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Three reasons to keep your eye on hydrogen

Trains, buses and trucks are all seeing a technological renaissance thanks to hydrogen fuel cells.

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Hydrogen-powered trains begin German passenger service

Alstom has announced that the world’s first hydrogen train, the Coradia iLint, is now being used on the world premiere 100% hydrogen train route in Bremervörde, Lower Saxony, Germany, in passenger operation. This regional train emits only steam and condensed water while operating with a low level of noise. The 14 vehicles with fuel cell

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Three ridiculous (but very cool) uses for EVs

EVs are an intriguing alternative to their gas-guzzling counterparts when it comes to getting us from Point A to Point B. But, there are some very smart people out there who have figured out how to use EVs in a few very smart ways that are… maybe a bit weird – but very cool. Like this

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‘Infinity train’ EV charged by gravity in development

Fortescue has acquired UK-based Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE), and to mark the purchase, the companies announced the development of a world-first, zero-emission “infinity train.” The regenerating battery-electric iron ore train project will use gravitational energy to fully recharge its battery-electric systems without any additional charging requirements for the return trip to reload, the companies say.

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Parallel Systems to build autonomous electric rail vehicles

Parallel Systems has raised $49.55 million in Series A funds to build autonomous battery-electric rail vehicles that move freight. The company says the funds will be used to build a fleet of rail vehicles, execute testing programs and grow the team, and that it has raised $53.15 million to date, including $3.6 million in seed

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