Hydrogen bike gets 50% range boost – and its heading to G7 Summit next year

Switching hydrogen cylinders has enabled Pragma Industries to increase the maximum range on its fuel cell-powered electric bike by 50%.

By replacing the original 200 bar gas cylinder on Pragma’s Alpha bikes with AMS Composite Cylinders’ ultra-lightweight, high-pressure 300 bar carbon composite gas cylinder, Pragma has pushed the maximum range from 100km to 150km.

Pierre Forte, founder and CEO of Pragma Industries, said, “Alpha fuel cell bikes offer significant advantages over electric battery bikes in terms of both range and refuelling.”

“Whereas batteries typically take several hours to recharge, hydrogen cylinders can be refilled in under two minutes. For fleet applications, this is invaluable.”

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