell Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars In 2012

In a bid to one-up their competition, Hyundai has announced that they will sell hydrogen fuel cell cars starting in 2012 - three years before Toyota, Honda and the rest of the competition. Seeing that

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Italy to Install Solar Hydrogen Fuel Pumps at Gas Stations

Italy to Install Solar Hydrogen Fuel Pumps at Gas Stations

Hydrogen fuel station by Honda Clean energy company Acta has unveiled plans to install a network of solar-powered hydrogen fueling stations throughout Italy. The new fuel pumps will harness solar

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VW Successfully Tests Hydrogen Vehicle in Long-Range Drive

VW Successfully Tests Hydrogen Vehicle in Long-Range Drive

Volkswagen recently successfully tested its new Bora Hy.Power hydrogen vehicle by subjecting it to a long-range drive between France and Italy. Unlike other hydrogen cars, the Bora Hy.Power features

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Enel Opens World’s First Hydrogen-Driven Power Plant

Enel Opens World’s First Hydrogen-Driven Power Plant

Italian company Enel SpA made renewable energy history this week when it opened the world's first hydrogen-driven power plant to produce a significant amount of electricity in Fusina, Italy. The plant,

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Boeing Unveils Strangely Cute Hydrogen-Powered Phantom Eye Spy Plane

Boeing Unveils Strangely Cute Hydrogen-Powered Phantom Eye Spy Plane

Targets of espionage beware! Planemaker Boeing just unveiled its new hydrogen-powered spy plane yesterday, and the strangely cute and chubby aircraft is capable of flying at an altitude of 65,000 feet for

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Army Testing Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Tanks

Army Testing Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Tanks

Photo by Nevada Tumbleweed We've all heard by now that the army is trying to reduce its "carbon bootprint" with everything from solar panels to hybrid aircraft. The military's latest green initiative

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Breakthrough Process Increases Efficiency in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars

Breakthrough Process Increases Efficiency in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars

Researchers at Purdue University have discovered a new highly efficient technique for making hydrogen fuel cells for vehicles. Dubbed hydrothermolysis, the new process uses a high hydrogen-content

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Prized ’72 Hydrogen-Fueled Gremlin for Sale on eBay

Prized ’72 Hydrogen-Fueled Gremlin for Sale on eBay

In 1972, 64 teams of university students competed to design the greenest vehicle in the Urban Vehicle Design Challenge. This was the cream of the crop -- a 1972 mustard yellow Gremlin that runs on nothing

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HYDRA: A Solar and Hydrogen-Powered Mobile Water Purification System

HYDRA: A Solar and Hydrogen-Powered Mobile Water Purification System

We've covered plenty of water purification systems. But in a world where one billion people don't have access to clean drinking water, we can always use new ones. Enter the HYDRA, a solar-powered hydrogen

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Future “Artificial Leaves” May Create Hydrogen Fuel from Sunlight and Water

Future “Artificial Leaves” May Create Hydrogen Fuel from Sunlight and Water

As far as sustainable energy systems go, nothing is quite as perfect as a plant: Through photosynthesis, plants create their own energy using only sunlight and water. For years, scientists have been

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New Piezo Crystals Harness Sound Waves to Generate Hydrogen Fuel

New Piezo Crystals Harness Sound Waves to Generate Hydrogen Fuel

It sounds like a strange combination: zinc oxide crystals, water, and noise pollution. But scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered that the mix can efficiently produce hydrogen

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Hydrogen Peroxide Powered Drag Racers Take Off!

Hydrogen Peroxide Powered Drag Racers Take Off!

Hydrogen peroxide is best known for its properties as a hair dye and disinfectant, but it might just power the next generation of drag racers as well. Unlike expensive hydrogen fuel cell and

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Fastest Hydrogen Car in the World Smashes 300MPH Record

Fastest Hydrogen Car in the World Smashes 300MPH Record

Few land vehicles are capable of hitting 300 miles per hour - it is, after all, a pretty impressive speed for a car to achieve. That figure becomes even more incredible when you enter the realm of

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Germany to Create Countrywide Hydrogen Fuel Network by 2015

Germany to Create Countrywide Hydrogen Fuel Network by 2015

When it comes to the future of automotive technology, electric cars get the lion's share of the attention. But hydrogen-powered vehicles are slowly gaining traction, first with an announcement last week

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Formula Zero: Hydrogen Cell Racing Takes Off

Formula Zero: Hydrogen Cell Racing Takes Off

Belgium recently took the lead among a set of top university teams vying for "zeroth place" in the Formula Zero European Championship of hydrogen fuel cell cars. This carbon-free Grand Prix injects

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SAHİMO Hydrogen Vehicle Travels 568 Kilometers on 1 Liter of Fuel

SAHİMO Hydrogen Vehicle Travels 568 Kilometers on 1 Liter of Fuel

Students from Turkey's Sakarya University have unveiled a remarkable attempt at creating Europe's most fuel efficient vehicle. The SAHİMO is a hydrogen powered vehicle that is capable of traveling 568

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Chicken Feathers May Fuel Hydrogen Cars in the Future

Chicken Feathers May Fuel Hydrogen Cars in the Future

Chickens may start losing sleep over more than Americans’ love of McNuggets. Chicken consumption in the US creates over six billion pounds of feathers each year. Previously discarded as waste,

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tractor

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tractor

When we were little, many of us were fascinated with the big machines that make our world go round. Although we may have forgotten about them, New Holland just gave us another reason to reminisce. The

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Honda Debuts The Hydrogen-Powered FC Sport

Honda Debuts The Hydrogen-Powered FC Sport

It is not everyday that a well-known car manufacturer releases a concept vehicle that makes everyone's head turn, but that's exactly what Honda did last week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The FC Sport is

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BMW’s Hydrogen Car Cleans The Air as You Drive

BMW’s Hydrogen Car Cleans The Air as You Drive

What if your car consumed carbon monoxide instead of spewing it out? Just such a vehicle was unveiled at last month's SAE Congress in Detroit, which showcased some exciting green trends in the automotive

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Hy-bird Solar Hydrogen Plane

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Hy-bird Solar Hydrogen Plane

This solar-hydrogen plane might just be what Transportation Tuesday heaven looks like! The Hy-bird, by Lisa Airplanes, is a lightweight, hybrid plane made out of lightweight carbon fiber - it's final

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Hydrogen Fuel Morgan Life Car

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Hydrogen Fuel Morgan Life Car

The Geneva Motor Show is right around the corner, and just as you may expect, the announcements are about to start pouring on about the latest news in green vehicles. Here's the first one we spotted: the

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Solar + Hydrogen Power Interstate Rail coming to Michigan!

Solar + Hydrogen Power Interstate Rail coming to Michigan!

What do you get when you combine the innovation of MagLev technology with solar power, hydrogen fuel, and a futuristic aesthetic? The Interstate Traveler Hydrogen Super Highway, or the Traveler- a

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Hydrogen Power Coming Soon to Your Cell Phone

Hydrogen Power Coming Soon to Your Cell Phone

From cars to prefabs and some slightly greener gadgets, CES gave us plenty of things to marvel at this year. One of the most impressive in terms of future-forward innovation was the Motoslvr cell phone

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Algae Hydrogen Balloon Fuel by 20/2 Collaborative

Algae Hydrogen Balloon Fuel by 20/2 Collaborative

While the hydrogen fuel cell might not be viable for commercial vehicles for years, here's some hope for the promising element. A group of Philadelphia-based creatives known as the 20/2 Collaborative have

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H-RACER: The Hydrogen Fueled Toy Car

H-RACER: The Hydrogen Fueled Toy Car

Introducing a hydrogen car that everyone can afford! ... if only we could fit inside. Released earlier this year, the H-Racer is the world's smallest hydrogen car (at 16cm x 7cm) and comes with a little

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: BMW Hydrogen 7

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: BMW Hydrogen 7

BMW, the German car manufacturer, wants you to know that they believe hydrogen is the fuel source of the future. In order to do this, they have created the BMW Hydrogen 7, an all hydrogen powered luxury

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SHANGHAI to Build Hydrogen Fuel Cell Infrastructure

SHANGHAI to Build Hydrogen Fuel Cell Infrastructure

Shanghai may become the world’s first city to build an infrastructure to support the use of hydrogen fuel cells. According to the Detroit Free Press, a hydrogen fueling system could be ready in as

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