How Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Work?

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A hydrogen vehicle is a vehicle that uses hydrogen as its onboard fuel for motive power. The power plants of such vehicles convert the chemical energy of hydrogen to mechanical energy either by burning hydrogen in an internal combustion engine, or by reacting hydrogen with oxygen in a fuel cell to run electric motors.

How Do Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Work?

Toyota launched it’s first production fuel cell vehicle, the Toyota Mirai, in Japan at the end of 2014 and began sales in the US in 2015. The car has a range of 312 miles (502 km) and takes about five minutes to refill it’s hydrogen tank.

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