Honda will be moving beyond hydrogen fuel cells with its Clarity line

Automaker is bringing more vehicles to the Clarity line that will be environmentally friendly Japanese automaker Honda has plans to expand beyond hydrogen fuel cells with its Clarity line of vehicles. The company has plans to launch its next generation Clarity Fuel Cell Vehicle later this year, but will also be introducing a new electric vehicles and hybrid Clarity model in 2017. The all-electric version of this vehicle is expected to make its first appearance in the commercial market next year, though it will likely have a limited release. Hydrogen…

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Kia Australia shows favor for hydrogen fuel cells

Kia Australia believes that fuel cells could be the future of clean transportation Kia Australia may have plans to pursue hydrogen fuel cell technology in the coming years. General Manager Damien Meredith has shown strong support for fuel cell technology, noting that parent company Hyundai has found success in using these energy systems to power a new generation of clean vehicles. Hyundai brought its first fuel cell vehicle to the market some time ago and has seen interest in fuel cells grow over the past several months, especially as drivers…

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Clean vehicles may soon dominate China’s car market

Emissions standards could force automakers to sell only clean vehicles in China China is one of the largest markets in the world for new vehicles, but automakers may soon be forced to abandon conventional models in order to comply with the country’s emissions regulations. Many of China’s largest cities have been choked with air pollution, which has been linked to serious health issues for many residents. In order to fight air pollution, the Chinese government is focusing more heavily on promoting clean transportation, which is creating pressure on automakers to…

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Hyundai to test self-driving cars powered by hydrogen fuel in Nevada

South Korean automaker receives license to test self-driving cars in the US Hyundai has received a testing license in the United States, allowing the automaker to begin experimenting with autonomous vehicles in the country. The license will allow Hyundai to test four self-driving cars, two of which will be powered by hydrogen fuel. The tests will be held in Nevada, with experiments likely to begin in the coming months. Hyundai has become one of the first automakers to receive a license to test autonomous vehicles in the United States. Two…

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Toyota may be making more hydrogen fuel cars

Mirai could be the first step in a larger initiative coming from Toyota Toyota’s Mirai may be the first of many fuel cell vehicles that the automaker has plans to release in the commercial market. The chief Mirai engineer for Totota, Yoshikazu Tanaka, believes that the Mirai will spawn several other vehicles that are equipped with hydrogen fuel cells. The Mirai was recently launched in Japan and select markets in California, but has already found significant success among consumers. As such, Toyota sees a promising future in clean transportation. Automaker…

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