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Mercedes-Benz Is Done Chasing The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Dream

April 23rd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz is killing its hydrogen car development due to high costs of the technology. Daimler has been working on fuel-cell vehicles for almost as long as I have been alive in hopes of creating a zero-emissions vehicle with the perfect amount of range


Battle For Title Of World’s Largest Electric Vehicle

March 2nd, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

The world's largest electric vehicle (EV) is a 45-ton mining dump truck nicknamed eDumper, but it may soon have to give up its title. There's a new big boy in town, a hybrid vehicle that is powered by both electricity and a reserve of hydrogen fuel. The fuel cell EV will start its test runs at the Mogalakwena platinum group metals mining operation in South Africa this year


Hydrogen Is Going To Lose The Race On The Rhine

February 12th, 2020 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

Most people in the renewable energy ecosphere know that battery electric mobility is ahead of hydrogen fuel cell mobility. Many people are also aware that progress in battery technology is going faster than in hydrogen fuel cell technology


Nikola Motors Locks In Ulm, Germany As The Production Site For The Nikola TRE

February 11th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Nikola Motors has partnered with IVECO to establish the manufacturing hub for its first production vehicle in Ulm, Germany. The facility will produce both the battery electric and fuel cell electric versions of the the company's cab-over heavy duty truck for the European market, the Nikola


Updated! The Nikola Motor Badger Will Have 600 Mile Range & Arrive As A Battery Electric & Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

February 10th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Today, Nikola Motors unveiled a new electric truck, the Badger. The vehicle is still in the early stages of development, but the company is working on a battery electric version and a hydrogen fuel cell electric configuration that can also recharge its onboard battery from the grid. The Badger will hit the market with a 600 mile (965 km) range and a 0–60 mph time of 2.9 seconds


Green New Deals For The World Are Green Good Deals

December 29th, 2019 | by Mark Z. Jacobson

The Earth is rapidly approaching 1.5°C global warming, air pollution kills over 7 million people worldwide each year, and diminishing fossil fuel resources portend social instability. Yet, recently, world leaders at the United Nations Madrid climate talks failed to agree on a path forward. The core of the problem is the belief by some leaders that solving global warming will be expensive and drain the economy of their country. However, new research indicates that this belief is incorrect


Nikola & Iveco Partner To Bring The Battery Electric Nikola TRE To The EU

December 3rd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The Nikola Corporation is making a push into the EU with partner trucking company IVECO after the pair showed off the design model of the battery electric version of the Nikola TRE for European customers. Launching the battery electric Nikola TRE gives Nikola a bridge to the hydrogen-powered future the team envisions as the reality of the investment and lead time required for hydrogen to manifest in the global transportation marketplace are realized


Nikola Pushes Deeper Into Battery Electric Vehicles With Next Generation Battery Tech

November 19th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The Nikola Motor Company dropped a bomb on the electric vehicle industry today with news of a pending acquisition of a team that has developed next generation battery technology. The news comes with claims of a cathode with 4 times the energy density of today's lithium-ion cells, lasts for 2,000 cycles, and at a cell cost of 50% less than today's lithium-ion cells


Hyundai & Kia Roll Out Meh Electric Vehicle News ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

November 14th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

There's been a lot of electric vehicle news lately. Unfortunately, some of it doesn't make the cut here for its own individual coverage. Hyundai and Kia have rolled out some minor electric vehicle updates that we just couldn't get to, for example. I'll quickly run down 3 news items


Takeaways from the Clean Fuels Summit in New Orleans

October 25th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Louisiana Clean Fuels and Clean Cities Coalition recently teamed up to bring the Clean Fuels Summit to New Orleans. This was an event that landed me in the Harrah's Casino Hotel by the Riverwalk, where I could hear the blasts from the river cruises nearby. On the evening before the summit, LCF held an awards ceremony where Executive Director Ann Vail honored several partners and businesses that help to advance the nation’s environmental, economic, and energy security by supporting local actions to diversify transportation fuel options


Renault Loses Its Marbles, Dissolved In Hydrogen

October 22nd, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

I am probably the biggest Renault fanboy among the contributors to this site. That I feel compelled to write a scathing comment on the latest Renault plans for zero-emission vehicles is something I did not see coming. Renault is going with a hybrid strategy of both hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and 100% battery electric vehicles. I have tried to come up with a rational explanation to do this


Tesla Owners, UPS, & Others Awarded By Louisiana Clean Fuels

October 19th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

It was a mild and breezy evening on Fulton Street Alley in New Orleans, where several supporters and stakeholders who hope to make a difference in the world via alternative fuels came together for an award ceremony presented by Louisiana Clean Fuels (LCF)


Toyota Passes On EVs In Favor Of Hybrids & Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

October 18th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Toyota's presentations at the e-volution event focused on a dual prong approach to alternative fuel vehicles. For the near term, Toyota will focus on extending its hybrid and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle technology into new segments, extending the technologies horizontally across its lineup in the



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