Hydrogen

Hyundai’s XCIENT world-first hydrogen truck hitting roads in California

Jul 29, 2021

Hyundai has confirmed a partnership in California that will see the supply of 30 hydrogen fuel-cell electric trucks, called the XCIENT, for a series of projects designed to improve the state’s air quality. The publicly-funded...

Toyota tests hydrogen as fuel for combustion engine, uses GR Yaris 1.6

Jun 24, 2021

Japanese auto giant Toyota is working hard on testing the feasibility of running combustion engines on hydrogen, rather than petrol or diesel, even competing in a 24-hour endurance race in Japan with a modified Corolla to...

BMW begins testing hydrogen X5 prototypes, with Toyota fuel cell tech

Jun 17, 2021

BMW has kicked off the road testing phase of its “i Hydrogen NEXT” fuel-cell technology development in Europe, using X5 SUV prototypes to explore the eco-friendly power source. BMW says it has started testing “near-standard”...

AGIG & ACTO receive $28m funding to kickstart hydrogen economy in Australia

May 07, 2021

The Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG) and major utility provider ACTO have received a $28 million investment to help the firms scale up the production of green, sustainable hydrogen. The funding came from the Australian...

Hydrogen Hyundai NEXO now certified for sale in Australia

Apr 04, 2021

Hyundai has officially introduced its all-new NEXO hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, which is the first hydrogen vehicle certified for sale in Australia. The NEXO is the result of more than 20 years of research and...

Toyota Australia unveils hydrogen production, refuelling station in Victoria

Mar 31, 2021

Toyota Australia is celebrating the unveiling of Victoria’s first hydrogen production, storage and refuelling facility at a former manufacturing site in Melbourne’s west. Toyota says that its solar-powered hydrogen production facility will be capable of...

2020 Hyundai NEXO Australia - 1

20 Hyundai NEXO hydrogen vehicles deployed in ACT

Jun 18, 2020

Hyundai’s NEXO hydrogen fuel cell SUV has officially landed in Australia. Well, 20 examples have landed and will be used as part of the ACT Government fleet. These arrive just before Australia’s first publicly-available hydrogen...

BMW i Hydrogen NEXT powertrain revealed with X5 concept

Mar 30, 2020

BMW has unveiled a new hydrogen powertrain initiative, using the latest X5 to showcase the technology. The concept is called the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT. Hydrogen fuel cell technology could become BMW’s fourth pillar of...

Hyundai HDC-6 Neptune hydrogen fuel cell truck revealed

Oct 31, 2019

Remember the futuristic hydrogen truck Hyundai previewed last week? This is it. The HDC-6 Neptune concept. It made its debut at the North American Commercial Vehicle show earlier this week. Starting with the styling, it...

2020 Toyota Mirai previewed, suave concept headed for Tokyo show

Oct 11, 2019

Check out this sleek sedan. And can you believe this is a strictly eco-focused proposal, previewing the design of the second-generation Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle? Toyota has sent out images today ahead of...

Hyundai NEXO rated highly in first crash test for hydrogen vehicle

Oct 10, 2019

Hyundai’s new NEXO electric SUV has been crash tested in the US by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and it has passed with flying colours. In fact, it was given a Top Safety...

Hyundai joins Hydrogen Mobility Australia as founding member

Feb 06, 2018

Hyundai has joined the Hydrogen Mobility Australia body as one of its founding members, joining Toyota to help assist in the development and strategies for the move away from fossil fuels to renewable energy. Hydrogen...