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World Record Winning Hydrogen Car

  Toyota Mirai Hydrogen FCEV Enters Guinness Book                                             Source:  Toyota Mirai Zero Emissions Driving with 5 Minute Refueling Toyota and its hydrogen fuel cell EV (FCEV) Mirai have set the world record for the longest range for a hydrogen fuel cell powered EV on a single tank of hydrogen.  The zero emissions sedan drove 1360 km or  845 miles.  The world record was set in southern California by what is called a "hyperdriver" over two days. And Toyota says the Mirai was driven mostly in rush hour traffic.   2G Mirai Toyota says the Mirai is one of a growing number of zero emissions models in its portfolio of cars.  The record setting Mirai is the second generation of the Mirai that was first introduced and went to market in 2016.  It is currently available for sale in select international markets. 5 Minute Refuels Mirai's hydrogen fuel cell stack has a peak power of 172 hp and 300 Nm of maximum torque.  It has an average driving range of

BMW Tests Its Hydrogen Car Driving Roads

  BMW i Hydrogen Next Source:  BMW i Hydrogen Next Sustainable Driving BMW has started road testing its hydrogen fuel cell car in "everyday conditions" on European roads.  The vehicle is called the BMW i Hydrogen Next.  It is all electric and uses hydrogen as fuel by converting it into electricity in the fuel cell.  The vehicle has a hydrogen fuel cell drive train.  BMW believes that hydrogen fuel cell technology has the potential to "supplement internal combustion engines, plug in hybrid systems and battery electric vehicles within BMW's flexible drive train strategy."  They are betting on this new, developing technology. Very Extensive Road Testing The hydrogen vehicle is being tested for safety, efficiency and reliability.  BMW will determine how effectively the CO2-free drive train, model-specific chassis technology and the car's electronic system work together in real world travel circumstances.  If all goes well, BMW will produce a small series, hydrog