Audi Rolls Out A2-H2 Fuel Cell Hybrid Prototype

A2-H2 based on the pioneering Audi A2 supermini-sized hatchback, and equals the 94 mpg performance of the highly fuel efficient A2 1.2 litre turbo diesel model

Published: 15-Dec-2004

A new car that runs on the constituents of water - hydrogen and oxygen - and emits nothing but steam is the sensational new development from the vorsprung durch technik people at Audi.

The new hydrogen-powered prototype, called the A2-H2, combines an environmentally friendly fuel cell propulsion unit with a high performance storage battery.

It is based on the pioneering Audi A2 supermini-sized hatchback, and equals the 94mpg performance of the highly fuel efficient A2 1.2 litre turbo diesel model.

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