Despite repeated claims that 2015 would be the "year of Honda," Honda's press event only big reveals were a couple of claims that they'd have an all-new, all-electric vehicle by 2018, along with a plug-in hybrid the same year. We did get to see their FCV Concept in person for the first time in North America, so that's…
Hydrogen fuel cells are a cool technology that were perfected to enable humans to go to the moon. Now that they're perfected even more, they're enabling humans to go to work or the liquor store, and, incredibly, this is progress. The Toyota Mirai is an example of this remarkable progress. Funny looking, maybe, but it…
Fuel cells are amazing things but, just like any portable energy source, they occasionally need topping up with juice. This one, however, can keep on going even when it runs out of fuel. What kind of sorcery is this?
The idea of using insects and other small creatures as data-gathering devices has always been hampered by the need for short-lived external batteries. But what if you used the animal's own metabolism to continuously power their sensors?
Fuel cell outfitter Horizon is now offering a personal hydrogen power plant for use with its MiniPAK and HydroSTIK products. Although it isn't cheap, the system will (cleanly!) charge all of your small devices using the same water you drink.
In today's Remainders: things lurking below the surface. Literally, a fuel cell-powered fish. Less literally, ISP's seething contempt for the FCC's new National Broadband Plan. Also: Samsung's David Lee Roth tablet love and a helicopter with rocket-powered blades. Yikes.
The Dynario fuel cell charger from Toshiba will launch in Japan on Oct 29, bringing with it direct methane fuel cell injection that lets you charge two cellphones simultaneously.
Sony's new concepts for fuel cell batteries come in some interesting flavors, like these speakers-with 70s transistor radio look-that can recharge your phone or multimedia player. Or the fuel-powered, completely-wireless, coffee maker-looking home theater speaker.
Chemical engineers working at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a hydrogen fuel cell that measures only 3 millimeters across. That could mean longer lasting, eco-friendly power for your gadgets.
Congressman Eric Massa of NY tried to drive a fuel cell car from NY to DC to make an environmental point and to show how great fuel cell cars are. He failed at both.
This has been years in the making, but it seems we will be able to get our own fuel-cell-based USB charger by the end of 2009. I still wonder if the FAA will allow these.
The original Horizon H-Racer hydrogen fuel-cell toy just got an update: Before, you could fill it with water and let 'er rip. Now, you can actually steer the bastard.
Panasonic's latest fuel cell breakthrough is the world's smallest designed for notebooks—270cc, about the same size as the existing lithium ones. They use highly concentrated methanol, similar to ones designed for the military as the fuel source, though 200cc of juice will give you 20 hours of power—or a whole one…
Australian researchers have developed a new fuel cell prototype that could lead to much cheaper, more efficient fuel cell vehicles in the near future. Scientists at Monash University in Melbourne created a new cathode that could bypass the need for expensive platinum nanoparticles, which adds about $3500 to $4000 to…