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    How the Mercedes-Benz F-Cell left us both stranded and impressed
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    Driving the Mercedes-Benz F-Cell World Tour

    Mercedes-Benz F-Cell World Tour – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Stealing a scene from the Jetsons, our little fluorescent green sedan zooms down the Autobahn at triple-digit speeds, puffing little white plumes of water vapor in its ...

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    Report: NY Hydrogen station used by GM explodes, closes airport *UPDATE
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    Hydrogen faces a number of challenges when it comes to supplanting gasoline as the world's transportation fuel of choice, one of the largest of which was underscored by two small explosions at a Rochester, New York refueling station yesterday. According to reports, two people were injured when a ...

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    Report: Toyota and Daimler planning "extensive cooperation" on fuel cell development
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    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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    General Motors to establish pilot hydrogen infrastructure in Hawaii
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    Hawaii is set to get the first hydrogen fueling infrastructure in the United States thanks to a pilot project announced today by General Motors and The Gas Company. The Gas Company is the local natural gas and propane utility on the island state. Hawaii makes an ideal location for testing new ...

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    Toyota aims for $50,000 hydrogen sedan by 2015
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    Third-gen Toyota FCHV-adv – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota is undoubtedly known more for its hybrid vehicles than its hydrogen-powered cars, but that could tilt just a little if the company can make good on claims of a production-ready hydrogen sedan for around $50,000. ...

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    VIDEO: Kia remains committed to fuel cells, shows more of Borrego FCEV
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    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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    Buckeye Bullet 2 claims land speed record for fuel cell vehicles, 300.992 mph
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    We first heard about the Buckeye Bullet 2 about two years ago when we covering the Ford Fusion 999 land speed record project. The student engineering team from Ohio State University was collaborating with engineers from Ford and the two teams shared data on improving performance of the fuel cell ...

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    Mercedes-Benz launches B-Class F-Cell, leases to begin in early 2010
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    Mercedes-Benz F-Cell - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in April, Mercedes-Benz announced its plans to begin small-scale series production of a new hydrogen fuel cell-powered automobile called the F-Cell. According to the German automaker, the car is nearly ready to launch, with 200 ...

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    Japanese oil, gas companies to tackle hydrogen fueling infrastructure
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    Toyota Highlander FCV - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    A consortium of 13 Japanese oil and gas companies are collaborating in an effort to commercialize technologies enabling convenient refueling of hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2015. Coincidentally (or not), that date goes hand-in-hand ...

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    Kia bigwig reportedly says mass-produced fuel cell cars would cost $50,000 if made today
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    Kia Borrego FCEV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Let's face it: Hydrogen technology still has a ways to go before there's any real chance that we'll all be driving fuel cell cars in lieu of electric or fossil fuel-burning machines. Chief among the issues confronting the widespread ...

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    Toyota reaffirms 2015 release of new hydrogen vehicle
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    Toyota Highlander FCV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In 2007, Toyota drove one of its hydrogen fuel cell vehicles from Alaska to Vancouver, British Columbia. Earlier that same year, a Toyota FCHV drove from Tokyo to Osaka on one tank. The company is certainly in favor of at least ...

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    FTC debunks Hydro-Assist Fuel Cell, takes legal action
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    Don't you just hate it when the truth gets in the way of a great story? Some of biggest whoppers making the rounds these days involve the use of water for fuel. It's been said before and we'll say it again: claims of massive fuel mileage increases with these systems are false. Now, the Federal ...

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    Nissan takes fuel cell vehicle on run of the 'Ring
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    The undisputed champion of hydrogen fuel cell SUVs at the Nurburgring has been crowned: the Nissan X-Trail FCV. The winning time: 11:58. Of course, it's the winning time because it's the only time -- a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has never ran the 'Ring before.After piloting the 120 bhp X-Trail ...

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    Daimler gets serious about R&D, will increase spending to $21 billion by 2010
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    Click on the image to view high-res shots of the Mercedes F700 conceptMassive amounts of money are being spent in the alternative energy sector of the automotive industry. Last year, Daimler spent $6 billion in research and development and another $2.7 billion on environmental protection. Expect ...

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    Ford attempting land speed record with Fusion Hydrogen 999 Racer
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    click above image for more high-res pics of Ford Fusion Hydrogen 999 RacerFord thinks it's time to make hydrogen sexy. Capitalizing on its 10 years of hydrogen research expertise, the automaker is headed to the Bonneville Salt Flats in August to go for a few world land speed records with a hydrogen ...

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    Honda to let individuals test FCX in 2008; plans cheaper hybrid in 2009
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    Click photo for Autoblog Green's FCX test drive.At a demonstration of its FCX fuel cell concept in Los Angeles, Thursday, Honda confirmed what we reported in December: that they will have a limited number of FCXs on the ground for real-world testing in 2008. USA Today says Honda currently already ...

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    Shanghai Motor Show: GM unveils fuel cell E-Flex
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    E-Flex vehicle line executive Tony Posawatz with the fuel cell E-FlexFollowing up on the plan they laid out when they revealed the Chevy Volt at the Detroit Auto Show, General Motors has unveiled the second major iteration of the E-Flex platform at the Shanghai Motor Show. The whole premise of ...

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    Army takes delivery of Equinox FCV as Project Driveway kicks off
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    The US Army took delivery of the first Chevy Equinox fuel-cell vehicle yesterday during a Washington, D.C. ceremony that marked the kickoff of GM's new Project Driveway initiative. Maj. Gen. Roger A. Nadeau (above), commander of the US Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command, was on ...

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    GM Sequel will wear a bowtie
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    During the 2005 Detroit Auto Show, General Motors unveiled a prototype for a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle, dubbed the Sequel. At the time, the concept flew under the GM banner, today, the General's vice president of R&D, Larry Burns, announced that the next version will bear the Chevrolet ...

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    Nissan's X-Trail highlights hydrogen fuel cell development
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    Nissan’s hydrogen fuel cell laboratory-on-wheels is the FCV X-Trail, and the vehicle’s latest iteration highlights the company’s 10-year-long commitment to the hail mary pass of automotive emissions technology. Nissan developed the fuel stack for the newest X-Trail inhouse. ...

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