GM is Hanging on with HydroGen4

As much as I am not a fan of the big three, GM caught my attention with their new hydrogen powered electric car.


Here is a quote from a recent press release:


HydroGen4's fuel cell stack uses 440 single cells which combine hydrogen and oxygen from the air to produce electricity, with water vapour as the only by-product, and therefore zero emissions. The fuel cell stack provides the electric energy for the 73kW-synchronous electric motor, delivering acceleration of 0-62mph in around 12 seconds and a top speed of 100mph.


The HydroGen4 is certainly a step forward for a company that for so long tried to bury future car development, yet had the ability to push it forward for more than 20 years. I don't believe the HydroGen 4 will save GM, but at least it's out there for someone else to take over when the giant falls.

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