Hydrogen Cars

Take a giant leap

This article is from Issue 52: July/Aug 2011

Remember the days before the Chevy Volt was ever a twinkle in GM’s eye, before gas prices were so high that everyone wanted a new way to drive? Back then, everyone believed the next great innovation in alternative fuel for cars was hydrogen. That assumption has taken a hit in recent years, as battery-powered and plugin electric cars have become all the rage. But some auto-makers are sticking with hydrogen. And they recently got a big boost.