Viritech reveals hydrogen-powered Apricale with 1000bhp and sub-1000kg kerb weight
Start-up's £1.5m halo car has been designed by Pininfarina and weighs under 1000kg
However, the Apricale is intended primarily as a demonstration tool for Viritech’s hydrogen fuel cell technology, which it plans to offer to third-party companies for use in FCEV passenger cars, heavy goods vehicles, aircraft and boats. It is intended to be the “world’s first production hydrogen hypercar” and seeks to demonstrate the advantages of FCEV technology over that of conventional electric powertrains.
Speaking exclusively to Autocar, Viritech co-founder Matt Faulks, an ex-Formula 1 engineer, outlined the reasons for Viritech’s focus on hydrogen: “You run into two issues when you go down the battery route. One is the ‘mass compounding element’ - the more energy storage you need, the heavier the car gets.Read more: Autocar »
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McLaren P1 Spider: Lanzante reveals open-roof hyper-hybrid | AutocarRenowned engineering firm will build just five convertible versions of the legendary P1 hypercar (and link doesnt work) and right hand drive?
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Autocar magazine 22 June 2022: on sale now | AutocarLots to read in our mag this week 📖 Including BMW M3 Touring news, Peugeot reveals new 408, Ferrari SF90 Spider review, and a 20-page special celebrating 50 years of BMW's M division.
Volvo’s commercial truck group is testing out hydrogen fuel cell semisHydrogen technology has matured but lacks infrastructure. Hydrogen is the future. EV's run on coal. Do we need more truck traffic?
1005bhp Hispano Suiza Carmen heads to Goodwood Festival of Speed | EvoFollowing its reveal back in 2019, the 1005bhp Hispano Suiza Carmen will make it Goodwood FoS debut this week - FOS Oh dear. Looks like a rubbish concept car from the 90s. Is it a pick up? Because I'm sure I've seen it before?
It's Boom Times For Wind Power And Green Hydrogen In IrelandThe rich wind resources of Ireland are fostering a green hydrogen boom, with green ammonia for good measure Wind is hopeful... but better if it were high output !! 36Mw VAWT... Ragcha GOD BLESS THE IRISHS soon everything will change