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Published August 26, 2009 09:31 AM

London to Launch UK’s First 'Hydrogen Highway'


London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced plans to create Britain’s first "hydrogen highway" by building a network of hydrogen filling stations throughout the capital.

As part of the scheme, a pilot fleet of around 150 hydrogen cars, five buses and 20 black taxis will be assembled in the run-up to the 2012 London Olympics.

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The flamboyant mayor has gone on record as saying that he wants Britain to become a world leader in fuel cell technology and his team have made the ambitious claim that, within twenty years, up to one in three of the 31m cars in Britain could be fueled by hydrogen.

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