Author Archive | Hydro Kevin

Hyundai Intrado Fuel Cell Concept Teaser

Before the most recent Los Angeles Auto Show in November and December, Hyundai teased us with a new fuel cell concept vehicle. Well, the teasing continues as Hyudai has partially revealed its Intrado concept (pictured above), well ahead of when and where it will be officially unveiled. At the March 2014 Geneva Motor Show, the […]

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Hyundai Shows Off Fuel Cell Vehicle For Sale in 2014

At the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, Hyundai shows off its latest and greatest Tucson fuel cell electric vehicle (pictured above) which will go on sale in the Spring of 2014 in California. The trifecta of FCVs at this year’s L. A. Auto Show (including Toyota and Honda) demonstrate that at least some of the […]

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Aston Martin Rapide S Wins Prestigious Award

Professional Motorsport World has bestowed upon the Aston Martin Rapide S (pictured above), the prestigious Powertrain of the Year award. Representatives for Alset Global and Aston Martin received the award in Cologne, Germany on November 12, 2013. According to the press release, “The Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S was the most powerful hydrogen-powered car […]

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Radical SAM Enzyme Produces Hydrogen

Scientists at University of California, Davis, have been researching how bacteria produce hydrogen. One of the ways is by combining radical SAM enzymes with iron and sulfur atoms. According to Futurity, “The bacterial catalysts are based on precisely organized clusters of iron and sulfur atoms, with side groups of cyanide and carbon monoxide. Those molecules […]

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Toyota to Unveil New FCV in November 2013

Toyota has announced that it intends to unveil its newest near-production hydrogen fuel cell vehicle at the Tokyo Motor Show in late November 2013. Right now, however, the look of the car is shaded with secrecy as it is covered with swirly foil (see picture above). Those closest to Toyota have had to undergo the […]

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Linde H2 Fueling Stations Hit 500,000 Fill Mark

The naysayers of hydrogen fuel complain that there is no infrastructure, H2 is unsafe, and producing hydrogen is uncommon, etc. Well, one large industrial gas company, Linde, begs to differ. Linde has just hit the 500,000 hydrogen fueling station fill mark, all safe. Their stations have provided quick and safe refills for hydrogen cars, buses […]

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TNSC of Japan Introduces Hydro Shuttle Fueling Station

ITM Power, you’d better watch out because Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC) of Japan has just introduced its own low-cost, compact, portable hydrogen fueling station called Hydro Shuttle. This will aid in Japan’s goal of creating 100 hydrogen fueling station in the nation’s four population centers over the next couple of years. TNSC has stated, […]

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Fuel Cells to Cool Down Refrigerated Trucks

This story caught my eye not because hydrogen fuel cells are replacing diesel engines on refrigerated trucks, but because they will be replacing the secondary diesel engines on these vehicles. Refrigerated trucks, the ones that carry food from distribution centers to grocery stores usually have a secondary diesel engine used for cooling. In an effort […]

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Kids 4 Hydrogen End California Road Tour

Kids 4 Hydrogen is a non-profit educational outreach program started in 2004. Based in Northern California, in the Santa Cruz area, they have this to say about themselves, “By giving demonstrations of how fuel cells work and presenting the hydrogen fuel cell vehicles on well-publicized tours, we hope to encourage people to get on our […]

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University of Colorado, Boulder Solar-Hydrogen Breakthrough

On July 30, 2013 I had talked about TU Delft and HZB creating solar-hydrogen breakthrough technology. Well, it seems like there is no shortage of solar-hydrogen breakthroughs recently as the University of Colorado, Boulder has created one as well. Researchers at the University of Colorado, Boulder (CU-Boulder) have come at the issue from a completely […]

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