Flexible, paper-based supercapacitor could improve performance of hybrid electric vehicles
Breakthrough in designing cheaper, more efficient catalysts for fuel cells
University of California, Berkeley, chemists are reimagining catalysts in ways that could have a profound impact on the chemical industry as well as on the growing market for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
Supercritical water could lead to biomass-to-fuel conversion on a large scale
Portable tech might provide drinking water, power to villages
Researchers have developed an aluminum alloy that could be used in a new type of mobile technology to convert non-potable water into drinking water while also extracting hydrogen to generate electricity.
Suburban 'pocket airports' proposed
Flying car should be available next year (w/ Video)
New process is promising for hydrogen fuel cell cars
A new process for storing and generating hydrogen to run fuel cells in cars has been invented by chemical engineers at Purdue University.
IBM wants traffic lights to stop your car
Solar Roadways Awarded DOT Contract to Pave Roads with Solar Cells
Germany wants a million electric cars by 2020
The German government unveiled plans Wednesday to get one million electric cars zipping around the country by 2020, offering sweeteners to jump-start national giants like BMW and Volkswagen into action.
Chicago Installs Solar Powered Charging Station for Electric Vehicles
Surveillance vehicles take flight using alternative energy
Nearly undetectable from the ground, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are widely used by the military to scan terrain for possible threats and intelligence. Now, fuel cell powered UAVs are taking flight as ...
Phinergy demonstrates aluminum-air battery capable of fueling an electric vehicle for 1000 miles
Petroleum use, greenhouse gas emissions of automobiles could drop 80 percent by 2050
A new National Research Council report finds that by the year 2050, the U.S. may be able to reduce petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent for light-duty vehicles—cars and small trucks—via a combination ...