European hydrogen mobility picks up speed with trucks setting the pace

Hydrogen continues to make major in-roads in the Mobility sector across Europe, delegates attending EU Hydrogen Week heard today.

Taxi fleets continue to see market uptake – Copenhagen alone has a hydrogen fleet of more than 100 vehicles – and there are more than 250 buses in operation across six countries, as the continent accelerates decarbonisation, offering good fuel efficiency of 6/7kg of hydrogen per 100km.

Trucks continue to be at the vanguard of hydrogen vehicle development, with prototypes being developed, while rail and aviation are undergoing testing.

Lionel Boillot, Project Officer at the Clean Hydrogen Partnership, said the H2Haul project has adopted prototypes from two OEMs, with 16 truck set to be deployed this year and next.

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