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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 12:37:52 AM

Aston Martin completed its world first hydrogen-fuelled zero CO2 emission lap of the Nürburgring circuit in Germany.

The lap was completed on Saturday April 27 with Aston Martin Chief Executive Officer Dr Ulrich Bez at the wheel of the prototype Aston Martin Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S.

According to Aston Martin, it turned out to be a perfect test run ahead of a formal record-breaking attempt at the ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring (N24), to be held next month.

Aston Martin engineers were using the four-hour ADAC ACAS H&R-Cup VLN series race as a shake-down and test session ahead of the grueling 24 hour race next month.

The Hybrid Hydrogen Rapide S will line-up next month alongside a field of some 200-plus GT cars.

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tomok
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Message Posted: May 16, 2013 2:25:56 AM

Hydrogen-Hybrid Aston Martin Aces Shakedown Run? A very expensive and useless vehicle for me and hydrogen is a very expensive fuel too! When a cheaper way for hydrogen to be made has been found, then that fuel expense will go down. Meanwhile, back to the track!
Drive vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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honda0105
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Message Posted: May 3, 2013 7:48:27 AM

still not gonna buy one, but it's a move int he right direction.
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sydb7
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Message Posted: May 2, 2013 6:37:24 AM

ok. Rich people's toy?
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KrsnaDragon
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 4:52:03 AM

The car is beautiful.
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ThunderBird89
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 1:26:36 AM

good for Aston Martin.
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JoeKR
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:38:08 AM

3 Weeks from now will give a better idea.
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mfeldstein
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:32:48 AM

Hydrogen fuel cells are the future.
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CivicMA
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:30:30 AM

Somehow those that can afford this sort of car probably don't really care about zero emissions. It's probably more about "show boating" for them.
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rap12MA
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:29:57 AM

OK.Actually ok means that I have already commented on this old article and I'm just getting my 20 points.
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AmmoManAaron
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:25:53 AM

Old news.
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rosyLI
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:25:27 AM

Sounds like a very expensive sport.
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SHEP20715
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:24:54 AM

Old news
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tidalwave3
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:24:44 AM

ok
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smoketown
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:24:26 AM

A FORD TRUCK was to do that !
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DCbeachbum
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:24:17 AM

I am ready to see a car capable of running on pure gasoline, pure gaseous hydrogen, or a blend of both.
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oldred11
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:24:01 AM

Thoughtless points today. This is the fourth out of five articles that were yesterday's news.
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regout
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:23:37 AM

Can't afford an Austin Martin.
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dongo50
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:23:29 AM

hmmm
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busybee49
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:22:54 AM

Really not interested.
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Methodist
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:22:38 AM

ok
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installer
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:21:25 AM

More fun on the road. How do they hold up in accidents. Kaboom?
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:18:23 AM

Just need the filling stations.
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rd2000
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:18:03 AM

not for me
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:17:54 AM

Whatever.
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hawk8509
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:17:48 AM

NOOOOO
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rahcat
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:17:17 AM

Not for me. thank you.
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us4usa
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:16:53 AM

What is the price tag???
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Dragnet
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:16:12 AM

Doesn't apply here.
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badharley
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:15:54 AM

Good for them.
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Hi1
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:14:52 AM

Good but still not interested.
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yakstar
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:13:40 AM

the name's Bond- James Bond...
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BobD2009
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:13:21 AM

Too rich for me.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:12:52 AM

Wish I could afford one - - -
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:11:34 AM

It is a step in the right direction.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:09:48 AM

when i win the lottery maybe i will be able to make a down payment on one of these suckers..
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DustyHorse
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:09:03 AM

Keep working on the technology.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:08:46 AM

Ok
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troutbum7
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:07:36 AM

Just lower the price of gasoline. All these so-called improvements just make cars cost more. The price of one of these is so great the savings won't offset the cost.
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joel27nc
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:07:21 AM

Not zero CO2 emissions to build it.
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Cellsite
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 12:06:14 AM

Mildly interesting.
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DrLyon
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 11:59:01 PM

GO..
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 11:57:42 PM

probably uses a flux capacitor
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SpankyMI
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 11:54:36 PM

So what is the expected mpg for hydrogen vehicles?
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louderthanlove
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 11:53:55 PM

where do you get the hydrogen? its not viable
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FlyNFool
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 11:53:27 PM

No thanks!
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bvrbill
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 11:51:12 PM

Interesting technology.
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grt197
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 11:46:02 PM

ok
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gta_guy
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 11:45:39 PM

Very interesting developments...
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 11:42:04 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 11:40:26 PM

OK!!!
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