Europe’s biggest carmaker, Volkswagen introduced some time ago some environment-friendly cars in the United States. One of these zero-emission concept car Tiguan TSI HyMotion Fuel Cell.
Tiguan HyMotion Fuel Cell was first introduced in the event the Shanghai Motor Show 2007 in China. The car combines hydrogen fuel and electric motor is capable of producing bursts of power up to 107 hp if only relying on hydrogen fuel.
With the addition of an electric motor work, bursts of energy can be upgraded to 134 hp. The resulting maximum speed is 148 km / h with acceleration of 14 seconds for the performance speed of 0 to 100 km / hour.
HyMotion Tiguan comes with a lithium ion battery with a capacity of 6.8 ampere-hours (Ah) that can generate power of up to 33 kW. The battery can be charged when deakselerasi car or stepped on the brake pedal.
Though this car powered by hydrogen does not sacrifice cabin space for the hydrogen tank. The battery is placed in the box located under the cargo to the model of production Tiguan. While the tank pressure 700 bar integrated under the floor of the backseat. The tank is able to accommodate 3.2 kg of hydrogen gas.
In addition, VW berkomitemen also poured a lot of cars more environmentally friendly. As a model Jetta TDI (diesel) which is claimed to save fuel by 35 percent compared to petrol versions. Based on the pilot Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) United States, the Jetta TDI fuel consumption as much as 12.54 km / liter for the city and 17.29 km / liter for the highway.
Fear of NOx emissions on diesel cars was answered largest carmaker in Europe. TDI engines can reduce NOx by 90 percent. This is thanks to the internal engine modifications and filter technology that growing emissions. N0x emissions produced only 18.9 mg / km.