China introduced its first hydrogen car with a record reserve
Petrol cars harm the environment, and electrical - are charged for too long, so some car manufacturers are looking for salvation in the hydrogen engine. They are already involved in some vehicles, Honda and Hyundai, but Chinese companies still have not been able to release their model. However, it finally happened - the first hydrogen car from China Grove called Obsidian, he already has a sport version called Granite.
The car created a young, founded in 2016 by Grove - for three years, named after the British physicist William Grove company managed to assemble a team and develop a preproduction sample of its new products. The company is confident in the hydrogen fuel and its security benefits, but is not ready to share the exact characteristics of the car. But people know his record, according to the manufacturer, power reserve indicators and efficiency.
The first hydrogen car from China
The main feature of Grove Obsidian - is cruising range of 1000 kilometers. This characteristic may interest many buyers because other environmentally friendly cars can not boast of such figures, and pass on a single charge of about 750 kilometers, and it is their limit. For example, a range of travel boasts car Honda Clarity.
It is also noteworthy Grove car fuel economy by facilitating the body of carbon materials and low aerodynamic drag. It was designed by the man who painted the appearance of automobiles Alfa Romeo and the Fiat, so very familiar elements can be seen in appearance.
Grove Obsidian - mobile hydrogen bomb?
Filling the hydrogen tank takes only 3 minutes, while driving from the exhaust pipe comes out environmentally harmless water vapor. Many may think that Grove Obsidian similar to mobile hydrogen bomb, but this is a misconception. The fuel tank is designed to withstand any accident - if an opening is formed therein, the hydrogen flows out as a liquid in compressed and combusted for 1 5 minutes and heats the body to a maximum of 47 degrees Celsius.
Batch production Grove Obsidian will start in 2020. For the first 12 months of the manufacturer intends to issue 5,000 cars, and by 2030 to reach the million mark. The novelty will be the basis for the company's other cars, and it already has a sports version of Granite with a modified body design.
Hydrogen are not only cars, but also the whole truck. The most famous of these is presented in 2016. Nikola One, about the features of which can be found in our material.
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