Turning hydrogen into juice for your phone is as eco-friendly as it gets, but our pictures show the big problem with the Upp fuel cell charger.
Toyota isn't exactly pricing its first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to move. But it does appear to be price competitive with the Tesla Model S.
At CES in Las Vegas, Toyota's Bob Carter shows a company mockup of its foray into hydrogen-based cars and discusses the challenges, getting the price down, and creating a viable refeuling infrastructure.
We'd love to recommend this innovative technology, but at this early stage the Upp fuel cell charger is just too cumbersome and too expensive.
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While all the light has been shining on hybrids, plug-ins, and battery electric cars, another kind of electric car has been making hay. We check out hydrogen fuel cell cars.
Toyota has unveiled plans to sell a clean and green hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in the US next year. CNET talks with a GM exec about the challenge of competing.
The Japanese government is getting behind fuel-cell vehicles in a big way. This follows recent comments from a Toyota executive that battery-powered cars are not the future of long-range alternative fuel cars.
Toyota and Honda are eying 2015 launches of consumer fuel cell vehicles, a source tells Nikkei, adding that prices could go as low as $30,000 by the next decade.
The hydrogen-powered charger for mobile phones and tablets will hit the US market in early 2014, Intelligent Energy announces at CES.
The car company on Monday talks up its bet for electric cars, which it plans to launch in California next year.