Breakthrough in fuel cell technology

DaimlerChrysler last week demonstrated a breakthrough in fuel cell technology with the Necar 4, a modified five-passenger A-class with a fuel cell system which fits into the vehicle’s floor. Necar’s top speed is 90mph and it has a 450km range, overcoming the disadvantages of battery electric cars. DaimlerChrysler is to invest $1.4bn (£0.8bn) to put […]

DaimlerChrysler last week demonstrated a breakthrough in fuel cell technology with the Necar 4, a modified five-passenger A-class with a fuel cell system which fits into the vehicle’s floor. Necar’s top speed is 90mph and it has a 450km range, overcoming the disadvantages of battery electric cars. DaimlerChrysler is to invest $1.4bn (£0.8bn) to put fuel-cell vehicles into limited production by 2004.