Gallery: VW Successfully Tests Hydrogen Vehicle in Long-Range Drive


Volkswagen recently successfully tested its new Bora Hy.Power hydrogen vehicle by subjecting it to a long-range drive between France and Italy. Unlike other hydrogen cars, the Bora Hy.Power features significant performance enhancements such as a new type of membrane in its fuel cell, as well as high-performance capacitors. The vehicle was accompanied by a SunFuel-powered Bora on a drive through the Simplon Pass in a bid to test both their efficiency and how they deal with temperatures below freezing point. Simplon Pass was chosen as it stands 6,500ft above sea level — pretty chilly conditions.

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