Shell, Toyota, Charlie and renewable hydrogen

By | 2018-04-25T11:05:39+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Hydrogen, Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Make the Future, Toyota|Tags: , |

Thirteen-year-old Charlie from Loma Verde was in the hydrogen Linde booth at the STEM tent. The tent was set up for the children from schools all over Northern California at the Shell Eco-Marathon make the future event. I was listening to Charlie talk to the Linde hydrogen representative, "You can't get hydrogen from the air," [...]

BEV wins Shell Eco-marathon – winners going to London

By | 2018-04-24T08:27:46+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Diesel, electricity, Hydrogen, Racing, Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Make the Future|Tags: |

Formula 1 already has an electric race, and a competition using only internal combustion engines, but the real race for all energies is the Shell Eco-marathon make the future race. The contest has many rules, but the most intriguing is that each team can decide what type of energy they want to run in their [...]

2018 list of Plug-in hybrids, EVs, FCEVs

By | 2018-04-17T12:02:29+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, electric vehicles (EV), Fuel cells, Plugin-electric vehicles, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

There were over 500,000 electrified vehicles on America's roads in 2015. While that is a significant increase from the 70,000 in 2012, it is still less than projected. EV sales are increasing, up over 37% in 2016. This year there will be more PHEV and EV SUVs on the market, than ever before. History shows [...]