Fuel cells

Where does Hydrogen come from Mommy?

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:21+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Fuel cells, Honda, Hydrogen|Tags: , , |

I remember as a kid going to a farm and milking a cow. The farmer took us to a cylindrical vat and put the milk in the silver jug. He then showed us how the juice from the milk's udder sits and becomes cream and butter. Oil has the same settling effect but needs heat [...]

California officials drives hydrogen highway

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:35+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Fuel cells, Hydrogen, Hyundai, Technology, Toyota, Travel, Video|Tags: , , , , , , |

California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols, along with California Energy Commissioner Janea Scott and GO-Biz Deputy Director of Zero Emissions Vehicle Infrastructure Tyson Eckerle, led a caravan of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs) through the San Joaquin Valley from Santa Monica to Sacramento to highlight the cars' range and [...]

Larry Burns on Sustainability and driverless vehicles on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:09+00:00 June 3rd, 2012|Categories: Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), drivingthenation.com, Fuel cells, lou ann hammond, Robots, Video, youtube.com|

Larry Burns is the Director of Sustainability at Columbia University. Burns took time to talk to Lou Ann hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about driverless vehicles and shared vehicles, a car with a purpose in mind. Infrastructure, including the internet, would be involved. Burns also talks about natural gas as an energy for transportation. How are fuel [...]

How are Volt sales compared to the 24 other alt-power source vehicles?

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:19+00:00 December 11th, 2011|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BMW, Chevy, Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Featured, Ford, Fuel cells, GM, Honda, Hybrids, Hydrogen, Hyundai, Lexus, Lincoln, Manufacturers, Mercedes-Benz, Newsletter, Nissan, Opel, Plugin-electric vehicles, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show, Toyota, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

WardsAuto U.S. Sales of Alternative Power Source Light Vehicles lists twenty-seven vehicles for sale as of November 2011. What are the cars and how is Volt faring compared to the other twenty-six vehicles? The twenty-seven, twenty-five if you don't count the Mercury Milan and the Saturn Aura that are still listed, with the starting MSRP [...]

Bob Lutz on The John Batchelor radio show, Car guys vs. bean counters part 3

By | 2016-09-25T14:19:27+00:00 October 26th, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, Featured, Fuel cells, Hydrogen, Newsletter, Podcasts, Radio, The John Batchelor show|

Bob Lutz talked to John Batchelor about his new book, Car Guys vs. Bean Counters: The Battle for the Soul of American Business. Bob Lutz finishes his radio chat with John Batchelor show. This is the most humorous part of the show as Lutz talks about his Father, and bucky the beaver. Lutz contends that is [...]

Charlie Freese, on the hydrogen budget, on John Batchelor radio show

By | 2016-09-25T20:33:11+00:00 February 15th, 2011|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, DOE (Department of Energy), Featured, Fuel cells, GM, Hydrogen, Manufacturers, Newsletter, Podcasts, Politics, Radio, Technology, The John Batchelor show|Tags: , , , , , |

The United States has no energy policy. Every administration budgets money for it's pet project, leaving the projects from the previous administrations in a lurch. Why? Charlie Freese is General Motor's executive director for fuel cell activities. He was also a keynote speaker at the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy 2011 in Washington DC. How [...]

Charles Freese, GM fuel cells, Chevy Equinox, at the 2011 NAIAS on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:01:39+00:00 January 20th, 2011|Categories: 2011 Detroit auto show (NAIAS), Automotive executives, drivingthenation.com, Fuel cells, GM, Hydrogen, lou ann hammond, Video, youtube.com|

Charles Freese, executive director of General Motors Fuel Cell Activities, talked to me at the 2011 North American International Auto show in Detroit, MI. General Motors has 119 Equinoxs' out on the road, but they are ready for the next step. The infrastructure. They have had to abandon California's hydrogen highway. California ran out of money. [...]

Strolling the floor of the 2010 Geneva auto show

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:18+00:00 March 6th, 2010|Categories: 2010 Geneva Auto Show, Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Aston Martin, Audi, Automobiles and Energy, batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), BMW, BYD, Car shows, carlist.com, Chevy, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Ferrari, Fisker automotive, Ford, Fuel cells, GM, Green cars, Hybrids, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, lou ann hammond, Manufacturers, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Opel, Plugin-electric vehicles, Porsche, Spyker, Subaru, TATA, Technology, Toyota, Video, Volkswagen, Volvo, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , , , |

80th International Motor Show, 2010 Geneva, Switzerland- Stroll with me on the floor of the 2010 Geneva autoshow. In the next four videos you will see: Alfa Romeo 2uettottanta concept by Pininfarina Alfa Romeo Pandion concept by Bertone Alfa Romeo Giulietta Aston Martin Cygnet pre-production concept 2011 Audi A1 Audi A1 E-Tron concept 2011 Audi [...]

Toyota’s politics of advanced technology

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:27+00:00 January 21st, 2010|Categories: 2010 Detroit auto show (NAIAS), Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, batteries, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Car shows, Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), DOE (Department of Energy), Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Emissions, Environment, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Fuel cells, Gas Tax, Green cars, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Technology, Toyota, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , |

2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI - Bill Reinert is the  National Manager, Advanced Technology Group, Toyota Motor Sales USA. I wish everyone would stop and listen to this piece and answer these questions. Reinert talks about the readiness of utility companies, states and government policy. Do we have enough [...]

Bill Reinert, advanced technology for Toyota part two

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:27+00:00 January 21st, 2010|Categories: 2010 Detroit auto show (NAIAS), Alternative Fuels, Alternative vehicles, Auto industry news, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, batteries, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Car shows, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Emissions, Environment, Fuel cells, Green cars, Hybrids, Hydrogen, Manufacturers, Plugin-electric vehicles, Politics, Technology, Toyota, Video, youtube.com, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|

2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Detroit, MI - Bill Reinert is the  National Manager, Advanced Technology Group, Toyota Motor Sales USA. This is the second video in a 30 minute interview. This video talks about the RAV4 that was sold as an electric vehicle and some of the reasons it did fail and [...]