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Photos: Volkswagen HyMotion fuel cell vehicle

CNET Car Tech posts photos of the Volkswagen HyMotion fuel cell vehicle.

By June 12, 2008


Photos: Volkswagen HyMotion fuel cell vehicle

Volkswagen showed off its fourth-generation fuel cell research vehicle in San Francisco. This vehicle, built into Volkswagen's new Tiguan crossover model, uses hydrogen to create electricity, providing power for the car's electric drive motor. It also has a lithium ion battery pack for extra electricity storage.

7 Images By June 12, 2008


Car Tech Live 159: The latest Prius incident--a turnaround for Toyota? (podcast)

The "San Diego Incident" may change the Prius woes; Ford readies a brand new high-tech police interceptor; a black box recorder may be coming to your next car; and we drive the 2010 Mini Cooper S and love it--eventually.

By March 12, 2010


Want a plug-in hybrid? Get in line for a battery

Battery maker A123 systems is offering an "upgrade" of a Toyota Prius to a plug-in hybrid. Depending on driving conditions, drivers can get over 100 miles per gallon.

By April 28, 2008


Trivia question: How many plug-in hybrids have been made?

Plug-in hybrids are great. But they aren't easy to find.

By June 19, 2007


Fuel cell cars hit the road

The California Fuel Cell Partnership sponsors an event to drive 12 fuel cell cars from California to Canada.

By May 21, 2009


Volkswagen's newest import is a fuel cell prototype

The Passat Lingyu is the latest fuel cell vehicle to join the testing program at the California Fuel Cell Partnership in Sacramento, Calif.

By February 23, 2009


Will A123 get into plug-n-play plug-in hybrids?

Hot battery maker in deal to get battery installer.

By April 26, 2007


Hybrid makeovers help owners dump the pump

Pricey plug-in hybrid conversions offered around the country enable drivers to power on electricity, often doubling the fuel economy.

By August 13, 2008


Google philanthropy funds Aptera and ActaCell

Google.org is splitting $2.75 million between Aptera, a maker of electric cars, and ActaCell, which is developing long-lasting lithium-ion batteries.

By July 23, 2008