has become the first manufacturer to announce that they will start series production of hydrogen
vehicles. In mid 2010 they will kick off low volume production of their
using a next generation fuel cell stack. Compared to the current prototype, the stack is forty percent smaller with a thirty percent improvement in power output and sixteen percent less
The electric drive system has also been re-worked with a smaller package size and better output. The fuel consumption of the
is expected to be about the equivalent of 81 mpg (
equivalent). It's not clear how that's
but we'll look into it.