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VW Passat Lingyu: Hydrogen fuel-cell version coming to LA Motor Show

VW Passat Lingyu hydrogen fuel-cell
Shanghai VW will show a hydrogen fuel-cell Volkswagen Passat Lingyu sedan at the LA Auto Show.

The car, based on the Passat, uses a fuel cell powertrain jointly developed by SAIC (Shanghai VW’s parent); Tongji University and Shanghai Shen-Li High Tech Co., Ltd.

The powertrain of the fuel-cell Lingyu includes a 55 kW fuel cell located in the floor of the car, a lithium-ion battery pack and an 88 kW electric drive motor. The car has a range of more than 300 km (186 miles) and a top speed of 150 kph (93 mph) on one fill. Compressed hydrogen is stored at 350 bar.

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Source: Green Car Congress