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European automakers have put their money on diesels to meet regulations there. Thanks to fahrverbote, they could be in trouble.
Magna is shopping around a hydrogen fuel-cell platform as a range extender for battery EVs. It allows a vehicle to recharge its battery on the move.
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As home market to two of the three global carmakers selling hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Japan is understandably optimistic about the outlook for hydrogen-powered cars.
Masaki Tajima is trying to pave a greener hydrogen highway for Japan. And the road starts at a simmering sewage field on the southwestern island of Kyushu.
Imagine a city where houses and businesses have their own on-site fuel cell stacks that turn hydrogen into electricity for lights, dishwashers and vacuum cleaners.
Toyota will test the waters in China for its hydrogen fuel cell Mirai.
Toyota plans to test a heavy-duty truck powered by a hydrogen fuel-cell system at the Port of Los Angeles as part of a feasibility study beginning this summer.
Hyundai Motor Group's eco-car czar, Lee Ki-sang, expects a technological shakeout between 2020 and 2025 that will make clear whether a post-lithium ion battery breakthrough is on the horizon.
The average fuel economy of new light vehicles sold in the U.S. in March rose to 25.2 mpg, up by 0.1 from the 25.1 mpg recorded in January and February.
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