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    Report: Toyota and Daimler planning "extensive cooperation" on fuel cell development

    Toyota Highlander FCHV-adv and Mercedes-Benz F-Cell
    Daimler began developing fuel-cell vehicles way back in 1994. To date, the company has spent $1.23 billion on the propulsion technology. Toyota entered into the hydrogen realm even earlier by kicking off development back in 1992. With decades of ...

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    Geneva 2010: Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style concept ladels on the tech and glitz

    Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While most automakers have scaled back their auto show vehicle press introductions due to budgetary cutbacks or newfound modesty, Mercedes-Benz hasn't forgotten the value of theater. As part of its press conference today ...

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    Video: Design students create a fuel cell powered BMW bike

    BMW fuel cell motorcycle design concept - Click above for image gallery
    Like many other automakers, BMW has expended plenty of research and development on hydrogen fuels. But unlike every other automaker, BMW has focused on liquid hydrogen with internal combustion engines. A group of design ...

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    VIDEO: Kia remains committed to fuel cells, shows more of Borrego FCEV

    Kia Borrego FCEV - click above for high-res image gallery
    Kia and its partners at Hyundai continue to move ahead on fuel cell technology, and Kia has released new footage of their latest fuel cell prototype, the Borrego/Mohave FCEV (the Borrego is badged as Mohave in the Korean market). While ...

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    LA 2008: Honda surprises with FC Sport fuel cell sports car concept

    Click above for high-res image gallery of the Honda FX Sport fuel cell
    var digg_url = ''; The first real surprise at the LA Auto Show today came from Honda in the form of its FC Sport fuel cell design study. The ...

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    Free-piston engines could be alternative energy alternative

    Long ago (last month for example) when fuel prices were high and looked likely to get even higher, it seemed everyone had an idea to improve fuel economy and reduce emissions. While some aftermarket companies played with magnets, it looked like the major OEMs were looking at some form of electric ...

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    Report: In 2020, all cars will be hybrids, Toyota think so too

    In the future, we'll eat all our meals from toothpaste tubes, everyone will be beautiful and healthy, and we won't need cars, what with the proliferation of nuclear-powered jet packs. Prediction is such thorny business, though Toyota isn't making such a fantastical claim by suggesting that each of ...

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    Nanotech research stumbles on homemade hydrogen

    Efficiency is a large stumbling block if you're looking for a way to replace gasoline. It's pretty hard to better such an exceptional fuel, and several alternatives show promise but are nagged by inefficiencies or cost, and usually both. Nanotech to the rescue; it may soon be possible to produce ...

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    New fuel economy report to finally recommend diesels and hybrids for first time

    In a move sure to be embraced by environmentalists, a panel of trusted outside experts is finally recommending to federal regulators that light-duty diesel engines and hybrids should be regarded as available technologies to improve fuel economy. Neither of these technologies were included in a ...

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    Detroit 2008: Chrysler ecoVoyager Concept lands

    click above for more high-res images of the Chrysler ecoVoyager ConceptOne of three Pentastar concepts powered by some combination of cutting-edge technology, the Chrysler ecoVoyager continues the automaker's fascination with art-deco by resurrecting the Stout Scarab. Doing away with a conventional ...

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    Sorry CARB: EPA says states can't regulate their own emissions

    If you found it slightly strange that automakers went from being ardently opposed to any new EPA legislation to 100-percent behind the new proposal, you're not alone. Now the picture appears clearer, as the EPA has deemed any new California Air Resources Board (CARB) legislation an unnecessary ...

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    VIDEO: Water mafia fighting over the new Honda FCX Clarity

    The Honda FCX Clarity is hugely important because it represents an honest to goodness fuel-cell vehicle that is going to actually be built and sold in 2008. The significance of a vehicle that spits water out of its exhaust instead of carbon is lost on virtually nobody, and it looks like Honda will ...

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    LA 2007 VIDEO: Alan Mulally delivers keynote

    A little over a year ago, Alan Mulally's time was spent managing Boeing, and here in LA just 14 months later he's the keynote speaker for at an international auto show. He's a year older, and he also knows a heck of a lot more about cars than he did when he took the helm at Ford Motor Company. In ...

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    Hydrogen Hybrid Toyota drives from Osaka to Tokyo on one tank

    Technically this Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle made the 560km journey on four tanks of hydrogen, as that's how many high pressure pods are hidden away under the Toyota Kluger's rear seats. But the big news is that this car, and a back up sibling, managed to drive 350 miles from the hydrogen fueling ...

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    Frankfurt 2007: Hyundai i-Blue isn't blue, it's green

    Click the pics above for a gallery of high-res images of the Hyundai i-Blue Concept.Hyundai, like practically every other automaker in Frankfurt, is showing off its green-wares. The i-Blue is the poster-child for the automaker's environmentally focused future, with a 100 kW motor powered by a fuel ...

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    Pasta Cargioli? Pasta powered fuel cell

    High fuel prices and energy mandates bring all sorts of alternative fuel research and technology to the fore. University and government researchers recently whipped up a special blend of 13 enzymes and spices that releases hydrogen from a mixture of starch and water. There's no word on how it ...

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    ABG Exclusive: Ford and OSU team up for fuel cell land speed record

    var digg_url = ''; Ford and Ohio State University are teaming up to attempt a double land speed record for fuel cell-powered vehicles. Ohio State already holds the land speed record for ...

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    Chevy Sequels go the distance! Over 300 miles on one tank of hydrogen

    var digg_url = ''; On the day some people were boycotting gasoline purchases to protest high prices, two Chevrolet Sequel fuel cell powered concepts each traveled over 300 miles on a single tank of ...

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    AutoblogGreen for 03.19.07

    In spite of rule changes meant to negate some of the advantage Audi gained from the superior fuel economy of their turbo-diesel V12, they again dominated the Twelve Hours of Sebring. A Pennsylvania EV advocate is running a DIY workshop on converting your car to run on batteries. Get some ...

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    Detroit Auto Show: Ford Airstream Concept

    click above image to view high-resolution gallery of 22 pics!WHOA, This thing conjures up images of caffeine and nicotine fueled road trips, the KTel 8-track banging away with the requesite matchbook jammed in there to keep it operating smoothly. The nose says Econoline quite clearly, while the ...


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