Ford and Airstream Collaborate on Electric-drive Fuel-Cell Crossover

The motorhome - or 'crossover' - is powered by an advanced fuel cell system called HySeries Drive, which Ford claims is half the weight and cost of other fuel cells, and able to operate in extreme winter temperatures.

Published: 09-Jan-2007

Ford Motor Company has teamed up with American motorhome manufacturer Airstream to develop a concept touring vehicle powered by a new plug-in hydrogen hybrid fuel cell.

The motorhome - or 'crossover' - is powered by an advanced fuel cell system called HySeries Drive, which Ford claims is half the weight and cost of other fuel cells, and able to operate in extreme winter temperatures.

The design of the concept crossover is intended to combine the new technology with the traditional style of Airstream motorhomes, Ford added, which are primarily aimed at the over-50s.

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