The Massive Cost of Fuel Cell Vehicles, Part 2

We now know the cost of producing and delivering hydrogen for use in Fuel Cell vehicles(FCVs) is exorbitant, and should preclude the use of FCVs. See Part 1. But what about the cost of manufacturing FCVs? Could they become competitive Continue reading The Massive Cost of Fuel Cell Vehicles, Part 2

The Race is On

The Tesla has received all the publicity, but there is another zero emissions vehicle available, the Toyota FuelCell Vehicle (FCV), the Mirai. The Mirai has an MRSP of $57,500, which is less than the Tesla’s 70D. (Tesla advertises a price Continue reading The Race is On

Are We Implementing the Right Automotive Strategy? Part III

Another alternative could be CNG. The Pickens plan received wide notice a year ago and prompted some action in Congress to support CNG vehicles. CNG, of course, doesn’t replace the ICE, but merely replaces gasoline with compressed natural gas. Currently Continue reading Are We Implementing the Right Automotive Strategy? Part III

Are We Implementing the Right Automotive Strategy? Part II

Plug-in electric vehicles (PHEVs) and pure electric vehicles (EVs) are being pursued at great cost as the current strategy for replacing gasoline and diesel internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. In the previous article, we looked at existing alternatives, other than Continue reading Are We Implementing the Right Automotive Strategy? Part II