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The limited-production vehicle seen in this feature is a Honda 2005 FCX, which is typical of the kinds of hydrogen fuel cell cars that some major automakers are now researching and developing.
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- Review the links on this website that enable students to gain a more thorough understanding of alternative energy innovation for cars.
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- Interactive explains the various components of the fuel cell prototype car.
- A detailed explanation of how a hydrogen fuel cell works accompanies the interactive.
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