2,116 Articles
Honda and Isuzu announce hydrogen partnership for heavy-duty trucks

It will be the first time Honda's fuel cells are tested in commercial trucks

Japan's Honda Motor Co and Isuzu Motors Ltd on Wednesday said they would jointly research the use of hydrogen fuel cells to power heavy-duty trucks, looking to expand fuel cell use by applying the zero-emission technology to larger vehicles. As part of a two-year deal, Isuzu will test Honda's fuel cell powertrain, which was designed for passenger cars, in Isuzu's commercial trucks, the companies said, which could pave the way for using the technology in a wider range of vehicles.

Read This
Official
2020 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell gets better cold weather performance

The hydrogen vehicle is still only available to lease in California

Official
Hyundai's $52 billion plan focuses on electric, autonomous vehicles

The Korean automaker's 'Strategy 2025' also covers commercialized flying cars

Hyundai Motor plans to invest about 61.1 trillion won ($51.81 billion) between 2020 and 2025, the company said on Wednesday, with a third of the expenditure focused on electric and autonomous vehicles, but analysts want to see it deliver. Shares in Hyundai rose as much as 2% on the news, only to give up most of their gains by the close of trade, with analysts waiting to see how its intentions translate into action. "Its announcement of investment plan and goals is full of good words, but not r

Official
Hyundai Nexo breaks world record distance for hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

It went 484 miles on a single tank in a drive across France

Official
Iveco and Nikola unveil Tre semi truck in electric and hydrogen forms

'We'll be sold out for many years'

CNH Industrial's truck unit Iveco on Tuesday unveiled its first electric vehicle, the Nikola Tre, built in partnership with U.S. startup Nikola Motor Co.. The heavy truck will be built for the European market under a deal announced by the two groups in September and is expected to give a boost to Iveco, which as the smallest of Europe's traditional truck makers competes with the might of Volkswagen , Daimler and Volvo Group. "Just three months after we signed our partnership we have

Los Angeles
The Toyota Mirai went from yuck to yowza, will it be enough?

If it catches on, it could spur the creation of Toyota's own hydrogen network. That's a big 'if.'

Official
Hyundai HDC-6 Neptune hydrogen truck looks like it's from RoboCop's Detroit

We propose Hyundai call its commercial brand OmniCorp in the States

Podcast
The Green Episode | Autoblog Podcast #601

Talking electrification, hydrogen and the state of the green car industry

Talking electrification, hydrogen and the state of the green car industry

Tokyo
2019 Tokyo Motor Show Mega Photo Gallery | EVs and kei cars rule

All the sights from Tokyo Big Sight convention center

Teased
Official
Hyundai will invest $35 billion in autonomy and emerging technologies

South Korea announces plan 'to revitalize the economy and create new jobs'

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

Report
New car sales in China fall for 15th consecutive month

A decline in government subsidies particularly slowed EV sales

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Auto sales in China fell for a 15th consecutive month in September, data from its biggest auto industry association showed, dampening hopes for a second-half turnaround in the world's largest auto market. Total auto sales fell 5.2% from the same month a year earlier to 2.27 million vehicles, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) said on Monday. Car sales in 2018 declined from a year earlier, the first annual contraction since the 1990s against a

Official
Video
Official
2021 Toyota Mirai goes from ugly duckling to graceful swan

Redesigned fuel-cell sedan is also moving upmarket

Official
Toyota Mirai second generation will break cover in 2020

It will benefit from six additional years of engineering experience

Frankfurt
BMW i Hydrogen NEXT concept could enter production ... someday

It won't be in the hands of actual customers before 2025

Green
China needs to invest in hydrogen infrastructure, policy advisor says

The advisor leads a team planning China's new energy vehicle development

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

Opinion
Is hydrogen finally the future of clean energy?

There's new interest, but hurdles for production, distribution, storage remain

There's new interest, but hurdles for production, distribution, storage remain.

/ 101