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‘World’s first’ hydrogen-powered autonomous vehicle showcased in Tartu
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‘World’s first’ hydrogen-powered autonomous vehicle showcased in Tartu

The President of the Republic of Estonia on Monday (July 5) was the first passenger on what is believed to be the world’s first hydrogen-powered autonomous vehicle, developed by Auve Tech and the University of Tartu.

Granted legal road status in Estonia just last month (June 2021), the hydrogen shuttle can carry up to six passengers and is primarily aimed at enhancing last-mile transportation.

Read more: Autonomous hydrogen vehicle granted legal road status in Estonia

Powering the development is low-temperature hydrogen cells, developed at the University of Tartu, which produce energy from hydrogen right inside the self-driving shuttle.

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