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World’s first fleet of hydrogen double deckers have saved 170,000kg of CO2 since January

World’s first fleet of hydrogen double deckers have saved 170,000kg of CO2 since January

The world’s first fleet of hydrogen-powered double decker buses have already saved a whopping 170,000kg of CO2 from being released into the atmosphere since launching into customer service in Aberdeen, Scotland earlier this year.

Operated by First Aberdeen, the bus fleet, manufactured by Wrightbus, has notched up 100,000 miles of operation since January.

The 170,000kg saving of CO2 emissions is the equivalent of taking 42 cars off the road for a year, a statement from First Aberdeen and Aberdeen City Council said.

“Drivers and the public absolutely love the new hydrogen buses – sailing smoothly and silently through the city’s streets is an absolute joy. We get people hopping on just for a ride, to enjoy the experience,” Michelle Thomson, a hydrogen bus driver at First Aberdeen, said.

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