Electric cars and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are two types of vehicles that use different methods to power their propulsion.
Electric cars are powered by electricity, which is stored in a battery pack and is supplied to an electric motor to drive the wheels. They can be charged by plugging them into an electrical outlet or a charging station. Electric cars are generally considered to be more environmentally friendly than gasoline-powered vehicles because they produce zero emissions when they are being driven, as the electricity they use is generated from a variety of sources, including renewable energy sources like solar and wind power.
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, on the other hand, are powered by hydrogen gas, which is stored in a fuel tank and is supplied to a fuel cell to produce electricity. The electricity is then used to power an electric motor to drive the wheels. Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are also considered to be environmentally friendly because the only byproduct of the chemical reaction that produces electricity is water. However, producing and distributing hydrogen fuel can be more energy-intensive and costly than producing and distributing electricity from other sources, such as coal or natural gas.
Overall, both electric cars and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to a cleaner transportation system.