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I-Blue: the future of energy

Instead of taking a conventional gasoline-powered car and adapting it to be powered by fuel cells, a team of designers from Japan and Korea started with a blank-slate approach to take advantage of the fuel cell’s unique drivetrain components. One example: They housed the fuel cell stack below the floor of the vehicle, rather than in the traditional engine compartment or behind the rear axle. This creates a 50:50 weight distribution, long held as the ideal weight balance for handling and maneuverability.