Volkswagen AG says it has successfully tested a hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle and a model that uses clean synthetic diesel fuel. VW tested two alternative fuel versions of its Bora model (known as the Jetta in the U.S.) in the below zero temperatures and high altitude of the Simplon Pass that connects France and Italy. The Bora HY.POWER prototype has no reformer, instead utilizing ultra capacitors that store the electrical energy produced by a fuel cell engine for demanding ...
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