You are here

Hamburg bets on hydrogen to power its cars; customers aren't so sure

The Coradia iLint, a hydrogen-powered train, at a fuelling station in Salzgitter, German. French manufacturer Alstom says it has preliminary orders for 50 to 60 such trains from German regional authorities.


WITH its sleek architecture, the gas station in this city's famous warehouse district hints at the future of fuelling.

A small laboratory with tubes and tanks, turbocharged with electricity, stands in place of the usual cash registers and snacks. Two stark white pumps are...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to