How do Hydrogen Buses Work? Are They Fuel Efficient?

A hydrogen fuel cell bus

Back in June 2021, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, introduced the newest additions to the London bus fleet. A total of 20 new double-decker units have been added to London’s “route 7” bus line, which runs between East Acton and Oxford Circus in the nation’s capital. They are the first buses of their kind … Read more

Can You Drive a Hybrid Car Through Water?

A very flooded area with only the top of a car visible

In an earlier article here on this blog, we covered a topic about driving BEV cars — that’s all-electric battery-powered vehicles like the Tesla — through flood water. The general view was that when compared to conventional internal combustion engine cars, electric cars were relatively safe to drive in flood waters. In today’s blog, however, … Read more

Buying a Used Toyota Prius with High Mileage: A Guide

High mileage used Toyota Prius prices on Auto Trader

The Toyota Prius was the first of a new category of vehicles that we called hybrid cars. These vehicles tried to create a best-of-both-world scenario during a time when electric cars still seemed a million miles away but we urgently needed to cut our emissions from cars on the road. The Prius arrived in Japan … Read more

History of Hydrogen Cars and Technology, from 1802 to present!

The French Hippomobile, from

Hydrogen based vehicles seem to only be a recent development, with just four mainstream hydrogen cars available from the past few years. However their existence has been around since the 19th century, as this article covers. If you’re only interested in recent developments though, feel free to click “Modern developments” below! Historical Times: 1802 to … Read more

21 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Advantages And Disadvantages

The Toyota Miria fuel cell car

Hydrogen cars (or fuel cell cars) work quite differently to electric cars. Whilst electric cars use electrical energy which has already been generated elsewhere (and stored away in the car’s the battery pack), hydrogen cars generate their own electrical energy from a hydrogen store (via fuel cells). Hence hydrogen fuel cells cars are in essence … Read more