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Battery fanatics have tried to paint Toyota's latest move into lithium

as if they are going to abandon fuel cell vehicles.

NOTHING could be further from the truth. But cult members are resestant to anything that goes against their "beliefs".

Toyota to produce battery electric vehicles - fuel cell hydrogen cars still alive

Fully electric cars (BEV) to be developed, but at the moment small short distance transport envisaged.

Toyota still indicates that for heavy transport and long distance personal transport, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCV) favoured.
http://seekingalpha.com/article/4018696-toyota-produce-battery-electric-vehicles-fuel-cell-hydrogen-cars-still-alive

Toyota's approach to environmental technology
Making eco-cars that lead the way to tomorrow
http://www.toyota-global.com/innovation/environmental_technology/strategy_environmental_tech.html



A Cult member types the following:

Toyota is (finally) rolling out a series hybrid like the Volt.

They're years behind the times, but the direction of the market towards lithium+ is clear and they are following.

Hydrogen is only one thing - a nonstarter.


Observe- the cult member claims Toyota is "behind the times" ROFL

They PIONEERED today's electric cars. They aren't following anyone - they are true leaders. Then, the cult member goes on to call H2 "a nonstarter".

That's big news to Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, BMW and Mercedes.

I really don't understand at all this hatred of fuel cells from battery cult members. Fuel cell advocates are for anything that will help break the fossil fuel addiction. Battery Cultists hate hydrogen and fuel cells and many of them want the tech to be suppressed and disappear. THEY CAN"T HANDLE COMPETETION! Maybe it's just that simple.

Who cares anyway. Japan and Germany are so far out in front of this tech the US will probably never catch up. We can all (partly) thank Steven Chu and Obama for that because of what they did in 2009.
Posted by nationalize the fed | Sat Nov 5, 2016, 07:57 PM (1 replies)

"What ITM Power are doing is brilliant, efficient, counter intuitive and is thankfully catching on."

Published by FullyCharged on Nov 2, 2016
Ever since I did a rant about 'hydrogen is the future' 6 or 7 years ago, I've had my suspicions. But we should not have closed minds about any new clean tech.

What ITM Power are doing is brilliant, efficient, counter intuitive and is thankfully catching on.



25,272 views in 48 hours. 1,415 upvotes 63 downvotes



ITM:
http://www.itm-power.com/


クリーンな未来のための水素
Posted by nationalize the fed | Fri Nov 4, 2016, 06:17 PM (0 replies)

Nikola Motors Readies Electric Semi-Truck, Battery Pack and Hydrogen Charging Station Plans

Trucks.com | TIFFANY HSU NOVEMBER 3, 2016

Electric semi-truck startup Nikola Motor Co. is ratcheting up anticipation for its upcoming launch event by teasing the reveal of three products key to its vision of an emissions-free freight future.

On Dec. 1 in Salt Lake City, the private company plans to show off its Nikola One electric truck as well as a model-agnostic battery pack and a hydrogen fueling station, it said Thursday...snip



...Interest in the truck has been high. The company said it scored nearly $3 billion in reservations within 30 days of accepting requests. The vehicle, slated for road-readiness by 2019, has even been imagined as a replacement postal delivery truck...snip

...Come Dec. 1, though, the company also plans to display an example of the hydrogen stations it hopes to scatter across the continent. Initially, 56 stations will go up around North America, with more than 300 planned stations eventually making up the largest hydrogen network in the world, Nikola said.

Using hydrogen created on solar hydrogen farms built by Nikola as part of a vertically-integrated supply system, the stations will sell the fuel to non-Nikola customers for $3.50 a kilogram — nearly half the current market price, according to the company...snip
Read More: https://www.trucks.com/2016/11/03/nikola-readies-electric-semi-truck/

(*$3.50/Kg Hydrogen = $1.75/Gallon Gas)



Press PDF: https://nikolamotor.com/pdfs/Nikola30days.pdf

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Für eine nachhaltige Zukunft
Posted by nationalize the fed | Fri Nov 4, 2016, 07:50 AM (1 replies)

Of course Electrek didn't mention the fact that hydrogen cars are included

because, for some reason, Electrek hates hydrogen. Maybe, like Cllean Technica, the owner of the site owns TSLA stock. But hey, conflict of interest is so 1970's.

From the Whitehouse page:

Launching the Process to Designate Alternative Fuel Corridors as Part of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act:

Today, the DOT is soliciting nominations from State and local officials to assist in making designations for alternative fuel corridors. Section 1413 of the FAST Act requires that the Secretary of Transportation designates national EV charging, hydrogen, propane, and natural gas fueling corridors, and the nomination process will ensure that the corridors proposed for designation will create a national network of alternative fuel facilities...snip
https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/07/21/fact-sheet-obama-administration-announces-federal-and-private-sector


Sites like Electrek and CleanTechnica might just be able to influence a bunch of Musk fans and continue to convince them that hydrogen cars AREN'T Electric cars, but Japan and Germany don't care a bit what these biased websites write. And one day their extremely biased reporting will be widely known.

The next story on the Electrek Website is about yet ANOTHER Tesla lithium fire:

Rare Tesla Model S fire following fatal crash in speeding accident
Fred Lambert - 8 hours ago



Cars catch on fire after severe high-speed impacts. That’s nothing new to Tesla or electric vehicles, but there’s also no doubt that battery fires are different from gas-powered car fires. The latest example comes from a tragic fatal accident in Indianapolis early this morning.

The driver and passenger of a Tesla Model S died after hitting a tree at a reportedly high-speed. The car caught on fire following the accident and was difficult to extinguish according to local firefighters.

Local news interviewed a witness that said the vehicle was “speeding when it lost control at the intersection, crashed into a tree, and caught on fire”...snip

Spokeswoman for the Indianapolis Fire Department, Rita Reith, commented on the fire:

“The car, kind of, for lack of a better term, disintegrated. The debris field is at least 100 yards long. The batteries and the pieces and parts from the Tesla — all which were on fire when firefighters initially arrived.”

It’s the fourth Tesla to catch on fire this year. Another instance happened after an impact on the highway, while the two others happened without any impact. One instance was during a test drive, Tesla said that it was due to ‘electrical connection improperly tightened’ by a human instead of robots, and the other fire without an impact happened while the car was charging at a Supercharger.

Tesla recommends using “large amounts of water” to extinguish a battery fire in its vehicles and to use a thermal imaging camera to monitor the battery for at least one hour after it is found to be completely cooled:

“If the high voltage battery catches fire, is exposed to high heat, or is bent, twisted, cracked, or breached in any way, use large amounts of water to cool the battery. DO NOT extinguish with a small amount of water. Always establish or request an additional water supply.”
https://electrek.co/


Who doesn't travel with "large amounts of water"?

There's a reason the FAA has strict rules about lithium batteries on airplanes

Can you take batteries on a plane?

Spare (uninstalled) lithium ion and lithium metal batteries must be carried in carry-on baggage only. When a carry-on bag is checked at the gate or at planeside, all spare lithium batteries must be removed from the bag and kept with the passenger in the aircraft cabin.


Lithium Batteries Could Spark ‘Catastrophic’ Plane Fires, FAA Warns
http://abcnews.go.com/US/lithium-batteries-spark-catastrophic-plane-fires-faa-warns/story?id=36816040

You don't want to get caught in a lithium battery fire. You have seconds to get away.
Posted by nationalize the fed | Thu Nov 3, 2016, 05:32 PM (1 replies)

The world's first zero-emissions train could be running by 2017

Maria Gallucci
Mashable • Nov 2, 2016

Passengers in Europe may soon be commuting on the world's first zero-emissions train.

French engineering giant Alstom is building a passenger train powered by hydrogen fuel cells and lithium-ion batteries. The train won't emit any greenhouse gases — just clean steam.


Alstom's hydrogen-powered passenger train.

Alstom said its hydrogen-powered Coradia iLint trains could be running on German railroads as early as December 2017. The goal is to steadily replace Europe's diesel-powered trains, which spew toxic soot and carbon dioxide into the air...snip

Both hydrogen fuel cells and lithium-ion batteries have been greeted with some skepticism in the transportation sector. Hydrogen is an extremely flammable gas, and some electronics with lithium-ion batteries have famously caught on fire. (Does Samsung's Galaxy Note7 ring a bell?)

But manufacturers of hydrogen-powered cars, such as Toyota and Honda, say their vehicles are actually safer than petroleum-fueled cars, since hydrogen quickly dissipates in the atmosphere once released from the tank. Gasoline, by contrast, leaks and pools, creating a larger source for prolonged burns...snip
Read More: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/worlds-first-zero-emissions-train-213419803.html



Alstom unveils its zero-emission train Coradia iLint at InnoTrans
http://www.alstom.com/press-centre/2016/9/alstom-unveils-its-zero-emission-train-coradia-ilint-at-innotrans/




Brennstoffzellen sind die Zukunft
Posted by nationalize the fed | Wed Nov 2, 2016, 06:08 PM (7 replies)

Amusing...

Toyota has a 100 year plan. It includes everything from lithium batteries to hydrogen buses. They have billions in the bank and they make ~10 million reliable cars per year. They pioneered electric cars, and multitudes of fools laughed at them when they did- just like now.

Few have (and will) bother to watch the following event but they've explained this hydrogen plan clearly in this and other videos and press releases (translation provided).



While Americans quibble about how hydrogen is described and say it can't be contained because it leaks through everything, Japan has perfected a car that doesn't need a drop of oil - and produces power. Germany has introduced a hydrogen airplane and hydrogen trains to go with their h2 submarine. Keep smirking.
Posted by nationalize the fed | Tue Nov 1, 2016, 03:07 AM (0 replies)
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