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Hydrogen Trolleys Are No Folly, Go Hydrolley

Now, I’ve talked about hydrogen trains or hydrail a number of times over the past. But, one area that I haven’t mentioned yet are hydrogen trolleys or hydrolley as they are calling it. Streetautos in general have made a resurgence over the years and not just in San Francisco, but …

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University of Birmingham Develops Hydrogen Ring

There was a press release put out today that basically reiterates the unveiling of a small fleet of hydrogen autos by the University of Birmingham in the UK. In late September, the University accepted delivery of 5 fuel cell Microcabs for real world testing. In April I had talked about …

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VW Passat Lingyu FCV to Debut at Los Angeles Auto Show

In July of 2008, I had talked about how Tongji University, the Shanghai Fuel Cell Vehicle Powertrain Company and Shanghai VW Automotive Company were building 20 VW Lingyu fuel cell vehicles for the upcoming 2008 Beijing Olympics later in August. Now, the Passat Lingyu FCV will make its North American …

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Kia and Hyundai Pushing FCVs in the Next Decade

Next week, Kia will rollout the Borrego FCEV at the L. A. Auto Show among a bunch of glitz, glamour and hype that is typical of the Los Angeles venue. The Kia Borrego FCEV is one-upping the Sportage that the South Korean automaker has been showing off over the past …

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EcoCar: The Next Challenge is a MUST for Missouri S&T

Engineering students from Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, MO have been given a GM Saturn VUE automobile, with the challenge to turn the auto into one that runs on hydrogen. Yesterday I talked about University of Michigan students being challenged by a local business to …

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