At the world's biggest industry show in Las Vegas luxury jets are luring buyers with their sleek silhouettes, plush cabins - and increasingly, their use of alternative fuels. Fuel producers and jetmakers are keen to showcase novel forms of aviation fuel deemed less harmful to the climate, from used cooking oil to the distinctly less glamorous meat waste. Business jet operators, like airlines, have bowed to environmental pressure on aviation and committed to halving carbon emissions by 2050 com
A team from Belgium's KU Leuven University has won a 3,000-km (1,864-mile) race for solar-powered cars through the Australian outback, organisers said, as the cars arrived in the South Australian capital of Adelaide on Thursday. The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is one of the world's most prestigious solar car races created to foster development of experimental, solar-powered vehicles by university students. "For the first time in the history of our solar team we are WORLD CHAMPIONS," the
Hyundai Motor Group said it plans to invest 41 trillion won ($35 billion) in mobility and other auto technologies by 2025, part of which will be directed to an ambitious effort to become more competitive in self-driving cars that has also received government backing. The plan, which Hyundai said encompasses autonomous, connected and electric cars as well as technology for ride-sharing, comes after the automaker and two of its affiliates announced an investment of $1.6 billion in a venture with
China needs to strengthen its infrastructure for the distribution of hydrogen as a fuel to accelerate development of its fuel-cell vehicle industry, a high-ranking government industrial policy advisor told a conference on Tuesday. "Experience tells us the most important thing for developing hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles is to build infrastructure that integrates hydrogen production, storage and transportation," Wan Gang, vice chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, tol
10 of the company's stations shut down in response
Toyota and Hyundai are also cutting down on use of the precious metal.
It's going beyond hydrogen-electric hybrids.
Hydrogen-powered SUV goes to a customer in Southern California.
Power industry wants the automotive sector to do its part.
The Pie Pro is a robotic oven mounted in a hydrogen Tundra's bed.
If the Kona Electric's suspension is engineered for a sprightly, even somewhat sporty feel, the Nexo is tuned for luxury.
Sales will start in Southern California, and the Bay Area in early 2019