Latest Hydrogen fuel Stories

2008-07-09 21:00:28

By Richard Hammond THE performance of electric cars has been dismal. They really are little more than milk floats. But more pressing is why they have sprung into existence in the first place - the emissions. Not from the car but the means by which the electricity is produced.

2008-07-01 00:14:20

By Lawrence T. Beckerle It's a little amusing to listen to West Virginia politicians and editors speak out against the federal subsidies to produce more biofuels. More than that, it's sad because it's a sure sign that they don't understand what is going on.

2008-06-16 13:53:49

Honda has become the first car manufacturer to rollout its line of zero-emission, hydrogen fuel-cell powered cars for commercial production.

2008-04-04 16:57:20

For the first time in aviation history, a manned aircraft has flown powered only by hydrogen fuel cells.

2008-03-19 15:00:00

A public-private effort to develop technologies for more fuel-efficient automobiles and to investigate the feasibility of hydrogen-based vehicles has made significant progress in most research areas, says a new report from the National Research Council.

2008-03-09 00:00:00

The wireless industry is among the latest to consider "going green" to reduce their impact on the environment and potentially cut costs. Wireless operators are looking to new energy sources such as wind turbines and solar panels to power cell towers.

2008-03-04 00:00:00

In an effort to stem pollution and global warming, the Japanese are beginning to use hydrogen fuel cells to power their homes. Developers say the hydrogen fuel cells generate only two-thirds the pollution produced with conventional electricity generation.

2007-01-23 15:50:00

In a breakthrough that could make fuel cells practical for such small machines as lawnmowers and chainsaws, researchers have developed a new mechanism to efficiently control hydrogen fuel cell power.

2006-05-10 17:50:16

Scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs will be able to vie for a grand prize of $10 million, and smaller prizes reaching millions of dollars, under House-passed legislation to encourage research into hydrogen as an alternative fuel.

2006-02-15 03:25:00

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Mazda Motor Corp. said on Wednesday it will begin leasing a dual-fuel car that can run on both hydrogen and gasoline in the auto industry's latest effort to reduce oil consumption in vehicles.

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