Follow

The vehicle was made by Qingnian Cars in Henan province and made its first drive on Wednesday of last week when local Communist Party chiefs visited the plant. The vehicle has reportedly not been tested over longer distances, but Ping Qingnian, the company's CEO, said that it could go 300 to 500km using 300 to 400 liters of water as fuel.

Qingnian said: “The cost [of research and development] is a trade secret I cannot reveal. We achieved this at a low cost, this is our company’s technology."

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Pieville