Jun 18, 2014 - 08:30 am

Honda, Paul Scherrer Institute, DOE.

Honda parks and charges autonomously: In Japan, a Fit EV is currently being tested which not only charges inductively but parks itself in order to do so. The feature comes in handy in Honda’s domestic market as Japanese garages are particularly small.
transportevolved.com (with video), rte.ie

Imaging fuel cell icing: Researchers at the Swiss Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) have managed to image water and ice in a hydrogen fuel cell for the first time. They applied a new imaging technique that distinguishes between areas with liquid and frozen water extremely reliably. The problem of ice affecting a fuel cell’s performance might now be better understood and avoided.

20 million dollars will be awarded to ten projects concerning advances in hydrogen production and delivery by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The aim of these projects is to bring the price of hydrogen down to less than four dollars per gallon (about one dollar per litre).

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Most clicked Link on Tuesday was the news about Nissan possibly joining BMW-Tesla talks about charging networks.


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