Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    1:00 PM

GasBuddy News Article

45
votes
Hyundai’s fuel cell vehicle is almost ready to roll

tgdaily.com -- Is the finish line for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in sight for Hyundai?

Yes, if they are to be believed from a recent event in London where the company showcased the ix35, the automaker’s third generation fuel cell ride. If all goes according to plan, Hyundai expects by the end of 2012 to produce 1,000 fuel cell vehicles for both government and private fleets.

Of course Hyundai is not the only one aiming for mass production of fuel cell vehicles, which the auto manufacturer currently predicts will happen by 2015. That same time frame is shared by others, such as Toyota, for example, while Opel, GM’s European subsidiary, announced last year its test fleet of these types of cars had already passed the two million mile mark.

Hyundai’s travels down the fuel cell vehicle road have be


Read the Full Article

Submitted Sep 05, 2012 By: teafortwo
Category: Daily News Article Discussions > Topics Add to favorite topics  
Author Topic: Hyundai’s fuel cell vehicle is almost ready to roll Back to Topics
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
nevaeh04
Veteran Author Texas

Posts:305
Points:537,310
Joined:Aug 2012
Message Posted: Sep 6, 2012 7:15:54 AM

very intresting
Profile Pic
rahcat
Champion Author Grand Rapids

Posts:5,130
Points:1,215,450
Joined:Jan 2010
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:18:00 PM

Bring it on.
Profile Pic
defiancegasman
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:7,188
Points:1,355,355
Joined:May 2006
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:12:18 PM

But at what COST!!
Profile Pic
Prodaddy
Champion Author Houston

Posts:10,767
Points:2,440,695
Joined:May 2007
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:01:31 PM

We can hardly wait to see it
Profile Pic
hcivic
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:6,272
Points:2,814,480
Joined:Aug 2005
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:58:38 PM

ok
Profile Pic
NHLiveFree
Champion Author New Hampshire

Posts:13,830
Points:2,156,175
Joined:Jun 2008
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:57:45 PM


Fuel cells and hydrogen are our real energy future. Honda has them all beat with hydrogen powered fuel cell cars operating on the West coast for the past year or so. Now is the time to speed up the development of low cost hydrogen generation. If you already have a solar panel system, you can do it now for free with a simple electrolysis process.
Profile Pic
Red7002011
Champion Author Mississippi

Posts:5,758
Points:1,219,025
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:56:52 PM

Really!
Profile Pic
MopedTime
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:1,970
Points:835,865
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:54:51 PM

Good news with alternative technologies!
Profile Pic
after10
All-Star Author Hamilton

Posts:619
Points:90,745
Joined:Jul 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:51:25 PM

Idont know how pratical the cell is? But the 425 miles before refueling sounds good to me.
Profile Pic
fenster66
Champion Author Pittsburgh

Posts:5,790
Points:1,227,445
Joined:May 2011
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:50:03 PM

can't hardly wait...
Profile Pic
bginsj
Champion Author San Jose

Posts:2,748
Points:1,715,785
Joined:May 2009
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:48:56 PM

interesting
Profile Pic
pgerassi
Champion Author Milwaukee

Posts:13,339
Points:2,681,515
Joined:Apr 2007
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:47:23 PM

What is the cost per mile for the fuel and for the fuel cell?
Profile Pic
nru
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:5,479
Points:1,533,725
Joined:Feb 2006
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:45:21 PM

Great - get these things going so the terrorists run out of money.
Profile Pic
heydano67
Champion Author California

Posts:2,495
Points:843,825
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:44:15 PM

Price per fill-up?
Profile Pic
fowlcan
Champion Author Oklahoma City

Posts:3,753
Points:1,202,370
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:41:56 PM

I would take a test spin!
Profile Pic
MotoDad
Champion Author Phoenix

Posts:1,748
Points:1,264,310
Joined:Sep 2006
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:40:18 PM

Hurry it up.
Profile Pic
bonzoonfmb
Champion Author Florida

Posts:2,540
Points:888,110
Joined:Feb 2010
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:34:36 PM

I don't think that I want to believe anything that comes from that website.
Profile Pic
mstearno
Champion Author Dayton

Posts:9,501
Points:2,193,420
Joined:Jan 2008
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:33:11 PM

gm will fail as always
Profile Pic
Mustache_33
All-Star Author Toronto

Posts:900
Points:181,455
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:32:56 PM

k
Profile Pic
fishgaro
Champion Author St. Louis

Posts:3,915
Points:894,535
Joined:Apr 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:32:43 PM

ok
Profile Pic
N4PIP
Champion Author Miami

Posts:2,536
Points:944,670
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:32:05 PM

We're ready. Get us behind the wheel and keep the price reasonable. Under $30,000.
Profile Pic
Spankster85
Champion Author Chicago

Posts:3,355
Points:868,660
Joined:Nov 2011
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:31:59 PM

Just another fuel to bleed us dry.
Profile Pic
saleboss
Champion Author Phoenix

Posts:4,096
Points:1,204,065
Joined:Feb 2006
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:31:16 PM

I look forward to seeing what they have!
Profile Pic
carinthuist
Champion Author San Francisco

Posts:4,840
Points:817,300
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:30:36 PM

great
Profile Pic
drobbbb
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:5,700
Points:1,347,320
Joined:Dec 2010
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:29:33 PM

good
Profile Pic
kikitm
Rookie Author Milwaukee

Posts:68
Points:160,540
Joined:Dec 2011
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:27:57 PM

Nice
Profile Pic
clermont40miles
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:13,695
Points:2,319,995
Joined:Apr 2008
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:27:21 PM

How much does one cost?

If it is not affordable only Al Gore can buy one.
Profile Pic
Blue48
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:9,748
Points:2,189,095
Joined:Feb 2007
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:25:57 PM

COOL! GOOD LUCK!
Profile Pic
robaloma
Champion Author Houston

Posts:3,832
Points:1,172,500
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:25:15 PM

wow
Profile Pic
PDQBlues
Champion Author San Diego

Posts:9,488
Points:1,996,675
Joined:Jan 2009
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:16:19 PM

That will be interesting.
Profile Pic
blupupher
Champion Author Houston

Posts:5,948
Points:1,289,010
Joined:Feb 2011
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 8:03:07 PM

Interesting stuff.
Profile Pic
mconley1967
All-Star Author Louisville

Posts:586
Points:486,330
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 5:56:51 PM

Ok
Profile Pic
Agarre
Champion Author Richmond

Posts:1,785
Points:375,915
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 11:53:45 AM

ready for test ride or concept model
Profile Pic
Endoman5000
All-Star Author Michigan

Posts:854
Points:786,725
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 11:10:07 AM

325, 425, 400 miles per charge. That would be 30 miles to work, 30 miles back 5 times per week and 100 miles on the weekend, easily a weeks worth of driving for many commuters. Hydrogen stations are not around now, but "if you build it (FCV), they will come (stations).
Profile Pic
cateyes8264
Champion Author Tennessee

Posts:3,332
Points:772,940
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 10:46:52 AM

gasoline or natural gas the way to go
Profile Pic
jbrad4
All-Star Author Dallas

Posts:866
Points:931,930
Joined:Nov 2010
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 10:39:53 AM

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles would be OK if there were places to fill them with hydrogen. I have seen any hydrogen filling stations. So who's gonna buy these?
Profile Pic
mageetp
Champion Author British Columbia

Posts:5,548
Points:1,168,385
Joined:Aug 2011
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 10:10:57 AM

Good for them, more choices on fuel types.
Profile Pic
Gazas
Champion Author Oakland

Posts:4,690
Points:998,375
Joined:Feb 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:43:18 AM

Interesting.
Profile Pic
IMLURCH
Champion Author Minnesota

Posts:4,586
Points:1,649,830
Joined:Mar 2009
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:41:24 AM

Not for me unless they have a fuel cell vehicle that goes 600+ miles in a single charge.
Profile Pic
TXryder
Champion Author Texas

Posts:5,576
Points:970,750
Joined:Jan 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:17:19 AM

~ô¿ô~ v
Profile Pic
Hugo40
Champion Author Kentucky

Posts:10,015
Points:2,158,610
Joined:Aug 2008
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:15:04 AM

No infrastructure.
Profile Pic
WillyG
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:5,606
Points:1,404,865
Joined:Aug 2005
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:11:15 AM

We are decades away from a hydrogen infrastructure. They're only viable in areas where you can fill-up. Forget about going on a long (cross country) trip in one of those things.
Profile Pic
YodaON
Champion Author Ottawa

Posts:5,275
Points:1,321,485
Joined:Jan 2011
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:08:14 AM

see how it works before iI would buy one
Profile Pic
johton
Champion Author Seattle

Posts:3,645
Points:864,300
Joined:Jun 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:07:32 AM

ok
Profile Pic
bjdorval
Champion Author Quebec

Posts:4,667
Points:1,683,950
Joined:Jul 2008
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:07:05 AM

Can we read the Consumer Report on this vehicle please.
Profile Pic
HDUltra03
Champion Author Oregon

Posts:11,400
Points:2,748,615
Joined:Nov 2005
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:06:29 AM

Profile Pic
SalukiCO
Sophomore Author Colorado Springs

Posts:204
Points:368,570
Joined:Jun 2012
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:05:04 AM

great!
Profile Pic
bridgerunner
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:9,108
Points:1,557,385
Joined:Jul 2009
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:04:21 AM

I'll wait on this one.
Profile Pic
timesaverinc
Champion Author Wichita

Posts:3,313
Points:683,770
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:00:50 AM

Good
Profile Pic
Ticoman54
Champion Author Miami

Posts:8,064
Points:1,766,570
Joined:Oct 2008
Message Posted: Sep 5, 2012 9:00:28 AM

interesting...
Post a reply Back to Topics