Mercedes Benz F 015 Spied Tooling Around San Francisco

So which is cooler, hydrogen cars or driverless cars? And why can’t we have both? That’s what Mercedes-Benz is saying with their autonomous f 015 fuel cell vehicle. Reddit user SFChillin spotted the car cruising the streets of San Francisco a couple of weekends ago. 7X7.com picked up on the ...

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Shell Opens Hydrogen Fueling Station in Germany

In Hamburg, Germany Shell Deutschland Oil GmbH opened its first CEP approved hydrogen fueling station. The technology for the H2Station was created by H2 Logic. According to H2 Logic, “The fueling station is the first in Germany to obtain a 2014 approval from the Public-Private Clean Energy Partnership (CEP) after ...

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NanoFlowcell QUANTiNO Water Fuel Cell Car Stuff

So, is the nanoFlowcell QUANTiNO a hydrogen fuel cell car or not? This may be a tough call. The vehicle doesn’t use a traditional hydrogen fuel cell with compressed H2 gas and oxygen from the air flowing over the polymer exchange membrane (PEM). Instead the nanoFlowcell uses an ionic liquid ...

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France Fuel Cell Businesses Face Off with Japanese Market

The French say “in your face” when it comes to introducing fuel cells to the Japanese market. Last month I had talked about 5 plug-in hybrid fuel cell Renault Kangoo ZE vehicles with Symbio FCell Range-Extenders rolling out in France. This month, 3 French fuel cell companies, McPhy, PaxiTech and ...

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Halanaerobium Hydrogeninformans Rocks Out H2 Production

Dr. Melanie Mormile, a researchers at Missouri S&T, has discovered that the extreme bacterium halanaerobium hydrogeninformans can produce large amounts of hydrogen under the right conditions. According to Missouri S&T, “Mormile, an expert in the microbial ecology of extreme environments, wasn’t searching for a bacterium that could produce hydrogen. Instead, ...

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Renault Kangoo ZE with Symbio FCell Rolls Out

In France, 5 plug-in hybrid fuel cell Renault Kangoo ZE vehicles have rolled out as part of a rapid launch project aimed at deploying 40 such vehicles. They are calling the fuel cell part of these vehicles “range extenders.” According to the press release on BusinessWire, “Today Symbio FCell announces ...

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First Toyota Mirai Delivered and Hyundai Cuts Prices

On January 15, 2015 Toyota delivered its first production Mirai fuel cell vehicle (pictured above) to Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Handing off the keys was Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda. Mr. Toyoda is quoted saying, “This is a historic step and I’m truly excited. This will be a ...

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