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Mazda to Test Hydrogen-Powered, Dual-fuel Premacy

With the adoption of a hybrid system composed of a hydrogen rotary engine combined with a motor, the output of the new vehicle is improved by 40% and the travel range when driving on hydrogen alone is extended to 200km.

Published: 25-Jun-2008

Mazda Motor Corp announced that its hydrogen rotary engine vehicle "Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid" was certified by Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) May 20, 2008.

The company plans to obtain a license plate and conduct public road tests in Japan.

Aiming to start commercial leasing within fiscal 2008, Mazda is promoting the development of this vehicle. The company also plans to display and demonstrate the new vehicle at the Environmental Showcase during the Hokkaido Toyako Summit, along with the previously released "RX-8 Hydrogen RE."

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