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News 28 March 2023

Heavy trucks that run on hydrogen: a solution to reduce the carbon footprint of transport?

For transport segments where electrification is complex, such as heavy-duty vehicles (long-haul trucks and off-road vehicles ), hydrogen mobility appears to be a promising alternative to address the challenges of reducing the carbon footprint of the transport sector as a whole. While fuel cells have been the focus of a substantial amount of research in the context of low-carbon mobility, the IC engine using hydrogen as a fuel appears to be equally feasible as an alternative in order to significantly reduce CO2 and pollutant emissions.


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