The world’s first hydrogen-powered tramcar rolled off its production line in east China’s coastal city of Qingdao on Thursday.
According to its manufacturer---China South Locomotive and Rolling Stock Corporation Ltd. (CSR), the move makes China the first country in the world to produce hydrogen-powered street cars.
The newly unveiled tram has over 60 seats, and can hold up to 380 passengers at a time.
After filling up the car with hydrogen in just three minutes, the car can run 100 kilometers at one time, according to Liang Jianying, a chief engineer of CSR.
Some of the comments from netizens are as following:
John McGregor: Can’t wait to visit Qingdao again to see these trams in action.
Imad Ahmad: Hydrogen is dangerous.
Evison Mira Pedroza: How about its quality? The safety of It’s the passengers? Chinese product dont last long. LOL