Clickable Fuel Cell Car

  • By Peter Tyson
  • Posted 07.01.05
  • NOVA scienceNOW

In this interactive, check out a typical fuel cell prototype car, from its fuel cell stacks to its ultracapacitor, a kind of supplementary power source. The limited-production vehicle seen in this feature is a Honda 2005 FCX, which is typical of the kinds of hydrogen fuel cell cars that some major automakers are now researching and developing.

Launch Interactive Printable Version

Take a look inside a prototype hydrogen fuel cell car and see what makes it go.



(ghosted car)
© Honda Motors

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