Hydrogen-Powered Two-Seater Unveiled in UK

Hydrogen-Powered Two-Seater Unveiled in UK

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riversimple-hydrogen-car.jpgBritain-based Riversimple unveiled a two-seat hydrogen powered car on Tuesday that the company says achieves the equivalent of 360 miles per gallon.

The company intends to lease, not sell, the vehicles for around $315 per month, including refueling, reports Reuters.

The most interesting element is its open-source design, meaning that anyone can download the plans, alter the desing, and produce the car locally on their own.

Riverside says its prototype proves that hydrogen cars, which are much more environmentally friendly than electric cars, are ready to mass-produce today rather than the distant decade some have resigned themselves to.

(Read more in the Guardian)