To mass-produce cars under the brand Grove the Chinese are going next year.
Chinese Grove Hydrogen Automotive, based in Wuhan, showed his first model of the hydrogen hatchback with a disproportionate body and a design vaguely reminiscent of a Maserati. Public premiere is scheduled for April, when in Shanghai will open the international motor show.
This writes the Chronicle.info with reference to motor.ru.
The name of the brand was in honor of the English physicist William Robert grove, the inventor of the galvanic cell in which the cathode is zinc, immersed in a weak sulfuric acid solution, and the anode is platinum in concentrated nitric acid solution.
Presented hatchback is equipped the power plant on hydrogen fuel elements and capable one tank to pass more than 1000 km (Honda Clarity hydrogen Fuel Cell drives 590 and Toyota Mirai – 502 kilometers). The car body made of carbon fiber and all four doors open up and away. Testing prototypes want to complete before year-end to next start serial production.
Orders for cars from the Chinese customers will start to take longer at the motor show in Shanghai. Delivery, as well as access to the world market is scheduled for 2020. The design centre of the brand is located in Barcelona. It is headed by Christopher Reitz, who previously worked at Fiat and Alfa Romeo.