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Nickel-Hydrogen Batteries for Hydrogen Cars?

Now days most models of hydrogen fuel cell autos come with some sort of hybrid or plug-in hybrid batteries to increase mileage and range of the vehicle. The major automakers have come to realizing that the marrying of these two technologies (fuel cells and batteries) will be a winning combination …

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Government Invests in Volvo’s PowerCell Sweden AB

The Swedish government has decided to invest almost $9 million USD into Powercell Sweden AB in which Volvo has a 40-percent stake. The investment will create 100 new jobs over the next 3 years. According to Per Wassén, Chairman of Powercell, “We are busy staffing the company and have received …

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The Hydrogen Infrastructure You May Not Know

Last Friday I talked about how plug-in vehicles lack a recharging infrastructure. Critics of hydrogen autos typically say that there is absolutely no hydrogen infrastructure whatsoever inside the U. S. But, that is not true. While hydrogen autos do lack an adequate refueling infrastructure, there is already some production and …

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NY Times Says Plug-In Cars Lack Infrastructure

This is almost poetic in a sense. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people say (including myself) that hydrogen autos are almost here but a lack of refueling infrastructure is holding them back. Two days ago, the New York Times published an article titled, “Plug-In Cars Are Almost …

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