Honda set to launch the Clarity Fuel Cell before the end of the year

Honda is releasing its new fuel cell vehicle before 2016 comes to a close Honda has plans to launch its new fuel cell vehicle, the Clarity Fuel Cell, before the end of this year and the first three of these vehicles have already received their license plates. The Clarity Fuel Cell is considered one of the most fuel efficient vehicles in the United States, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA has given the Clarity fuel Cell with a range rating of 366 miles and the vehicle can travel…

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Honda unveils new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle ahead of major event

Honda has showcased its new fuel cell vehicle ahead of the Tokyo Motor Show Honda has unveiled its new production fuel cell vehicle ahead of the Tokyo Motor Show. The automaker was expected to show off the new vehicle at the event, but has decided to do so early in order to generate more interest. The vehicle does not yet have an official name, but it will be equipped with hydrogen fuel cell technology that Honda has helped develop. During the Tokyo Motor Show, Honda will be demonstrating the technology…

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Honda prepares to show off new hydrogen fuel cell car

Honda will be showing off its new prototype fuel cell vehicle in Japan Japanese automaker Honda will be showcasing new vehicles at the Tokyo Motor Show near the end of October. The company’s new prototype fuel cell vehicle will be on display during the event, which may be close to the final production version of the vehicle that will be released in the near future. Honda will also show off an autonomous concept vehicle, which shows that the automaker is taking a greater interest in the potential that self-driving vehicles…

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Honda plans to bring new hydrogen fuel vehicle to market by 2020

Automakers intends to bring a new fuel cell vehicle to the commercial market in the near future Honda has announced that it will begin selling new hydrogen fuel cell cars in the commercial market by 2020. The automaker was one of the first in the industry to actually make a fuel cell vehicle available to consumers. The FCX Clarity, as it is called, was available in limited supply and only for lease. The Clarity experienced modest success, as there was not a significant fuel infrastructure established that could support it.…

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Honda to demonstrate new fuel cell vehicle at upcoming auto show

Honda will show off its latest fuel cell vehicle Honda is preparing to demonstrate its next generation fuel cell vehicle at the North American International Auto Show in the coming week. The automaker first unveiled the new fuel cell vehicle in Japan last year, where it received strong praise. During the unveiling in Japan, Honda also announced that it would be working with FirstElement Fuel to build new hydrogen fuel stations in California. Currently, the United States is home to 13 hydrogen fuel stations that are open to the public,…

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Honda to showcase its new hydrogen fuel concept car at auto show

Honda will be showing off its FCV Concept at the North American International Auto Show Honda is prepared to showcase its new fuel cell concept vehicle at the North American International Auto Show next year. Called the FCV Concept, the vehicle exists as the next iteration of Honda’s clean vehicle, the FCX Clarity. Honda was the first to launch a commercial hydrogen-powered vehicle in 2008, and the company has been devising plans for future vehicles equipped with fuel cells since that time. New concept car features a fashionable design, but…

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Toyota to release production fuel cell vehicle in January 2015

Japanese automaker announces plans to release its new fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai Toyota will be the next automaker to launch its production fuel cell vehicle in January 2015. The new vehicle, called Mirai, has been in development for several years and is equipped with Toyota’s proprietary hydrogen fuel cell technology. Toyota has been aggressively promoting the benefits that fuel cells have over traditional batteries, claiming that these energy systems could be the future of clean transportation. Several other automakers share this belief and plan to release their own in…

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Honda opens new hydrogen fuel station in the UK

New hydrogen station launched by Honda, with the help of solar energy Honda has opened a new hydrogen fuel station in the United Kingdom. The automaker claims that it is the first fuel station of its kind that can produce commercial volumes of hydrogen, using solar energy to do so. The company has been investing in the development of a working hydrogen infrastructure in its favored markets, such as the United Kingdom and the U.S., in order to prepare for the eventual launch of its fuel cell vehicles. Solar power…

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Celebrities show support for hydrogen fuel cells in transpiration

Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson take a fuel cell vehicle through Death Valley Hydrogen-powered vehicles are gaining more attention in the U.S. and the hype being built behind clean transportation is being aided by celebrities. The Toyota Prius and the Honda FCX Clarity have found support, and a higher degree of attention from consumers, as celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio and Jamie Lee Curtis promote them. The Mercedes B-Class F-Cell vehicle has also won the approval of two celebrities. Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson have voiced their support for the vehicle…

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Honda unveils new iteration of its hydrogen fuel vehicle

Honda continues push toward hydrogen fuel Japanese automaker Honda has been preparing for the inevitable launch of hydrogen-powered vehicles around the world. The company has been investing in developing the infrastructure required to support these vehicles while also making efforts to resolve the price and efficiency issues that are common with fuel cell technology. The automaker already has significant experience with hydrogen-powered vehicles, having launched its FCX Clarity in 2008. Now, the automaker has unveiled what is expected to be the next generation of its hydrogen fuel vehicle. New vehicle…

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Honda FCX Clarity a surprise backup energy system powered by hydrogen and solar energy

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Honda hydrogen powered car goes hybrid. Honda has announced plans to upgrade its FCX Clarity’s energy system into a hybrid of hydrogen and solar power. The Clarity was released four years ago and has been powered entirely by hydrogen fuel throughout that time. Honda believes that a hybrid energy system will make the vehicle more appealing to consumers and will establish the Clarity as one of the leading alternative energy vehicles currently available. The hybrid system does not serve a singular purpose, however, and the Clarity may be a very…

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell now available to the U.S. market

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Mercedes-Benz has been spending the better part of two years promoting hydrogen fuel. In 2010, the automaker embarked on a world tour, in which it took its B-Class F-Cell hydrogen-powered vehicle to various locations as a way to show off how viable fuel cells really are. Like most other automakers, Mercedes-Benz expected its vehicles to be released at some point in 2013, at the earliest. The company seems to be well ahead of schedule, as it has recently announced that its B-Class F-Cell is now available to the U.S. market.…

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UK’s first hydrogen refueling station to open in September of this year, thanks to Honda

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The United Kingdom’s first commercial hydrogen fueling station is scheduled to open in Swindon this September. The station will take root at Honda’s South Marston plant and will be open for public use at all hours of the day. Honda boasts as the first car manufacturer to introduce a fuel cell vehicle to the commercial market in the form of the FCX Clarity. The fueling station is a major step forward in the UK’s efforts to establish an infrastructure that will support hydrogen powered transportation. Forward Swindon, an organization focused…

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Honda’s hydrogen powered FCX in first “pace”

Honda has announced that their hydrogen powered FCX Clarity will be their pace car for the 2011 Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, Florida. This marks the first time a hydrogen powered vehicle will be used to pace the IZOD IndyCar Series in the U.S. As the pace car, the FCX Clarity will lead competitors through a challenging waterfront circuit in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg. The FCX Clarity is currently only available on a limited retail basis in Southern California and is one of Honda’s key components in…

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