Ford Fusion Hydrogen 999, is the world’s first automaker to set a land speed record for a production-based fuel cell powered car.
The car reaches a speed of 200 mph and was designed by Ford engineers in collaboration with the Ohio State University, Ballard Power Systems and Roush.
The hydrogen cells used in The Ford Fusion 999 combine Hydrogen and oxygen to generate the requir
ed energy. This car is more than just being an environmental innovation; it was built for style, to look like a racing car. With its strong aerodynamic body that houses the dominant engine, the car has no mirrors and sports trendy mesh architecture.
With the Ford Fusion 999 Ford is showing the world that they can create environment friendly vehicles that have no ulterior effect on the environment. The Ford Company is already building prototypes for the new
fuel technology. They are running a trial fleet with 30 hydrogen powered focus fuel cell vehicles.
Ford currently offers gasoline-electric hybrids including the Escape Hybrid and Mercury Mariner Hybrid. The company will also offer hybrid versions of the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan in 2008.