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Opel Announces It Will Launch a Fuel Cell Vehicle in 2015

Opel Announces It Will Launch a Fuel Cell Vehicle in 2015

During a recent visit of Hungarian Prime Minister and EU Council Chairman Viktor Orbán to Opel aimed at learning about the company's strategy for sustainable mobility, the automaker quietly revealed

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California Hybrids Will Lose Their HOV Status This Friday

California Hybrids Will Lose Their HOV Status This Friday

If you live in California, it's time to trade in your Prius for a Tesla Model S. This Friday, July 1st, the state will strip hybrids of their HOV carpool lane access -- six months after originally

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dAIH2Orean R/C Car Runs on Aluminum Beer Can Tabs

dAIH2Orean R/C Car Runs on Aluminum Beer Can Tabs

This radio-controlled car is powered by something a little unusual: aluminum tabs from beer and soda cans. The dAIH2Orean R/C car is a fuel cell that extracts a maximum speed of 18 miles per hour by

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Kaiser Permanente To Power Seven California Facilities with Bloom Box Fuel Cells

Kaiser Permanente To Power Seven California Facilities with Bloom Box Fuel Cells

Health care organization Kaiser Permanente has partnered with Bloom Energy to put fuel-cell generators at seven facilities in California by the end of the year. In total, the cells will deploy four

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Green Overdrive Video: The Eco Water-Spraying Fiat Panda

Green Overdrive Video: The Eco Water-Spraying Fiat Panda

There's only one of the Fiat's fuel cell hybrid cars in the world -- called the Panda because of its cute, boxy frame -- but for this week's Green Overdrive video show, we got to take the Fiat Panda on a

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‘Lung-Shaped’ Fuel Cell Increases Energy Efficiency

‘Lung-Shaped’ Fuel Cell Increases Energy Efficiency

Photo by Brandon Baunach The human body is arguably one of the finest machines ever created by nature, and now a team from Norway’s Academy of Science and Letters in Oslo are looking to it for

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“Ultra-Battery” is World’s Most Powerful Non-Nuclear Storage Battery

“Ultra-Battery” is World’s Most Powerful Non-Nuclear Storage Battery

Forget today’s primitive energy storage devices — one day we may use “ultra batteries” made out of xenon and fluoride. Currently under development at Washington State University,

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Horizon Releases Palm-Sized Fuel Cell Power Plant

Horizon Releases Palm-Sized Fuel Cell Power Plant

Ever dream of owning a palm-sized fuel cell to juice up your electronic devices on the go? Here's your chance -- Horizon just announced that it has started shipping a "disruptive pocket-size fuel cell

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Oorja Unveils Micro Fuel Cell That Could Power Your House

Oorja Unveils Micro Fuel Cell That Could Power Your House

Were you impressed by the recently unveiled Bloom Energy "micro power plant"? Well the stationary fuel cell already some competition in the form of a methanol fuel cell device from a California-based

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Mercedes-Benz Introduces Ultra-Sleek F800 Plug-in Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz Introduces Ultra-Sleek F800 Plug-in Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz is no newcomer to the field of stylish, fuel-efficient cars -- just check out their crazy hybrid F-Cell Roadster or the all-electric Gullwing concept car -- but their new F800 style concept

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AIRCRUISE: A Fuel Cell Powered Zero Emissions Luxury Airship

AIRCRUISE: A Fuel Cell Powered Zero Emissions Luxury Airship

In the hurried and fast paced lives we lead, travel can be just one more stressful, cramped and environmentally unfriendly activity. What if you could slow it down, take some time, and relax - all while

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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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Boeing Flies First Ever Battery Fuel Cell Plane!

Boeing Flies First Ever Battery Fuel Cell Plane!

Hydrogen fuel cells are not new technology but are an intriguing alternative power source. A fuel cell is a device that can convert hydrogen into electricity and is effectively a zero-emissions fuel

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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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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Honda FCX Clarity

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Honda FCX Clarity

While green seemed to be the color of the Los Angeles Auto Show, only a few new vehicles could truly live up to the label. One of those few vehicles was the FCX Clarity, a fuel-cell vehicle by Honda,

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Volkswagen Space Up!

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: The Volkswagen Space Up!

We last featured the Volkswagen Up! in our Frankfurt Motor Show wrap-up, but in the fast-paced field of green automotives, there's some new news to report. It's now known as the Volkswagen Space Up! and

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Honda Puyo

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: Honda Puyo

The PUYO, an environmentally friendly concept car designed by Honda, is just as green as it is, well, cute. The concept vehicle is ultra-efficient, powered by hydrogen fuel cell technology, and a unique

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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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