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Gore's Fuel Cell Technology Applied In Latest Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Vehicle

Eric Parker

W.L. Gore Fuel Cell membrane 

W.L. Gore Fuel Cell membrane 

ELKTON, Md., Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda Motor Company Ltd. (Honda) introduced its latest Clarity fuel cell vehicle inJapan in March 2016, and it is due to be available in the US in late 2016. The innovative Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is creating lots of buzz for its user-friendly technology and spacious interior.

The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is the first fuel cell sedan that provides cabin space for five passengers. That's thanks to Honda's downsized fuel cell stack power train, the efficient, high-power-density, zero-emissions engine mounted under the vehicle's hood.

Gore's GORE-SELECT(R) Membrane facilitate the chemical reaction between the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle's hydrogen fuel and oxygen. Gore fuel cell membranes have the highest performance and durability, key factors in the life of an automotive power train.

Inside that stack are next-generation fuel cell membranes developed by W.L. Gore & Associates.

Gore's GORE-SELECT® Membranes facilitate the chemical reaction between the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle's hydrogen fuel and oxygen. The unique design of the Gore membranes contributes to the fuel cell stack's increased power density while meeting Honda's strict requirements for durability and quality.

Since Gore entered the fuel cell industry in the early '80s, Gore Fuel Cell Components have been used in thousands of applications worldwide. Gore's portfolio of fuel cell membranes is known to the industry as having the highest performance and highest durability, two key factors in the life of an automotive power train.

For a link to the full press release, click here.