The Mazda Hydrogen Vehicle Connection

by : Margaret Adams

We all know what Mazda is. But as per what a hydrogen vehicle is, that is something not quite familiar for most people. You see, a hydrogen vehicle is actually considered as an alternative fuel vehicle, or an AFV, for instead of using the usual type of fuel or gas to give it power, the hydrogen vehicle can run using hydrogen as the primary source of its power.

So now the question is what is the connected between the Mazda brand and hydrogen vehicles? The answer is quite simple. You see, Mazda has been doing research on hydrogen vehicles. After all, the company has sure been showing very keen interest in this type of vehicle. Perhaps Mazda is still trying to find the answer to some problems that hydrogen powered vehicles pose. One of these is that hydrogen for cars can be quite costly and the vehicle does not perform well. However, with the type of technologies that the industry is capable of doing, perhaps the future is starting to get brighter for Mazda and its interest in hydrogen powered vehicles.

Of course, despite the blatant interest Mazda has with this kind of vehicles, the company still has the time and the capacity to continuously produce new vehicles in their vehicle range. Also, it still continues on creating products for the market like among many others. The company also is still continuously designing, testing, and producing new vehicles for the market.

The hydrogen powered vehicle interest that Mazda has displayed has been noted some fifteen years back. In fact, it has already created various prototype vehicles that they claim to hold the capacity to run on hydrogen. If you would remember the Mazda HR-X Prototype vehicle, this is one concept car that the Mazda has shown off to the motoring public. And it was during the Tokyo Motor Show done back in the year 1991 that the company introduced this hydrogen vehicle prototype. What this one held was a rotary engine that could run on hydrogen.

Years have passed and the interest on hydrogen vehicles has not yet waned for Mazda. And many enthusiasts are on guard and trying to see what developments the company has in store for the future.