The market isn't ready for fuel-cell cars, but Volkswagen is. This is the hydrogen-powered Passat HyMotion.
The world needs a lot more hydrogen refuelling stations before a fuel-cell car makes practical sense, but when the world is ready, Volkswagen has not one but two cars primed for production.
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CNET Car Tech posts photos of the 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.
The California Fuel Cell Partnership sponsors an event to drive 12 fuel cell cars from California to Canada.
The Passat Lingyu is the latest fuel cell vehicle to join the testing program at the California Fuel Cell Partnership in Sacramento, Calif.
Pricey plug-in hybrid conversions offered around the country enable drivers to power on electricity, often doubling the fuel economy.
Is the clean-tech IPO window starting to open? A123 Systems, a lithium-ion battery company spun out of MIT, files paperwork to go public.
Google.org is splitting $2.75 million between Aptera, a maker of electric cars, and ActaCell, which is developing long-lasting lithium-ion batteries.