Hydrogen archive

  • Honda joins £31m project to make hydrogen fuel cell cars a road-going reality by 2016
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    Honda joins £31m project to make hydrogen fuel cell cars a road-going reality by 2016

    By 4 April 2014

    A pioneering deal worth £31 million is being signed by Honda, coordinated by the Mayor of London's office, that aims to make hydrogen fuel call cars a reality. The project, named HyFive (Hydrogen For Innovative Vehicles), will be the largest of its kind...

  • Driving the Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell: The world's first production hydrogen fuel cell car
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    Driving the Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell: The world's first production hydrogen fuel cell car

    By 18 July 2013

    "It's right here, it's right now", said Tony Whitehorn, Hyundai UK president and CEO. He wasn't quoting Fat Boy Slim, but talking about hydrogen, which Hyundai is making a serious commitment to as a future fuel for cars, as an alternative to conventional...

  • Horizon Hydrogen car caught on video
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    Horizon Hydrogen car caught on video

    By 4 February 2010

    We first bought you news of the the Horizon H-Cell 2.0 R/C engine back at CES in January, but now the company behind the first hydrogen (toy) car has released video of it in action. The Tamiya TFR416 chassis uses the company's Hydrostik solid hydrogen...

  • Hydrofill: the desktop hydrogen refuelling station
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    Hydrofill: the desktop hydrogen refuelling station

    By 9 January 2010

    You'll soon be able to power your gadgets by water thanks to a new gadget announced at CES in Las Vegas. Horizon, the company behind the first hydrogen (toy) car is to release a fuel cell power station, called the Hydrofill, a device that turns water...

  • NICE unveils the Micro-Vett electric 500 car
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    NICE unveils the Micro-Vett electric 500 car

    By 24 July 2008

    We've seen the MyCar, and the Ze-O, but this is the limited edition Micro-Vett electric 500. This is an electric, eco version of the famous Fiat 500. Price is on application but what we do know is that it's available now, has a 2-year warranty, and is...

  • NICE shows off the Ze-O electric family car
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    NICE shows off the Ze-O electric family car

    By 24 July 2008

    The Government seems to be putting some serious clout behind alternatives to petrol-power for cars, with the PM himself stating last month that a greater take-up of electric and hybrid vehicles would be key to achieving carbon reduction targets. The NICE...

  • NICE Car Company causes an electric storm with the MyCar
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    NICE Car Company causes an electric storm with the MyCar

    By 24 July 2008

    The NICE car company launched to the world at the British International Motor Show 2 years ago, and so it seems apt that the company should return to the event to unveil three new models. The car causing the most buzz was the MyCar, which, with its Italian...

  • NICE Mega City and Mega Multi Truck II give you green driving option
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    NICE Mega City and Mega Multi Truck II give you green driving option

    By 16 April 2007

    Green drivers have just been given two more options this summer with the launch of the Mega City and Mega Multi Truck II from Eco-maker NICE. Coming with the promise of no congestion charge, no car tax and no petrol costs both NICE cars are passenger...

  • Swiss develop fuel-efficient aircraft
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    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...

  • Government  launches CO2 emissions campaign
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    Government launches CO2 emissions campaign

    By 11 March 2007

    The Government has launched a new campaign designed to encourage drivers to reduce their vehicle's carbon dioxide emissions. Launching the first phase of the Act on CO2 campaign, an initiative aimed at tackling climate change, transport minister Gillian...

  • Volvo to revolutionise hybrid and electric car making
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    Volvo to revolutionise hybrid and electric car making

    By 5 December 2006

    Volvo has invested £150,000 in a company that says it has developed am energy-efficient conductor that could revolutionise hybrid and electric car making. The conductor is used, among other things, when battery direct current is converted into alternating...

  • BMW Hydrogen 7 car to be mass market within 5 years
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    BMW Hydrogen 7 car to be mass market within 5 years

    By 12 September 2006

    BMW is likely to be the very first mass-market manufacturer to make a hydrogen-drive car commercially available. After successful completion of a development programme, the BMW Hydrogen 7 - a H-powered version of the 7 Series - has been unveiled. Powered...

  • Microcar-ZENN electric car arrives in the UK
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    Microcar-ZENN electric car arrives in the UK

    By 19 July 2006

    Green motorists out there will have another choice of what car to drive with the announcement that the Microcar-ZENN, an electric car manufactured in France and developed in partnership with Canada’s Feel Good Cars is coming to the UK. Available in...