Mazda Delivers Fourth Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid for Fleet Testing
In brief: Mazda's unique Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid was delivered to the Yamaguchi Prefectural Government at the end of November.
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Make/Model: Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid
Manufacturer: Mazda Motor Corporation
The Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid is one of Mazda's line of prototype hydrogen vehicles using the Wankel Rotary Engine to burn hydrogen.
This is the fourth Premacy that Mazda has delivered in Japan. Three other models were delivered to the Netherlands to take part in the testing of the new Dutch Hydrogen Highway.
The Premacy is capable of running on both hydrogen and gasoline with the electric motor having a maximum output of 110kW and the vehicle has a hydrogen-powered range of 124 miles (slightly less on gasoline).
And so ...
The hydrogen burning concept Mazda has been experimenting with using the infamous Wankel Rotary Engine is one of many ways H2 is becoming a fuel of the near future.
Photo credits: Mazda, Japan
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