Fifth generation fuel-cell vehicles unveiled


The VW Lingyu, Volkswagen’s hydrogen fuel-cell Passat, will be showcased on 21st-30th November 2008 at the Los Angeles auto show.

The hydrogen-powered Lingyu, based on Volkswagen Passat Lingyu, was manufactured by Shanghai VW on its latest fuel cell powertrain platform.

The eco-friendly Lingyu achieves zero emissions, releasing only water as a by-product of the chemical reaction of oxygen and hydrogen that powers the car.

With VW Shanghai’s continued innovation and development, both safety and performance have been improved with a top speed of 150kmh and capable of running for more than 300km without the need for re-charging.

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