Converted Suzuki Van Gets 72 MPG on Gaseous Hydrogen

The hydrogen is derived from water in a special half-gallon tank under the hood.

Published: 27-Jan-2008

From the outside, Hodges Bay resident Gus Greaux’s Suzuki minivan C685 looks just like any other vehicle of its kind. However, if you take a closer look, you get a glimpse of what may be in store for transportation as we know it, in the future.

For three months now Greaux, a retired LIAT radio engineer, has been experimenting with a vehicle that uses 75 per cent hydrogen as its onboard fuel for locomotive power and 25 per cent gasoline.

Greaux has converted what used to be a vehicle with a common internal 1300 cc combustion engine, (fuelled with gasoline), to run mostly on gaseous hydrogen.


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