Could this hydrogen powered Toyota be greener than a Tesla?

Elon Musk’s machines may hog the limelight, but the fuel-cell powered Toyota Mirai is probably the most technologically advanced car you can buy. When it comes to tomorrow’s cars, today, Tesla’s get all the glory.  Fast, sleek and zero-emissions – what’s not to like? But such so-called Battery Electric Vehicles […]

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Japan Bets on a Hydrogen-Fueled Future

The auto-making country hopes to craft a transportation future powered by fuel cells Japan is betting big on hydrogen and wants the rest of the world to join in. In March, the country’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry set a target of 40,000 hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles on its roads […]

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Why Hydrogen Fuel Will Only Get Greener

What do Walmart, Toyota, Hyundai, FedEx, Lowe’s, and many other well-known companies have in common? They have either pursued or have implemented hydrogen fuel technologies in order to reduce their carbon footprint and improve energy efficiencies. In fact, according to a recent report by the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy […]

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Fuel-cell vehicles caught in a Catch-22

Joe Cargnelli drives Ontario’s first and only fuel-cell vehicle — a Hyundai Tucson compact SUV. After five weeks, he’s impressed: The Tucson has plenty of power and a top speed of 160 kilometres an hour, he notes. With little engine vibration, it’s relaxing to drive — “so smooth, it feels […]

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Toyota Wants Others To Follow Its Hydrogen Blueprint

Are hydrogen-powered cars the more effective alternative than electric vehicles? Toyota thinks so. And the automaker continues to spur along other automakers to follow its blueprint for a “hydrogen society.” After releasing upwards of 5,600 patents for fuel-cell technology last year, Toyota continues to mash the dash in imploring other […]

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Despite Tesla's success, Toyota hypes hydrogen cars

Toyota pushes for hydrogen alternative DETROIT — Despite all the hoopla over Tesla’s andGeneral Motors’ long-range electric cars, Toyota is still making the case for hydrogen as a better alternative. Toyota Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada, known as the father of the Prius hybrid, believes hydrogen fuel cell cars have the greatest […]

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