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Extreme E Reveals First Hydrogen Off-Road Racing Championship

Extreme E, the maker of the all-electric off-road series, will launch an off-road hydrogen championship in 2024. Named Extreme H, the first-of-its-kind series will race on the exact dates and locations as the Extreme E series.  

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The Extreme H car will retain the same powertrain and chassis used in Extreme E, but a hydrogen fuel cell will replace the battery as the principal energy source. 

“Green hydrogen sources will be used to power the Extreme H fuel cells, created using a combination of solar and water. This technology is already being used behind the scenes in Extreme E, where it provides the energy source to the vehicle’s batteries,” a series release stated.  

Extreme H will feature two categories: full transition or combined racing. Officials plan to launch a prototype vehicle in early 2023.  

For more information, visit extreme-e.com.

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