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Hydrogen Car

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This car uses power from a Hydrogen Fuel cell to generate electricity for the wheel motors. When the car slows down the wheel motors create electricity that is stored in super capacitors. The energy in the capacitors is reused and not wasted. This allows the car to travel 300 miles on a single charge of hydrogen.

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Hydrogen Car arrives in TQ

This car uses the latest fuel cell technology to travel 300 miles on a single charge of hydrogen. It even recycles energy as you drive. To slow down the four wheel motors turn into generators. This energy is stored in super capacitor for reuse later.

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