CaetanoBus launches first hydrogen bus with Toyota technology

A new hydrogen city bus that uses the same fuel cell stack as the Toyota Mirai will be tested on roads in Portugal next year.

Toyota said it has delivered and integrated its first fuel cell stack into Portuguese bus engineering and production company CaetanoBus’ H2.City Gold, which was presented at Busworld 2019 in Brussels.

This marks the first concrete step of a collaboration announced in September 2018 by Toyota Motor Europe (TME) and CaetanoBus to build hydrogen fuel cell city buses.

The stack is located on the roof and is coupled to five hydrogen tanks with a total capacity of 37.5kg, giving the bus a range of up to 400km.

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