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Breaking News hydrogen car fuel efficiency  5 000 km a liter | Breaking News

Hydrogen Car Fuel Efficiency: 5.000 Km A Liter

by: Dagblad70
hydrogen car fuel efficiency  5 000 km a liter | Breaking News

TU Delft's (Technical University Delft, Netherlands) Eco-Runner Team is presenting a new, extremely economical car on the university campus that can drive 5,000 km on the equivalent of 1 liter of petrol. With this car, the team will participate in the Shell Eco-marathon in July 2018, an international competition where the most efficient vehicles compete against each other.Hydrogen car on the road with people

Hydrogen 'Smartcar'

The Delft students have previously designed a car on hydrogen, like last year a version of racing on the circuit of Assen. The team has now changed course and says it has developed a 'smartcar.' For example, the car itself can give the driver instructions about which speed, steering angle, and braking force are necessary to drive as efficiently as possible self-learning software. No limits The TU Delft team wants to show with the smart car that vehicle efficiency limits are far from being achieved. "By only using sustainable fuels and smartly using them, major steps can still be taken to reduce the CO2 emissions of the mobility sector," says Jo Croese, team manager of the Eco- Runner Team. Unlike fossil fuels such as petroleum, natural gas, and coal, hydrogen is not a source of energy but an energy carrier. This means that the energy released when used as fuel in a car must first be stopped. In practice, this means that electricity is required for the production of hydrogen using electrolysis. The sustainability of hydrogen, therefore, largely depends on the sustainability of that electricity.

Pollution

The big advantage of hydrogen cars is that there is no air pollution. Only water vapor is generated when burning hydrogen gas. In contrast to fossil fuels, airborne pollutants are not released when burning hydrogens, such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and particulate matter. If the hydrogen is produced with (surplus) green electricity, there is no air pollution, and in that case, no carbon dioxide (CO2), an important greenhouse gas, is also emitted. 

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Hydrogen Car Fuel Efficiency: 5.000 Km A Liter

TU Delft's (Technical University Delft, Netherlands) Eco-Runner Team is presenting a new, extremely economical car on the university campus that can drive 5,000 km on the equivalent of 1 liter of petrol. With this car, the team will participate in the Shell Eco-marathon in July 2018, an international competition where the most efficient vehicles compete against each other. Hydrogen 'Smartcar' The Delft students have previously designed a car on hydrogen, like last year a version of racing on the circuit of Assen. The team has now changed course and says it has developed a 'smartcar.' For example, the car itself can give the driver instructions about which speed, steering angle, and braking force are necessary to drive as efficiently as possible self-learning software. No limits The TU Delft team wants to show with the smart car that vehicle efficiency limits are far from being achieved. "By only using sustainable fuels and smartly using them, major steps can still be taken to reduce the CO2 emissions of the mobility sector," says Jo Croese, team manager of the Eco- Runner Team. Unlike fossil fuels such as petroleum, natural gas, and coal, hydrogen is not a source of energy but an energy carrier. This means that the energy released when used as fuel in a car must first be stopped. In practice, this means that electricity is required for the production of hydrogen using electrolysis. The sustainability of hydrogen, therefore, largely depends on the sustainability of that electricity. Pollution The big advantage of hydrogen cars is that there is no air pollution. Only water vapor is generated when burning hydrogen gas . In contrast to fossil fuels, airborne pollutants are not released when burning hydrogens, such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and particulate matter. If the hydrogen is produced with (surplus) green electricity, there is no air pollution, and in that case, no carbon dioxide (CO2), an important greenhouse gas, is also emitted.  {youtube} Source dagblad70 https://www.whatsorb.com/category/transportation
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