Passat Lingyu

Shanghai VW, is bringing a hydrogen fuel cell-powered version of the Passat Lingyu to the LA Auto Show. The Shanghai Securities News, via Gasgoo, says this is the first China-made "new-energy car model" from VW to make an appearance at an auto show. It's also the first-ever hydrogen Passat. The fuel cell Passat Lingyu (just rolls off the tongue, doesn't it?) can go a reported 300 kilometers (186 miles) on a full charge and has a top speed of 150 km/h (about 93 mph) on the latest fuel cell system from SAIC (Shanghai VW's parent) and its partners. SAIC is also behind the fuel cell Chevrolet Equinox that was used at the Beijing Olympics. Supposedly, Shanghai VW wants the hydrogen Passat Lingyu in mass production by 2010. We'll find out more this week.

[Source: Gasgoo via Green Car Congress]

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