Sunday, May 10, 2009

US DOE Ends its Hydrogen Vehicle Research

(above: Governor Schwarzenegger and his hydrogen-powered Hummer)

The US DOE is halting research on hydrogen fuel cells for cars. Honda, GM and Toyota have announced that despite the government decision they will continue development of hydrogen vehicles. Honda announced it may shift its efforts more toward batteries and plug in hybrids. (Hydrogen as a transport fuel is discussed in Oil 101).
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