26 Dec '17, 7am

Dubai begins trial run of Mirai fuel-cell taxis

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the trial run of the first electric hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle, Toyota Mirai, as part of the Dubai Taxi Fleet, in collaboration with Al Futtaim Motors. The hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai will be on a trial run as the RTA continues to look for alternate fuel options as part of its sustainable transport strategy. Last October, Al Futtaim Motors, in collaboration with Air Liquide, has opened the first hydrogen refilling station in the UAE at the Dubai Festival City. The opening of the station will facilitate the use of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles at a larger scale. “RTA attaches paramount importance to protecting the environment and saving power consumption, and Safety and Environmental Sustainability is a strategic goal of RTA. This experiment is in line with the nation-wide initiative launched by His Highness ...

Full article: https://electriccarsreport.com/2017/12/dubai-begins-trial...

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