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The Sion has solar cells integrated into its bodywork

The Sion has solar cells integrated into its bodywork.

Report

U.S. LNG exports were worth $3.3 billion in 2017

U.S. LNG exports were worth $3.3 billion in 2017.

A move to bring down costs and increase acceptance

A move to bring down costs and increase acceptance.

Opinion

Thirst for oil outpaces supply, coal use up — and so is carbon output

Thirst for oil outpaces supply, coal use up — and so is carbon output.

Green

State pays an additional $2,500 for up to 2,000 EVs — Teslas not allowed

It's an additional $2,500 for up to 2,000 EVs.

Report

A White House announcement is imminent, source said

The Trump administration will scale back the use of biofuels waivers for small refineries and count ethanol exports toward federal biofuels usage quotas as part of a broad overhaul of the nation's renewable fuel policy, a source briefed on the plans said on Friday.

Quick Spin

In South Korea, we test Hyundai's latest hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.

When we travelled to South Korea to test out the new Hyundai Santa Fe, we also got a chance behind the wheel of the new hydrogen-powered Nexo fuel-cell SUV. Hyundai unveiled the Nexo at CES in January as a replacement for the Tucson Fuel Cell, which logged miles and gathered data in 18 countries over the course of its generation. The Nexo is an improvement: It's more efficient, packed with smarter driver assistance technologies and, in our opinion, is more attractive.

Report

The amount they'd pay in lieu of gas taxes would be tops in the nation

Maine bill L.D. 1806 proposes charging hybrid drivers an annual fee of $150, and EV drivers $200 to help make up for infrastructure repair fund shortfalls.

Green

Mirai makes up 80% of all fuel cell vehicles in the U.S.

The competition is heating up, though.

CES

Can this attractive SUV make fuel-cell vehicles relevant?

Hyundai introduces its second-generation FCEV, the Nexo, at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show.

Green

Putting Honda's electrified vehicles in their places.

Keeping the Honda hybrids (and EVs) straight.

Report

Marchionne is especially interested in "the development of transmissions and hydrogen."

Tokyo

"Toyota loves cars" and has a lot of concepts.

AI, data and electrification — including solid-state batteries — are keys to Toyota's mobility strategy.

Video

Francois Gissy pulls 5 g, does 0-62 mph in half a second.

It's like a grade-school science project you can ride.

Frankfurt

SUV brings the “other” zero-emission tech to market.

The long-awaited followup to the 2010 B-Class fuel cell.

Mercedes has driven 11 million miles in fuel-cell cars, with water vapor as the only emission.

Report

The billionaire called for policies that would have benefited his investments.

Senator Tammy Duckworth cites a potential conflict of interest.

Green

Take a quick lap around the web with us for bite-sized briefings on (ahem) current events.

Here's what else is happening in the green car world.

Green

The Renew's body is made from woven hemp.

Woven hemp is light, durable, biodegradable, and carbon negative.

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