The Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 Is a Hydrogen-Powered, Off-Road Monster Truck

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The Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 its an off-road designed fuel-cell electric vehicle and has an approximately range of 200 miles,the Army will test next year as it considers the viability of using hydrogen-powered vehicles in military use.

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It is 61/2 feet tall and more than 7 feet wide, and was built on a stretched midsize pickup chassis. It uses 37-inch tires and a special suspension to tackle extreme terrain.

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Specifically, the Army intends to test the Colorado ZH2 fuel cells for quiet, silent watch operation; reduced acoustic and thermal signatures; high torque; low fuel consumption and water by-product for use in the field.

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The Colorado ZH2 also is equipped with an exportable power take-off unit, allowing fuel cells to power things away from the vehicle.

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It is so quiet that you would turn your volume on just to make sure. We can even see that the Chevrolet Colorado is fast too! It gains significant speed on the road. It can go through rivers and rocks with ease.

Most of the Colorado ZH2 was assembled at GM’s Advanced Vehicle Integration facility in Warren and calibration testing will continue until early 2017 at GM’s Milford Proving Ground.

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