Mazda Motor Corp.’s plan to deploy a fleet of hydrogen-fueled sports cars with rotary engines in Japan takes a significant step as government officials give the auto maker clearance to begin road testing the technology. Mazda’s RX-8 H2RE Mazda’s prototype RX-8 H2RE carries a dual-fuel engine offering drivers the option of running the vehicle on fuel supplied either by a gasoline or hydrogen tank, which are both onboard. The H2RE development program was announced in 2003 and Mazda says ...

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