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Hydrogen powered vehicles are a catastrophe in waiting

February 23rd, 2014 at 7:40 am » Comments (10)

[caption id="attachment_1479" align="aligncenter" width="450"] A compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle explodes.[/caption] Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles pose serious safety hazards towards public safety. No, I'm not being paid by the anti-hydrogen lobby (is ...more »

Toyota Cancels its Hydrogen Fuel Cell Program

January 12th, 2014 at 2:51 am » Comments (1)

Hydrogen fuel cells have always been a gamble. From alarmingly high running high costs to a lack of refilling stations, the fuel has never really had a chance compared to ...more »

Holy electric car Batman, Pope 2.0 has arrived!

September 10th, 2012 at 9:17 am » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_994" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="The Pope\'s New Renault \"Kangoo Maxi\" Minivan"][/caption] Pope Benedict the 16th has been dubbed "the green pope" for his environmental actions and planet-themed speeches. Since he was ...more »

Bob Lutz: The future of electric cars is more range and less cost

September 8th, 2012 at 12:53 am » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_991" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="BMW\'s all electric i3. Not terribly impressive, but it\'s a good start."][/caption] If you believe Bob Lutz, in 40 years from now we'll all be driving around ...more »

US waves goodbye to the gas-guzzlers

September 3rd, 2012 at 9:12 am » Comments (1)

[caption id="attachment_988" align="aligncenter" width="537" caption="Adapt or expire: A big ultimatum for vehicle manufacturers"][/caption] America has put a use-by date on its fuel-hungry fleet. The Obama Administration has finalised the regulations that ...more »

Why Would Anyone Run A Car on Sunshine?

September 2nd, 2012 at 2:01 am » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_984" align="aligncenter" width="398" caption="Loud & Proud: This Truck Runs on Sunshine "][/caption] US Citizen Stephen Weitz lists four things prompted him to buy an electric truck and charge it with ...more »

UK Tidal Generator Generates 100MWh of Renewable Electricity

October 30th, 2011 at 12:16 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="attachment_858" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Prototype delivers 100 MWh of power to the grid"][/caption] The UK's fledgling tidal energy sector marked an impressive milestone this week after Rolls-Royce confirmed that its prototype ...more »