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Riversimple MK2 to Be Unveiled February 17, 2016

Hydrogen fuel cell carmaker Riversimple has stated that they intend to unveil the new 2-seater MK2 (Mark 2) automobile on February 17, 2016 and I couldn’t be more excited.

Boasting 250 mpge and a 300 mile range the Riversimple MK2 represents a significant leap for fuel cell vehicles.

The vehicle contains an 8.5 kW PEM fuel cell, carbon fiber frame, compressed hydrogen tank, regenerative braking, supercapacitors and in-wheel motors.

Riversimple not only intends to rollout disruptive technology in the UK but also a unique offering to its customers.

According to Riversimple, “A nippy 0-55 mph in 9 seconds, it is light to handle, responsive and fun to drive. About 250 mpg equivalent, it emits nothing more than a tiny amount of water. The Riversimple service includes the car and all associated running costs, including fuel … We’re a different sort of car company.  We’ll never sell a car as a product.  We offer mobility as a service.  For a fixed monthly fee our customers will receive a car – their car – and all the maintenance, insurance and fuel to run it.  One payment to cover everything – at the equivalent monthly cost of running a normal, average car.”

As complex as the technology of this vehicle may sound, Riversimple has made it easy to drive a hydrogen car now.

 

Resources

http://www.hydrogencarsnow.com/?s=riversim

http://www.hydrogencarsnow.com/index.php/riversimple-hyrban/

https://twitter.com/riversimple

http://riversimple.com/the-technology-behind-the-hydrogen-car/

https://www.facebook.com/riversimple

https://www.facebook.com/riversimple/photos/pb.399198880270736.-2207520000.1455134508./434085786782045/?type=3&theater

https://youtu.be/0-Y0lFamuE8

https://youtu.be/SVYjmHCtRNs

 

Photos Courtesy Riversimple

 

About Hydro Kevin Kantola

Hydro Kevin Kantola
I'm a hydrogen car blogger, editor and publisher interested in documenting the history and the progression of hydrogen cars, vehicles and infrastructure worldwide.

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