It makes no noise and does not emit any exhaust gases. New Zealand, known for its green image, tested the nation’s first hydrogen bus in Auckland. The test compares the performance and operating costs of a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle with diesel and electric buses running the same route.
The goal is to be able to create a fleet of zero-emission hydrogen buses by 2030. ” It’s a whole new challenge. We’re moving toward hydrogen and electricity, it’s beautiful »The bus driver announced on a microphone 1 news.
Transportation accounts for 40% of Auckland’s emissions
The hydrogen bus cost the New Zealand company $ 1.175 million and more than a year to build Global Bus Projects. By comparison, when Auckland Transportation Introducing two electric buses, each costing $ 840,000 per bus and charger.
At present, the fleet includes more than 1,350 buses in Auckland It runs on diesel to a large extent. Transportation now accounts for 40% of the city’s emissions.