Hydrogen vehicle: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Germany rolls world’s first hydrogen-powered train

Published: September 18, 2018

Germany has recently rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered trains that only emit steam and water. These bright blue Coradia iLint trains are built by French TGV-maker Alstom, which are costlier than diesel powered trains but eco-friendly. The new trains are equipped with a hydrogen tank and fuel cells on the roof and will produce ..


The world’s first hybrid electric tram powered by hydrogen fuel cells started in China

Published: October 30, 2017

The world’s first hybrid electric tram powered by hydrogen fuel cells has started running in China to give big boost to green energy in public transport. The tram was put into commercial operation for the first time in Tangshan, north China’s Hebei Province. With water being its only emission, the tram emits no pollutants. No ..


CSIR Pune organisation developed an artificial leaf to create fuel from sunlight

Published: September 6, 2017

The researchers at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-National Chemical Laboratory in Pune have developed an artificial leaf that absorbs sunlight to generate hydrogen fuel from water, an advance that may provide clean energy for powering eco-friendly cars in the future. The device consists of semiconductors stacked in a manner to simulate the ..