Electric car: Time turn in Wolfsburg: VW brings the Gulf and Passat with fuel cell?

Electric car: Time turn in Wolfsburg

VW brings the Golf and Passat with fuel cell?

Electric car: Time turn in Wolfsburg: VW brings the Gulf and Passat with fuel cell?-gulf
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  • Site editor Sebastian Viehmann

On the Los Angeles Motor Show, VW shows prototypes with fuel cell drive. The cars could add or even replace the plug-in models Golf and Passat GTE as well as corresponding models from Audi-however.

For links on this page, Site receives. A commission from the dealer, Z.B. For marked. VW will present more info in Los Angeles’s car facilities in the second half of November prototypes with fuel cell drive. According to the group, it will be vehicles of the brands VW and Audi. VW has not yet informed more information.

Hydrogen in the tank

Fuel cell vehicles drive with electric motors, but do not use a battery as the main energy source, but a fuel cell. This enables ranges of several hundred kilometers. However, the cars need hydrogen petrol stations, here in most regions of the world the infrastructure still lacks completely.

If VW should build the vehicles in a row in a few years, the drive in the Golf and the Passat should be installed, analogous to the existing models Golf and Passat GTE . Audi should then also have corresponding models in their portfolio, since the Ingolstadt residents use the VW group kit for alternative drives.

The fuel cell comes in a row?

According to Daimler and BMW, VW would be the third German manufacturer, who thinks about the series production of fuel cell vehicles. So far, however "Fuel Cell"-Car from German production into the series, even if, from a technical point of view. GM and Ford have already experimented with fuel cell cars. However, Honda and Toyota are the most in this area.

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Los Angeles as a place for the presentations of the new VW prototypes appear logical: In California there are already thousands of charging stations for electric cars, and 50 more. Ex-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger already had from one "Hydrogen highway" dreamed – so far, however, this dream was neither implemented nor seemed affordable.

Electric car: Time turn in Wolfsburg: VW brings the Gulf and Passat with fuel cell?-brings

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Toyota is much faster

Incidentally, the German car manufacturers in Los Angeles have to be overtaken by Toyota on the right: The Japanese will provide their series model of the fuel cell car FCV for the first time for test drives. The first series car outside of test fleets that you can buy as normal comes from Japan and not from Germany.

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