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Toyota Delivers First Mirai to Japans PM
By John Bailo   1 comment, latest 4 months ago:
Straw Man says They made it so ugly as if they want it to fail in the marketplace.

Will Your Hydrogen Car Explode?
By John Bailo   55 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Peter P says CaptainShuddup says It's like .25 cents when the cars in the express lane are at the same clip as the creatin traffic. It starts going up from there, I've passed the entrance...

Gig City is the new Port
By John Bailo   posted 4 months ago:
In the 18th century, the Port defined the city In the 19th century, the Station defined the city In the 20th century, the Exit Ramp defined the city In the 21st century, the Interface defines...

Dollah Bill Y'all -- Greenbacks surge; sucker currencies fall
By John Bailo   11 comments, latest 5 months ago:
iwog says Blurtman says If the price of a ham sandwich changed from 5 USD in 2009 to 100 USD in 2014, and it was even worse for all other currencies, would the dollar be...

House Has Addition Without Permit...Now What Happens?!
By John Bailo   12 comments, latest 5 months ago:
APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch says In any case, do pull the building jacket, if you spend any time around the inspectional services department or tax office or whatever division in town holds those records, check it out and...

Tokyo Gas takes wraps off its first hydrogen filling station
By John Bailo   1 comment, latest 5 months ago:
HydroCabron says The station can store 300 cu. meters of hydrogen at zero degrees and 1 atmosphere of pressure, and fill up six FCVs per hour. Whoa! We're talkin' volume!

Falling oil prices to impact Houston home sales
By John Bailo   posted 5 months ago:
The lower the price of crude -- the tougher it may be for companies in mainly the shale industry -- to produce -- which means some companies could see a drop in oil and gas...

Toyotas hydrogen-powered Mirai goes on sale in Japan
By John Bailo   posted 5 months ago:
The Mirai can travel 650 km on a full tank of hydrogen. Toyota describes it as the “ultimate eco-car.” It runs on electricity produced by mixing hydrogen fuel and oxygen in the air, only emitting...

Memristors spell end of Big Software, Hardware
By John Bailo   18 comments, latest 5 months ago:
John Bailo says bob2356 says Sounds more like an urban legend to me. I did moonlighting as a night operator in various data centers from 78-85 and only saw one punch card machine the whole...

Has the Time Finally Come for California's Hydrogen Highway?
By John Bailo   posted 5 months ago:
California officials yesterday opened the newest stop in their network of hydrogen fueling stations and another chapter in the state's long-running pursuit of hydrogen-fueled vehicles. http://www.scientificamerican.

Japan Promotes Home Fuel Cell on Path to Hydrogen Society
By John Bailo   10 comments, latest 6 months ago:
bob2356 says EBGuy says HC said: I'm still not seeing the efficiency here, if they're 70% less efficient than batteries at storing electricity. Nobody's storing hydrogen. According to Panasonic "primary energy consumption [is reduced] by...

Toyota has 200 orders for 2016 Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car
By John Bailo   posted 6 months ago:
Toyota built 500 Lexus LFA supercars between 2010 and 2012 in what Automotive News has called a "secretive workshop." The automaker has been wondering what to do with that production line since the last LFA...

Washington, Atlanta Home Prices Drop in Sept
By John Bailo   1 comment, latest 6 months ago:
HEY YOU says Wonder why in a Red State?

Hydrogen-fueled cars aren't little Hindenburgs
By John Bailo   6 comments, latest 6 months ago:
New Renter says HydroCabron says To power vehicle wheels from the sun or the grid via hydrogen (electrolysis, compression, storage, burn) means losing 75%-80% of the input energy, versus losing 20%-25% for a battery-driven vehicle....

What It's Like To Drive Toyota's $57,000 Hydrogen Car
By John Bailo   60 comments, latest 6 months ago:
New Renter says zzyzzx says For what this hydrogen system costs (at least right now) it probably makes more sense to run things like trains or 18 wheelers off of it, or natural gas, since...

Audi has 'mastered' hydrogen fuel cells
By John Bailo   1 comment, latest 6 months ago:
HydroCabron says There's no indication that Audi plans to sell the A7 h-tron — it's billed as a technology demonstrator, just as many of Audi's e-tron EVs have been — but the company says it...

Toyota Mirai: The (hydrogen) future has arrived..
By John Bailo   5 comments, latest 6 months ago:
iwog says BTW Tesla's infrastructure is already built and gives fuel away For free.

Prices Decline in Bay Area and Los Angeles Metro
By John Bailo   posted 6 months ago:
FNC Index: Home Prices Decline, Ending 30-Month Rising Streak Bay Area and Los Angeles Metro show greatest price drops The latest FNC Residential Price Index™ (RPI) shows home prices declined in September ─ ending the...

Napa County home prices drop 10.8 percent in October
By John Bailo   posted 6 months ago:
The median price of a Napa County home decreased 10.8 percent from September to October, from $583,750 to $520,625, according to the North Bay Association of Realtors (NorBAR).

Get ready for zero-cost hydrogen fuel for your fuel cell vehicle!
By John Bailo   7 comments, latest 6 months ago:
John Bailo says iwog says it's already being used by industry Yes, to enhance gasoline. The point is, if you use it directly, you don't need the oily, polluting petroleum part. iwog says charge a...

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