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Aston Martin Hybrid-Hydrogen Rapide S to Debut at Nürburgring

April 17, 2013 / No Comments

British sports car manufacturer Aston Martin is all set to become the pioneer in hybrid-hydrogen technology. The company has announced its new Hybrid-Hydrogen Rapide S race car that is expected to debut at this year's ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring in Germany next month. Hybrid-Hydrogen Rapide S is based on Aston Martin's new four-door, four-seat sports car Rapide S and ...

RoboJelly Generates Own Energy [Video]

March 27, 2012 / No Comments

Robots are much more than machines that ease our work. The latest addition to the entertainment/productivity cadre from the robotic world is the RoboJelly 2.0. This version features a self driving system that generates its own energy from hydrogen. Hydrogen is made available from the water in which it is swimming and that makes it a jaw dropping innovation. Previous versions ...

Lexus LFA-h Pumps Hydrogen for the Street [Video]

March 6, 2012 / No Comments

Hydrogen is difficult to store, and vehicles running on hydrogen are machines of the future. We have been seeing such a statement in automobile magazines over the past 5 years. But it looks like those statements now need to be re-written as Toyota’s luxury wing is ready to roll out their Lexus LFA-h. Yes, this beast runs on hydrogen and ...

Hydrogen-Fuelled Racing Car Forze IV Ready to Hit the Track

July 13, 2011 / No Comments

July 9th was not just another day for the environmentalists and students at Delfts University of Technology. For, it was this day that they uncovered the foremost student-designed and built hydrogen racing car in The Hague. Christened ‘Forze IV’’ , this very novel and eco friendly concept was made into reality by the students at of the university based in ...

Fuel Cell Technology Finally Coming to the Market? Horizon Think So

January 4, 2010 / 1 Comment

Fuel cell technology has been discussed for years, but it seems that this year may finally mark the introduction of it to the public. Horizon have been hinting about various products that utilize such technology for a while now - and while their latest announcement is still just a promise on paper, they seem to be very confident that the ...

Atomic Powered Cell Phone

October 7, 2009 / No Comments

[caption id="attachment_6667" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Atomic Powered Cellphone"][/caption]The Industrial Technology Research Institute in Taiwan has developed an interesting atomic-powered source of electricity. They have actually used this to power a touch screen hand-held video player/cell phone. Now before you start protesting the use of atomic power (that will be a debate in future multi-part series), I am talking about using the protons (I ...

Alternative Fuel: Methanol better than Hydrogen?

June 3, 2009 / No Comments

With the alternative fuels hype going on, the debate for a better choice between hydrogen and methanol is on and whoever would be the winner, it would benefit the mankind either ways. The ecologists have re-instated their faith in methanol based on the fact that making hydrogen commonly available as a fuel is a tough deal. [caption id="attachment_5441" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Do ...

Dedicated Schwarzenegger is determined to realise the Hydrogen dream

May 29, 2009 / No Comments

The terminator attitude is showing in Arnold Schwarzenegger's determination to make California a state that embraces hydrogen power like none other. [caption id="attachment_5355" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger at the SAE in April 2009"][/caption] He believes that the government keeps changing its policies related to alternative fuels depending on the prices of gasoline. California on the other hand is only moving in ...

1833 Device Might Help in Production of Cheap Hydrogen

November 12, 2008 / No Comments

A team of Italian scientists have discovered a device crafted by G. D. Botto in 1833 that could help change the way we produce hydrogen and usher us into a tomorrow with clean hydrogen energy that is available cheaply. Uncovered by a team of scientists the Botto device, uses thermocoupling of two metals to produce electricity that can electrolyze water and ...

Producing Hydrogen from Wind Power Being Tested

July 21, 2008 / 1 Comment

  Hokkaido is Japan's northernmost main island. The island recently hosted the G-8 Summit at Lake Toya. I know the place, got a speeding ticket there once, which, btw, has nothing to do with this post. The Wakkanai Alternative and Renewable Energy Study Group and Heiren Energy Inc. are jointly testing a system that will store hydrogen that was produced through electrolysis ...