The British division of Honda just announced that the Honda FCX Clarity electric vehicle will be showcasing at the 2011 EcoVelocity next month. The 2011 EcoVelocity is an event which will mark the UK public debut of the fuel cell-powered vehicle. The FXC Clarity will also be one of the cars that running the three times a day Parade.
The performance system on the Honda FXC Clarity is basically generates the electricity on board using compressed hydrogen as an energy carrier and emits only water vapor from its exhaust. The fuel efficiency on the FCX Clarity is twice more than a modern gasoline-powered vehicle.
The electricity on the Honda FCX Clarity comes from compressed hydrogen which accommodates on the innovative V Flow Fuel cell stack and the only emission is water vapor with driving range reaches 240 miles (386 km). The Japanese carmaker stated that refueling the FCX Clarity needs less than 5 minutes.
At this moment, Honda is leasing the FCX Clarity electric vehicles on the US and Japanese market. Both places are having emerging infrastructure that support hydrogen-powered vehicles. The FCX Clarity is not the only vehicles Honda will bring at the 2011 EcoVelocity event, alongside with the electric vehicle, there is also Honda CR-Z and Honda Jazz Hybrid which both available for test drives around specially-constructed track.
Dave Hodgetts the Managing Director of Honda UK stated, “We’re delighted to be supporting EcoVelocity because it gives people the opportunity to experience our cars and see how well they compare to other hybrids on the market. With the Honda CR-Z, Insight and Jazz Hybrid, we have a fantastic range of vehicles to suit every need.”