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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


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


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


Battery maker A123 Systems files to go public

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.

By August 8, 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


A123 Systems plugs lithium-ion batteries into power grid

First power tools, then cars and planes, and now the power grid. A123 is now working with utilities for "grid stabilization," or short-term storage.

By June 24, 2008


Green news harvest: Obama's energy plan, plug-in hybrid changes how you drive

V2Green makes the grid smarter for cars; bioplastics in Mazdas; ethanol stocks get clobbered; reality check on Honda's fuel cell vehicles; the importance of stream data monitoring; and a cloudy clean-tech forecast.

By June 17, 2008