Victoria supports H2 transport infrastructure pilots
In the Australian state of Victoria, the government has backed studies and trials for the use of green hydrogen (made from renewables) for use in heavy transport. The funding of 7 million Australian dollars (4.43 million euros) should help support refuelling stations and the development of fuel cell electric buses among other things.
S.Korea builds charging and H2 stations
The government of South Korea is planning a significant expansion of the infrastructure for battery and hydrogen vehicles. By the end of this year there should be over 1,000 charging stations and 43 hydrogen stations along motorways by the end of 2022.
Korea presents hydrogen economy plan
A new plan by the South Korean government to build a hydrogen economy includes a massive increase in the number of fuel cell vehicles produced in the country. While only around 2,000 such vehicles were built by 2018, the number is expected to rise to 100,000 by 2025.
Japan H2 Mobility (JHyM) alliance now fully formed
Eleven companies, including Toyota, Nissan, and Honda have jointly set up the planned Japan H2 Mobility (JHyM) business. They aim to install infrastructure for filling fuel cell vehicles across all of Japan and will start operating this April.
Nissan Leaf, hydrogen stations.
Video tip: With a new Nissan Leaf model for 2016, also comes a new ad for the U.S. It is also a sent off for the previous model year, which the ad mentions as having sold the best among plug-in vehicles in the United States.
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Download tip: The California Governor’s Office of Business Development has developed a guidebook for the development of H2 filling stations. The aim is to is to standardise hydrogen usage development.