alternative fuels

Volvo, China, France, California EVs

By | 2017-08-14T13:54:49+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Politics, Volvo|Tags: , , , |

Last week on the Washington Post carchat there were many questions about Volvo's decision to go all electrified by 2019. Why they asked? Why only Electric vehicles? In the face of the G20 conference just held in Hamburg, Germany, where nineteen of the countries in attendance agreed to the Paris Climate Change agreement, the United [...]

Chevy Equinox fuel cell Project Driveway

By | 2017-03-22T08:06:41+00:00 November 18th, 2007|Categories: 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show, Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Emissions, Fuel cells, GM, Hydrogen, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Real world drivers, Ben and Jackie Lee, in front of a Chevy Equinox fuel cell, blogged their way to be part of "Project Driveway," three-month trial period from General Motors. The Lees didn't meet any of the expectations I thought GM was looking for, kids, big fuel bills, lots of commuting. What they [...]

GM partners with A123Systems for Chevy Volt

By | 2016-09-25T20:15:06+00:00 August 10th, 2007|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Chevy, Concept cars, GM, Plugin-electric vehicles, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

From GM: GM and A123Systems to Co-Develop Lithium-Ion Battery Cell for Chevrolet Volt Agreement Speeds Up Development of Chevy Volts Innovative Propulsion System “Breakthrough battery technology will drive future automotive propulsion, and the company that aligns with the best strategic partners will win. That's what is so significant about this deal,” said Bob Lutz, GM [...]

BMW H2 NZEV, Near Zero Emission Vehicle

By | 2017-07-06T14:29:42+00:00 November 6th, 2006|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Hydrogen, Manufacturers, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , |

Watch an overview of the BMW H2 NZEV (Near Zero Emission Vehicle) prototype seven series from Dr. Edgar Berger at the 2006 ZEV (Zero Emission Vehicle) symposium hosted by the California Air Resources Board. Dr. Berger studied physics and received his diploma in 1996 while finishing his Ph.D. in 1999 at the University of Heidelberg [...]