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T&E says EU needs to ‘wake up’ in new letter to the Commission that calls for the urgent roll-out of hydrogen stations for HGVs in Europe
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T&E says EU needs to ‘wake up’ in new letter to the Commission that calls for the urgent roll-out of hydrogen stations for HGVs in Europe

The European Automobile Manufacturer’s Association (ACEA) and Transport & Environment (T&E) have called on the European Commission to urgently roll out the necessary hydrogen refuelling infrastructure suitable for zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles in Europe.

In a letter addressed to EU politicians including Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal, and Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson, ACEA and T&E say they believe that 300 stations, capable of storing six tonnes of hydrogen, should be open by 2025, with this number to increasing to 1,000 – one every 200km – by 2030.

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The letter states that “new powertrain technologies will fast become the backbone of road transport, with battery-electric and hydrogen-powered vehicles being the key zero-emission technologies for heavy-duty trucking”.

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