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  1. UK's first hydrogen train

    Planes, Trains and Automobiles
    Little video of the UK's first hydrogen train here: On board the UK's first hydrogen train
  2. Wonder fuel to disrupt again?

    General Charging Discussion
    I'm hoping that the many technical boffins in SpeakEV can evaluate the incredible claims being made here and see if they stand up in any way. If true this could become a real world disrupter that still uses EV propulsion but enabling rapid filling and long range. What do you think guys...
  3. Could this beat BEV?

    General EV Discussion
    Probably what the government have been waiting for. Eminently taxable. Will we now see more hydrogen stations appearing?
  4. Filling station data from US National Renewable Energy Laboratory

    Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles
    Many specifics on hydrogen are frustratingly opaque, so I thought this discovery was worth sharing. It's a document from the NREL showing statistics for all the American H2 filling stations, compiled November 2017. https://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy18osti/70527.pdf The highlights are on page 25...
  5. Aluminium and Hydrogen

    General Charging Discussion
    Hi, has anyone else heard of this. A friend of mine has said that he's heard about some research being done in Scotland (?) using some sort of aluminium derivative that when you put it into water it boils and releases the hydrogen. Don't know how true this is.
  6. The future is water!

    General EV Discussion
    Apparently a Welsh company are launching a hydrogen cell car next year. I wonder how much it will cost? Toyota have the Mirai at £66k - so like Tesla only for the wealthy. Has anyone on speakEV driven one and if so, what was the drive like? Must be great not to have to worry about charging your...
  7. CAR Magazine letter, "The inconvenient truth of electric cars"

    Off Topic and Banter
    Opened my copy of CAR Magazine last week to rather unhappily find this printed as their Letter Of The Month: It's about time we got some inconvenient facts about electric vehicles out into the open. Three-hundred miles does not solve the range-anxiety problem if it takes 90 minutes to recharge...
  8. Are these the stepping blocks for environmentally friendly Audis?

    General Audi EV Discussion
    Came across this article showing a glimpse into what Audi might be providing consumers with their electric (and hydrogen) developed tech. 8 Cases of Audi Electric Technology - Audiworld
  9. Questions about hydrogen fuel

    Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles
    I've been doing some research on typical emissions for BEV, ICE and FCV, and had some questions about the latter that I was hoping someone might answer. 95% of hydrogen fuel comes from steam reforming, and apparently this produces 9-12 tons of CO2 per 1 ton of hydrogen...
  10. FCEVs - Zero Emissions?

    Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles
    While doing some digging on greenhouse gas emissions I had another thought. Water Vapour is a effectively a greenhouse gas (it's a vapur not a gas but amounts to the same effect). FCEVs emit water to the tune of around 80-100g/km mostly in the form of vapour when up to temperature. Water in...
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