Racing Towards Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars

8:17 minutes

Hyundai plans on releasing a hydrogen fuel cell car in California this spring, with Toyota to follow the next year. Jack Brouwer from the National Fuel Cell Research Center takes us for a spin, discussing the specs on these cars and the obstacles to getting hydrogen technology on the road.

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Jack Brouwer

Jack Brouwer is associate director of the National Fuel Cell Research Center and professor of mchanical and aerospace engineering at the University of California, Irvine in Irvine, California.

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About Alexa Lim

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