PARIS – PSA Peugeot Citroen's H2O fuel cell-powered concept car, designed for the Mondiale de l'Automobile here this month, uses an onboard reformer to derive hydrogen from a chemical brew. Sodium borohydride (NaBH4) is a combination of boron, sodium and hydrogen that is a by-product of borax production. It is mixed with water to form a sort of slurry that’s kept in a 13.2-gal. (50L) fuel tank. Peugeot’s H20 concept uses unique new fuel to carry hydrogen for its fuel cell ...
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