hydrogen fuel cell

  • Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell trucks put to work in Port of LA pilot

    Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell trucks put to work in Port of LA pilot

    Toyota has hydrogen fuel cell transport trucks that generate no local emissions, and that have 670 horsepower and an 80,000-pound total weight capacity. The powertrain includes two of Toyota’s Mirai fuel cells, and a 12kWh battery charged by the cells. Toyota is now running a concept version of the truck along pilot routes that run around 200 miles per day, moving goods between depots in… Read More

  • Embedded fuel cells power smartphones for a week… and could run the world Crunch Network

    Embedded fuel cells power smartphones for a week… and could run the world

    People love their smartphones but hate poor battery life. We love having access to the world’s information at our fingertips but tire of the need to constantly plug in to the world’s electricity grid. The recharging model of batteries fails us — the marketplace is ready for a new approach to portable power. Read More

  • America's First Pipeline-Fed, Hydrogen Fueling Station Now Open In Los Angeles

    America’s first pipeline-fed, retail hydrogen fueling station opened in Torrance, California, within Los Angeles county on Tuesday. The station will provide hydrogen for fuel cell and hybrid vehicles in the area. It was built through a joint effort by Toyota, Air Products and Shell alternative energies, with funding from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) and the U.S. Read More

  • Samsung: Hydrogen fuel cell phones as early as 2010?

    Fuel cell technology is creating a new but interesting technology, and in the near future hydrogen fuel cells might power everything. Samsung is confident cellphones will be one of the first things on the list to go hydrogen, and says that such cellphones might be in your hands in less than two years. In theory, you could add water to your phone and it would work for 10 hours of standby… Read More

  • Airbus A320 to have hydrogen fuel cells, will lower jet fuel consumption

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    Actual size European aircraft manufacturer Airbus will use hydrogen fuel cells to augment its internal electrical system on its A320. Since it’s a fuel cell, the only waste product will be water, which in turn will be used for the plane’s own ends. The generated water means aircraft won’t have to take additional water with them… Read More