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Beijing: 10,000 fuel cell vehicles by 2025

The city of Beijing aims to have over 10,000 fuel cell vehicles on the road and build 74 hydrogen filling stations by 2025, Reuters reports. Some of the vehicles are to be ready for use as early as the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The plan is to replace 4,400 heavy trucks with those powered by fuel cells by 2025, saving 145,000 tons of diesel fuel. By the end of 2020, China had fewer than 10,000 trucks and buses running on hydrogen. However, according to Reuters, many provinces and cities were making efforts to develop hydrogen plans. They are calling for government subsidies to boost the sector. nib

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