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Hydrogen Highway Hits Dead End

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by tonybelding, Nov 6, 2007.

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  1. tonybelding

    tonybelding Active Member

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    Sounds like a good stab into the bloated hydrogen behemoth.
     
  3. JRP3

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    Here's a fuel cell that doesn't use hydrogen and could be cheaper to build since it doesn't use platinum:
    http://www.sciencenews.org/articles/20071020/note11.asp

    http://www.itwire.com/content/view/15170/1066/
     
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    http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-energy-subsidies-20131014,0,1024399.story?page=3
     
  5. TonyWilliams

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    California will partially get their wish for 2015-2017 model years, when 300 mile range Zero Emission Vehicles with fast refueling will get 7 credits per vehicle. After 2017, that credit drops to 3 credits per vehicle (expect lobbying to extend the 7 credit provision).

    Toyota, Honda and others absolutely will provide extremely limited hydrogen cars then, just enough for CARB-ZEV mandates to be allowed to sell bazillions of oil cars in California and other CARB states (expect increased lobbying / law suits to continue "traveling" credit provisions so they can continue to sell ZEVs only California after 2017, where the grossly subsidized hydrogen stations are).
     

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