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Europe to trial long-distance hydrogen buses in 2024
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Europe to trial long-distance hydrogen buses in 2024

Long-distance travel just got greener, with plans being unveiled for a green hydrogen-powered long-distance bus that’s expected to hit European roads in 2024.

Capable of driving approximately 200,000km annually, with distances up to more than 1,000km, the bus is thought to be a world first and a landmark milestone for the transportation industry.

The bus is being develop by a newly formed consortium of FlixMobility, Freudenberg Fuel Cell e-Power Systems and ZF Friedrichshafen AG under the project name HyFleet.

André Schwämmlein, founder and CEO of FlixMobility, said, “We are proud to be part of the HyFleet project to develop the first fuel cell-powered long-distance bus in Europe until 2024 together with Freudenberg and ZF.

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