Ford Looking To Nanotechnology For Future Design

Rather than dumping millions upon millions of dollars into alternative energy engine design to compensate for the ridiculous high fuel prices and desire to be green, Ford is taking a different route: nanotechnology. Nanotechnology allows for the average vehicle to shed anywhere from 250 to 750 pounds of weight without… » 4/17/08 2:20pm 4/17/08 2:20pm

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