Can a HYDROGEN CAR Help Us With Our Current Fuel Crisis?

What kind of Hydrogen Car testing is being done by Automakers? Consumers? Scientists? and Do-it-yourselfers

Watch a video below on a company that has discovered a way to make, "...electrodes have an increased surface area of approximately
1000 times vs. standard SS (Stainless Steel) metal plates" - I am still catching my breath on the possibilities!

Watch a Video demonstrating Jack Nicholson's Car Powered by Hydrogen in 1978!

Take a look inside hydrogen fuel cell cars and DIY possibilities and know which way we should go in terms of hydrogen & fuel cell car production.

How safe is Fuel Storage in the car?

Is Hydrogen On Demand a viable solution?

Where does Nanotechnology fit into all of this?

Let's explore the possible answers to these questions by discussing each topic.

Automakers & Consumers

On August 27th, 2008, Time Magazine and CNN did an article on how some of the largest automakers are having consumers test hydrogen car prototypes. GM, Honda Motor Co., and BMW AG are placing hundreds of these prototypes into the consumer's hands to test on the highways and cities. For years, fuel cells have been produced by the auto industry and tested in many companies small fleets. Hydrogen cars came to the public's attention after President Bush announced in 2003 that the government would invest $1.2 billion to fund research and development of fuel cells. With record high gas prices of 2008, we are hearing more and more about the possibilities of our fuel coming from hydrogen.

Read more on Hydrogen Powered Cars.

And more about Hydrogen Powered Vehicles.

Read about Sleek Hydrogen Cars

Also take a look at Hydrogen Fueled Cars

Japan Predicts Increase Demand for Fuel Cell Cars and Home Hydrogen Fueling System by 2025.

Know Your Hydrogen Vehicle Builders' Plans

The Honda Hydrogen Car, FCX Clarity, Wiser and Sleeker in Design.

Scientists and their research: Scientists are continually discovering what works and what doesn't work. Recently a few companies appear to have found a way to use nanotechnology to increase the surface area of electrodes 1000 times more than standard stainless steel plates! One such company is QuantumSphere.

Do- It-Yourselfers

As we are aware, numerous people are experimenting with making their cars run on hydrogen, especially with the crazy high gasoline prices at the pump! Check out the video below to see what could be in store for DIY people!

Read more about Hydrogen Hybrid Cars.

Fuel Storage Safety

One of the biggest concerns I have with fuel cell storage in a hydrogen car are the possibilities of explosion.

Hydrogen On Demand

This allows your car to drive with a certain amount of hydrogen injected into the intake manifold to be combusted with your gas and air mixture. Watch the video below to see what is in store for you!

Watch a video on how to make hydrogen on demand generator.

Read about Hydrogen Pump and watch an inspiring video on the future of hydrogen and cars.


"...materials are obtained at the micron scale which is then converted to very active catalytic conductive or magnetic and antimicrobial in some cases materials for the energy devices...porous wafer to generate hydrogen..." - QuantumSphere

The following information is from QuanumSphere's website from their newest product and it is their product with respective copyrights. I'm providing their information here so you can see the possibilities of how hydrogen on demand could now be more of a reality than most people can even dream about in my opinion!
QSI-Nano® NiFe Product Profile
Hydrogen Generation Electrodes
SS Electrode (left), QSI-Nano® NiFe Coated Electrode (right)
Nano NiFe Cathode Electrodes for Water Electrolysis
QSI-Nano® NiFe alkaline water electrolysis electrodes are
manufactured using a process in which a blend of highly
catalytic QSI-Nano® nickel and iron particles are functionalized
by dispersing into a proprietary formulation, spray coated, and
sintered onto a stainless steel (SS) substrate.

The resulting electrodes have an increased surface area of approximately 1000 times vs. standard SS (Stainless Steel) metal plates and may be used as a drop-in solution for existing alkaline electrolyzers to achieve the following results:

• Increased Gas Output
• Decreased Energy Consumption
• Decreased Size While Maintaining Efficiency

What I gathered from this is that this opens a HUGE DOOR to hydrogen on demand!

Why? By increasing the surface area of your electrodes by up to 1000 times, your hydrogen generator should be able to produce a lot more hydrogen with less electricity to power your car.

Awesome possibilities are in store for our future! Mark my words!

Some information on BMW 7, GM Volt and HONDA FCX Clarity cars

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