Honda FCV Concept Making North American Debut in Detroit

Honda FCV Concept Making North American Debut in Detroit

Honda is bringing its new FCV Concept to the Detroit Auto Show to make its North American debut. 

The car is powered by a hydrogen fuel-cell stack that provides 300 miles of range on a single tank. Honda says a full refuel will only take 5 minutes.

On the inside, the new concept will seat five passengers thanks to a significantly smaller fuel-cell stack which fits entirely under the hood, unlike the company’s previous fuel-cell car that only had room for four because of a large tunnel that ran down the length of the car. Honda says that this common layout gives the brand the potential to apply, “fuel-cell technology to multiple vehicle models in the future.”

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The Detroit Auto Show will be our first chance to see the car in person, but don’t expect it to come to the U.S. for a little while. Despite previously saying that its fuel-cell vehicle would be ready for market by 2015, Honda now says the car is slated for launch in Japan by March of 2016, followed by the U.S. and Europe.

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