MAHLE has received a series order from engine manufacturer DEUTZ for the development and supply of components for hydrogen engines. These are so-called power cell units, i.e. units consisting of the piston, the piston ring pack and the piston pin, which DEUTZ plans to use in stationary hydrogen engines for the first time from the
The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has granted approval to Yamaha Motor Co., Honda Motor Co, Kawasaki Motors and Suzuki Motor Corporation to form the technological research association HySE (Hydrogen Small mobility and Engine technology), which will develop hydrogen-powered engines for small mobility – suitable for fitment to motorcycles, small marine vessels, construction
Extreme E, the maker of the all-electric off-road series, will launch an off-road hydrogen championship in 2024. Named Extreme H, the first-of-its-kind series will race on the exact dates and locations as the Extreme E series. The Extreme H car will retain the same powertrain and chassis used in Extreme E, but a hydrogen
Yamaha Motor has been commissioned by Toyota to develop a 5.0-liter V8 engine that can run on hydrogen. In Japan, Toyota and other automotive-related companies are about to begin a collaborative effort to expand the range of fuel options for internal combustion engines. Toyota has already been running a hydrogen-adapted GR Yaris engine fitted to
Sales of alternative power vehicles, while currently representing just 5% of all U.S. light vehicle sales today, are expected to reach 45% by 2035, according to new SEMA market research. Eighteen of the top 20 global automakers, which together represent around 90% of new car registrations worldwide in 2020, plan to widen their portfolio of
A tremendous amount of attention has been focused on alternative fuels. However, little attention has been paid to lubricating oils for use with those fuels, and each different alternative fuel prefers oils with slightly different compositions.
National Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Day Odyssey is a biennial outreach and education event dedicated to promoting the use of AFVs and advanced technology vehicles. It is coordinated by the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) headquartered at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Odyssey is
Alternative fuels such as E85 and biodiesel that were once considered fringe fuels are now mainstream. You can burn any mixture of gasoline and E85 in any vehicle that is Flex Fuel capable. As for biodiesel, blends ranging from B05 (5% biodiesel) to B100 (100% biodiesel) are being used in all kinds of diesel applications.