The hydrogen car

Most hydrogen cars used a fuel cell. We explain here how a fuel cell is built and exactly how it works.

Driving with fuel cells

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Fuel cell systems are energy convertors. Unlike the combustion engine, which is based on thermodynamic principles.

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Components of the fuel cell powertrain

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The fuel cell powertrain is a modular assembly. Various configuration concepts can thus be realised in the vehicle, with the spatial design of different vehicle models being taken into consideration.

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The principle of the fuel cell

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A fuel cell is built like a sandwich. The external shell is made up of two metal bi-polar plates.

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Electrolysis and fuel cell stack: How it works

How electrolysis functions and how exactly a fuel cell works, you can see here.