Fast-fill hydrogen fueling station enabling zero emission transportation
The Hawai'i Natural Energy Institute (HNEI) has commissioned a "Fast-Fill" high-pressure hydrogen fueling station at the Marine Corps Base Hawai'i (MCBH), Kaneohe Bay. This state-of-the-art station was developed ...
Fuel-saving software could be used in GM vehicles
GM Ventures is optimistic that its 2012 equity investment in Silicon Valley-based startup Tula Technology will result in a revolutionary new fuel economy technology that could be deployed in future gasoline ...
Toyota to start sales of fuel cell car next month
There will only be a few hundred, and they won't be cheap, but Toyota is about to take its first small step into the unproven market for emissions-free, hydrogen-powered vehicles.
New silicon carbide power semiconductor to improve hybrid vehicle fuel efficiency by 10 percent
Toyota Motor, in collaboration with Denso Corporation, has developed a silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductor for use in automotive power control units (PCUs). Toyota will begin test driving vehicles fitted ...
Hyundai to market hydrogen vehicle next year (Update)
For years, the joke in the auto industry was that a mass-produced car that runs on hydrogen was always a decade away.
Scottish startup looking to turn whisky dregs into biobutanol
Toyota's hybrid vehicle sales pass 5 million
Toyota's global sales of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles have surpassed 5 million in a milestone for a technology that was initially greeted with skepticism.
New congestion-minimization technology tested
Honda Motor conducted public-road testing of its new traffic congestion-minimization technology in Indonesia and verified the effectiveness of the technology in delaying the development of congestion, and ...
Ferrari and McLaren unveil hybrid supercars
Hybrids aren't just for fuel economy any more. Ferrari and McLaren both on Tuesday unveiled sleek hybrid supercars sculpted from carbon fiber at the Geneva Motor Show.
New technology to join steel and aluminum with world's first application to the door panel of mass production vehicles
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced that it has newly developed a technology to join steel and aluminum and applied it to enable adoption of aluminum for an outer door panel, which has conventionally been ...
Toyota, BMW working on new battery technology
Toyota Motor Corp. and BMW Group are working together on next-generation batteries for green vehicles called "lithium-air" as their collaboration, first announced in late 2011, moves ahead in fuel cells, ...
Chevy Volt goes upscale in new electric Cadillac (Update)
General Motors is trying to take the Chevrolet Volt's electric technology upscale with a new Cadillac.
Carbon fiber technology that could deliver more fuel-efficient vehicles
Ford Motor Company today demonstrated a prototype carbon fiber bonnet that could help lower fuel consumption for Ford customers.
Toyota plans expanded range of hybrids (Update)
Toyota Motor Corp. is boosting its green vehicle lineup, with plans for 21 new hybrids in the next three years, a new electric car later this year and a fuel cell vehicle by 2015 in response to growing demand ...