Honda Concept Shows New Fuel Cell Vehicle Coming In 2016

by SpeedLux
Photos of Honda FCV concept

Honda is an business leader within the development of hydrogen-powered electric cell vehicles. In 2002, it had been the primary manufacturer to start a retail initiative with the leasing of electric cell vehicles to fleet customers with its original FCX hatch, and by 2005 it had been already leasing the cars to people. Some of years later the FCX Clarity was introduced and to the current day there are roughly twenty-four of the cars still on America’s roads.

Now, Honda has firmed that a successor to the FCX Clarity going to be launched in 2016. It’ll persist sale in Japan in March of that year and may reach the U.S. and Europe shortly later. The confirmation was created throughout the presentation of a newconcept dubbed the FCV, an evolution of last year’s FCEV concept and a more in-depth match to the assembly version due in a very few years.

Fuel cell fans could note that Toyota additionally used the FCV moniker for its electric cell vehicle, however the rival Japanese manufacturer has since confirmed that its hydrogen-powered automobile are referred to as the Mirai once it reaches showrooms next year. Each Honda and Toyota see gas as a high-tension, next-generation energy carrier because of their belief that gas may be generated from numerous energy sources and is well transferrable and storable.

Fuel cell vehicles are basically electrical cars that use a gas electric cell stack to come up with the electricity to power their motors. The electric cell stack within the new FCV concept is thirty three percent smaller than the one employed in the FCX Clarity nevertheless accomplished output is bigger than a hundred kilowatts (134 horsepower) and output density is as high as 3.1 kilowatts per liter, rising the general performance by about sixty percent. A full tank of gas ought to give a driving range of quite 435 miles, says Honda.

Filling the tank can take regarding three minutes, forward you’ll notice a station that has gas. And in this lies the largest hindrance to the adoption of electric cell vehicles: a scarcity of the mandatory supply infrastructure, tho’ this doesn’t seem to be deterring the likes of Honda and Toyota.

In addition to revealing the FCV concept, Honda additionally given a concept external power feeding device that allows AC power output from the FCV with most output of nine kw (12 hp).This allows the FCV to operate as a small-sized mobile power station that generates electricity for numerous uses.

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Office workers are made up of parts of the whole, working on the project.
Vector illustration of teamwork concept. Office workers are made up of parts of the whole, working on the project.
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