Army tests hydrogen-powered Chevrolet pickup

Can a pickup truck powered by a fuel hydrogen cell endure the rigors of military missions?

Over the next 12 months, General Motors and the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center (TARDEC) will deploy a Chevrolet Colorado, equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell propulsion system where is will be exposed to daily military use.

“Hydrogen fuel cell technology is important to GM’s advanced propulsion portfolio, and this enables us to put our technology to the test in a vehicle that will face punishing military duty cycles,” said Charlie Freese, executive director of GM’s global fuel cell engineering.

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