[The 2011 Daihatsu FC Sho Case concept is a contender for the boxiest car ever made. It rides on a hydrogen pancake for a platform, hence the wave graphics on the side. Photo: Daihatsu] » 3/08/15 9:21am 3/08/15 9:21am

Congress Is Almost Certainly Too Cowardly To Save Our Highways

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 1/20/15 9:30am 1/20/15 9:30am

The Honda FCV Hydrogen Car Can Power Your Home In A Disaster

With a Prius-meets-Acura NSX look, the production version of Honda's FCV Concept will be launched in Japan in 2016, with America and Europe to follow. It'll also come with a backup power unit to bring life to your home in a disaster. » 11/17/14 7:20am 11/17/14 7:20am

California Is Giving Preferential Treatment To Hydrogen Fuel-Cells Over…

You've probably noticed a lot more talk regarding hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles recently, and you'd better get used to it as there's more to come. » 7/10/14 9:41am 7/10/14 9:41am

Toyota And Honda Join Forces With Government For Fuel Cell Dominance

With Toyota lunching a fuel cell vehicle next March, Honda and the government jumped on board in order for Japan to become the leading force behind hydrogen power in the next 20-30 years. » 6/25/14 9:44am 6/25/14 9:44am

The Honda FCEV Concept Previews A Stunning Car No One Will Buy

Remember the Honda FCX Clarity? Unless you live somewhere near Torrance, Calif., you probably don't. But if you're one of the few customers who've gotten your hands on Honda's fuel cell experiment (and most of them were in the audience for this), prepare to be amazed in 2015 when a version of the FCEV Concept goes… » 11/20/13 5:56pm 11/20/13 5:56pm

Honda FCEV Concept Previews Magic Fuel Cell Car No One Will Drive

Oh hey look, another fuel cell car is on its way from Honda! That should be exciting news for the two dozen people who enjoy the FCX Clarity on a daily basis. Neat-o! » 11/11/13 12:54pm 11/11/13 12:54pm

GM And Honda Form Hydrogen Partnership In Never-Never Land

Honda and GM, both of which are very real companies, announced this morning that they will partner together on a fantasy technology called hydrogen fuel cells. » 7/02/13 9:43am 7/02/13 9:43am

Nissan X-Trail Fuel Cell Jumps Nurburgring Shark

There is no good reason at all for Nissan to take their fuel-cell-powered X-Trail to the Nordschleife, but that's what they've gone and done. An 11-minute, 58-second lap time and putting a fuel cell-powered SUV on the 'Ring are both patently ridiculous. Enough. Nissan, it was great when you blasted round the 'Ring… » 7/24/08 1:20pm 7/24/08 1:20pm

Toyota FCHV-adv Gets New Fuel Cell Hybrid System, Has Over 500 Mile…

The Japanese government (who didn't have anything to do with Prius development) has given approval for domestic market leasing of Toyotas newest fuel cell hybrid, the FCHV-adv. We don't know if our assumed graphic update properly represents the new look of the updated FCHV, but the updated goodies under hood and… » 6/06/08 11:20am 6/06/08 11:20am

New Methanol Fuel Cell Unveiled, No, It's Not Fart Powered

Sleeplessly cramming hour after hour for organic chemistry in college has proven to have been a complete waste of time, cause we can't understand how the newly unveiled Oorja Protonics Methanol Fuel Cell works. "Methanol you say?" Yes, the alcohol with one less carbon atom is now making news as a possible fuel of the… » 3/17/08 4:45pm 3/17/08 4:45pm

Cheaper Fuel Cells Courtesy of a Series of Tubes

One of the most expensive parts of a fuel cell is the metal catalyst, which is often platinum. So it's good news for those who want cheaper fuel cell vehicles that researchers at the National Renewable Energy Labs in Colorado have wired a hydrogenase enzyme to connect electrically with a carbon nanotube. We think? By… » 11/20/07 11:00am 11/20/07 11:00am

Daimler, Ford Teaming Up On Fuel Cells

As quickly as the Teutonic knights of Daimler shed one relationship with a dirty 'merican auto company, they've now just signed up to partner with another one. This time instead of a merger of equals, it's merely a joint stake with Ford and Ballard Power Systems in a new company the two automakers (and one supplier!)… » 11/08/07 9:45am 11/08/07 9:45am