This car has no gears and pumps out only water from its exhaust

A British startup has unveiled a working prototype of a zero-emission car that runs on hydrogen and is about to hit Europe’s roads. The super-simple Rasa design created by Riversimple has only 18 moving parts, weighs just 90lbs (probably just a bit less than a supermodel) and can run for 300 miles on 85 ounces of hydrogen. The potential gasoline killer works by passing hydrogen through a small 8.5 kilowatt fuel cell, that combines with oxygen to form water and electricity, which then drives four motors inside the vehicle. More than half of the the energy produced when braking is recovered by super-capacitors in the car and…

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