Created by Team HydroCar
When you see a hydrogen car it may look like something from the future. With its sleek design and vibrant colors it probably looks pretty “cool”. But how do we know they're safe. With all show and no safety features these cars may be accidents waiting to happen. This is why present hydrogen car designs must be extremely well built.
A lot of thought is put into the design such as safety features and yes what gives it a “sweet” and “slick” look. Cost is also considered. On the drawing board many ideas come in but don't come out. In America a lot of ideas are thrown out because the designs aren't: road safe (street legal), or we can't put up thousands of new fueling stations across the U.S. for these hydrogen guzzling cars. The design has to be practically perfect.
Car companies have to make sure the design is ok like Suzuki must have the design approved by the High Pressure Gas Association of Japan. These sorts of organizations make sure the cars components work correctly and correspond with the design. This also slows down the designing process and cuts a lot of ideas before they even hit the drawing board.
Hydrogen cars have a lot more years to go before their designs are picture perfect. Until then we can only look back on our mistakes and try to learn from them.
There isn't much to say about future hydrogen car designs because that's all they are. Most of these “cars” are just prototypes just from the drawing board. We are only just learning about how to use hydrogen as a fuel. These designs will depend on if the government decides to fund their research and developments. If the funding is cut then the designs will look pretty “bad” and maybe won't be that hydrogen efficient. It can only be guessed what the future of hydrogen cars will be.
Who Is Making Them?
At this time, you are most likely thinking, “Ok, this whole hydrogen thing is great, but is any car company REALLY making them?” Well have we got an answer for you!
According to Ford, one of the most major car manufacturers in our country, they are aggressively pursuing hydrogen powered cars to replace our gas cars. Theirs have zero tailpipe emissions, and should be available for your eyes to see in the SAE World Congress Road Show on April 11-14 th THIS YEAR in Cobo Hall, Detroit , Michigan . General Motors as a whole is making hydrogen cars in many of their owned car companies. BMW has also reported a hydrogen car coming soon as well!
Look at our economic pros and cons, where we also talk about this somewhat as well. Have an awesome time exploring the rest of our site, and when new information becomes available, we will notify you!