Wednesday 26 July 2017

Nissan's 'multi-fuel' cell plan

Nissan Leaf zero emmissions electric car
Nissan Leaf zero emmissions electric car

Nissan say they are developing a special fuel cell that allows many fuels - including ethanol and natural gas - to react with oxygen to produce 'high-efficiency' electricity.

They say the Solid Oxide Fuel-Cell (SOFC)-powered system that runs on bio-ethanol electric power is a world automotive first.

And they say the system would give cruising ranges of more than 600km - much the same as a petrol car.

Nissan claim the system would have several driving advantages including silent powertrain and sharp brisk acceleration.

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