Sales of electric cars draining CVRP bank in California

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) reports that funding is needed for the five million electric vehicles projected to come online. While that might be a good problem to have, it needs to be addressed. What are the options for balancing the rebate program? Could California offer to pay a dollar rebate or access to [...]

HYUNDAI DELIVERS FIRST 2019 NEXO FUEL CELL SUV

Geek geeks out over Hyundai fuel cell Keyes Hyundai in Van Nuys, California, handles the first delivery in the U.S. market Former scientist and chemist from Ventura enhances his environmentally-friendly lifestyle with the zero-emissions, technological flagship NEXO SUV VAN NUYS, Calif., Dec. 28, 2018 – Hyundai today delivered its first NEXO fuel cell SUV to [...]

By |2020-06-23T14:39:09-07:00December 27th, 2018|Categories: Fuel cells, Hydrogen, Hyundai|Tags: , |0 Comments

Hyundai’s Fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) Vision 2030

FCEV hydrogen Vision 2030 plan [tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="62"] * Fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) Vision 2030 highlights Hyundai Motor Group (HMG)’s commitment to accelerate the development of a hydrogen society * HMG to expand its leadership in hydrogen technology beyond the transportation sector * HMG to explore new businesses to supply fuel-cell systems to manufacturers of [...]

By |2020-04-08T10:33:12-07:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Fuel cells, Hydrogen|Tags: , |0 Comments

The argument for ZEV vehicles in California

I was having a discussion with an acquaintance recently about zero emission vehicles and the how dirty the Fresno/Bakersfield area is. He rightly noted that transportation is light-duty vehicles are just a fraction of the emissions in those counties. He said he was not making a case for either Electric Vehicles nor hydrogen, and said [...]

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric ~ fuel for life

Fuel for Life [tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="60"] Hyundai gets it - people don't want to sit in their bathroom and drive down the highway, they want to sit in their posh living room while driving down the road. Whether it is an alternative powertrain or not, people want luxury in their car. The price of the average [...]

California Electric Vehicle Sales Increase

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California green vehicle market continues to experience growth throughout the state, especially with increasing electric vehicles sales which now make up 3.1 percent of total new vehicle sales year to date, an increase from 2.4 percent this time last year. However, according to the California Green Vehicle Report, the overall California [...]

Bosch ~ Private, Profitable, and electrified

"We are in an era of transformation. I would argue that transformation is impacting the auto industry more than any other (industry). The automotive industry is currently the epicenter of innovation. Autonomous vehicles, electrified mobility, and ubiquitous connectivity are expected to transform the entire concept of transportation." Mike Mansuetti, president of Robert Bosch LLC There [...]

2018 list of Plug-in hybrids, EVs, FCEVs

Electrify America 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. [...]

John Batchelor – does GM have the will to be ZEV?

In 2004, John Batchelor drove a Hydrogen3 in Central Park; Tavern on the Green to be specific. Soon after that, the Hydrogen fuel cell seemed to wither away, and all traces, including the Tavern on the Green, went by the wayside. This week John Batchelor and I talked about the resurgence of General Motor's zero-emission [...]

2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Vehicle FCX

A fuel cell vehicle [tribulant_slideshow gallery_id="51"] Not everyone is going to be able to drive a fuel cell vehicle (FCV), but for the people that can, the Honda Clarity has a great deal for you. For those that can purchase a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) or Electric Vehicle (BEV) hold tight, only Honda has [...]

By |2020-06-04T14:30:43-07:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Fuel cells, Honda, Hydrogen|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments