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Government to promote hydrogen-fuelled automobiles
The Statesman
Date 2007-01-06
In a bid to keep the environment clean and reduce dependence on imported oil for the transport sector, the government is planning to go in for hydrogen gas-based automobiles in a big way with large scale demonstration of such vehicles slated for the eleventh plan and commercialisation in the following five-year plan. `Benaras Hindu University has already tested 15 two-wheelers which use hydrogen as a fuel,' Dr S K Chopra, principal adviser and special secretary, ministry of non-conventional energy sources, said here. He said hydrogen energy-based vehicles are clean in comparison to current vehicles which produce polluting gases as waste.