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Industry leaders highlight the important role of hydrogen mobility at policymaker workshop

Hydrogen mobility is gaining traction as a key solution to decarbonise the transportation sector, and industry leaders are highlighting its importance to policymakers. In a recent online workshop, organised by Hydrogen Europe and Clean Hydrogen Joint Undertaking, EU policymakers, industry players and knowledge parties came together to discuss the successes of EU projects and understand future opportunities in the sector.

Palma de Mallorca gets its first three green hydrogen buses

The Municipal Transport Company of Palma de Mallorca (EMT) presented on 10 March the first three green hydrogen buses in Palma, which will be incorporated into its fleet in the coming days on different routes.

The new vehicles, which are 12 metres long, will be used on various routes starting this week and are part of the five acquired by EMT.

EMT will be the first customer of the green hydrogen plant in Lloseta, the first industrial renewable hydrogen plant in Spain.

First order of Solaris hydrogen articulated buses from Aschaffenburg

The German company Stadtwerke Aschaffenburg Verkehrs GmbH has opted for 12 hydrogen buses manufactured by Solaris. As a result, ten Urbino 12 hydrogen buses and two Urbino 18 hydrogen buses will go to one of the largest cities in the Lower Franconia region. This is Solaris' first order for 18-metre hydrogen buses, which went on the market in the autumn of 2022. The 10 Urbino 12 hydrogen vehicles ordered, and the two 18-metre buses will be on the streets of Aschaffenburg from 2024.

Deutsche Bahn orders 60 hydrogen-powered buses from Caetanobus

The German state railway group Deutsche Bahn (DB), which also operates local public road transport services, has reached a framework agreement with Portuguese manufacturer Caetanobus for the supply of hydrogen-powered vehicles, which will start running in Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein from 2024.

Hydrogen fuel cell bus will carry passengers on line 17 in Most for three days

In three days, it will drive six hundred kilometres through the streets of Most in a test run. It will be deployed on a demanding route with several elevation changes, it has only water vapour coming out of its exhaust, and it is powered by an unconventional fuel - hydrogen! This is the unique CaetanoBus, designed in cooperation with Toyota and expected to provide Most with accurate data on whether hydrogen is a promising future fuel for public transport vehicles.

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