More than 800 hydrogen buses at the Beijing Olympics: a gold medal

At the ongoing Winter Olympics in beijing a gold medal, or rather, hydrogen for more than 800 buses, since in the Chinese city – theater of the games – circulate hundreds and hundreds of fuel cell bus.

As ChinaBus reports, according to statistics released by the organizing committee, more than 30 hydrogen refueling stations have been built for the Winter Olympics. In addition, more than 1,000 units of hydrogen vehicles have been put into operation, including more than 800 units of hydrogen fuel cell buses produced by Foton AUV, Yutong, Zhongtong, Geely.

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Compared to the fossil fuel bus, the hydrogen fuel cell bus is able to avoid emitting about 57 kg of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every 100 km. In addition, it is very reliable, can run continuously over long distances and can fill up with hydrogen in minutes.

According to statistics released by CAAM (China Association of Automobile Manufacturers), China produced 1,742 units of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in 2021, up 48.2 percent year on year. In the same year, its sales volume of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles amounted to 1,586 units, up 34.7% year on year.

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