Tagged Alternative Fuel Vehicle

After many false starts, hydrogen power might now bear fruit

By Charley Rattan Platts, Astute New Energy, Bllomberg and now The EconomistConventional wisdom holds that battery-powered cars are the future of motoring. But Hyundai, a big South Korean vehicle-maker, is not so sure. Over the past few months it has been running a worldwide public-relations campaign extolling the virtues of an alternative source of electrical…

Hyundai Santa Fe plug-in hybrid details revealed

By Blagojce Krivevski Hyundai Motor has revealed details of the new Santa Fe’s powertrain line-up, new platform and range of features. The new Santa Fe is the first Hyundai in Europe to go on sale with the new ‘Smartstream’ hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrain. The Santa Fe plug-in hybrid, available in early 2021, comes with…

Daimler Truck to Prepare Series Production of Fuel Cells

Investments are being made in new state-of-the-art facilities covering every single process stage of fuel cell production: from membrane coating and stack manufacturing to the production of fuel cell units. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

2021 Audi Q5 PHEV debuts with sharper design and improved tech

By Blagojce Krivevski Combining sporty driving performance and SUV versatility, the 2021 Audi Q5 model line continues to set a new standard in the luxury SUV segment. The updated Q5 models, including the plug-in hybrid Q5 as well as the SQ5, combine sharper design with excellent every day usability and offer a larger array of…

JCB Unveils World’s First Hydrogen Digger

JCB chairman Lord Bamford and his son Jo, who runs Ryse Hydrogen and Wrightbus, have spent two years working on the construction industry’s first ever hydrogen-powered excavator and a further year testing the prototype. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Voxan Motors Unveils High-Performance Electric Motorcycle Wattman

The Wattman is the first high-performance electric motorcycle made by Voxan, specially designed for our a speed record project. In July 2021, the Voxan Wattman will attempt to set a new world speed record on the Salar de Uyuni salt flat in Bolivia. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Circular Economy for EV Batteries?

By Maria Kiefer “The same McKinsey report found that the supply of second-life EV batteries could surpass 100 gigawatt-hours per year by 2030, with the potential to meet half of the forecast global demand for utility-scale energy storage in that year.”The environmental impact of batteries has always been something about electric vehicles that has caused…

Nikola and Hydrogen Vehicles vs Tesla and Electric Vehicles

By Brian Wang There is a company called Nikola which claims they will sell semi-trucks using hydrogen. Amazingly, with virtually no revenue and no vehicles made, Nikola is worth over $22 billion. They say they will lease the vehicles and get hydrogen for $2 per kilogram. Most have the lowest cost of hydrogen at about…

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