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China mulls use of hydrogen-powered cars to beat smog

November 1, 2018 by Abhay Sharma

(Source: Global Times) China is thinking of replacing gas-powered cars with fuel cell vehicles powered by hydrogen to combat air pollution and save energy, and is studying when to ban the production and sale of cars using fossil fuels. New-energy vehicles refer to vehicles powered by non-traditional fuels – for example, electric and hybrid vehicle. Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) are powered by hydrogen, which are more efficient than conventional internal combustion engine vehicles and produces no tailpipe emissions. They only emit water vapor and warm air. China’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have been jointly implementing a Global Environment Facility (GEF) funded project that utilizes the innovative solution to help mitigate the impact of climate change. Read full article…

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