Fuel-cell archive

  • Swiss develop fuel-efficient aircraft
    Gadgets

    Swiss develop fuel-efficient aircraft

    By 10 April 2007

    If you're hoping to escape road congestion it might not be long before you'll have your own aircraft. A group of Swiss aeronautical designers have successfully flown their Hyfish prototype after five years of development. With plans to begin work on a...

  • Suzuki unveil fuel cell-powered wheelchair
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    Suzuki unveil fuel cell-powered wheelchair

    By 6 November 2006

    Suzuki has unveiled a wheelchair powered by fuel cell technology that uses methanol as a fuel source. Designed to be swift on its wheels, the wheelchair is fairly compact at 1200mm long, 650mm wide, and 1000mm tall. Its tank holds about 4 litres of fuel,...

  • Cars

    Fuel-Cell GMs On The Way - by 2015

    By 18 September 2006

    General Motors says it will have a fuel-cell vehicle in production by 2015 at the latest. Ailing car giant GM - owners of Saab, Vauxhall, Chevrolet and more - will use some of the $9 billion it is saving from various cost-cutting measures such as plant...