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Managing Director Suzhou VIPO Service Co., Ltd.

I own a Singaporean-led company operating from Suzhou, China providing supply chain and management services with our proven track records and expertise in setting up representative offices...

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Good explanation of the differences between battery-powered and hydrogen-fuel cell vehicles.

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Jim Stack on Jul 22, 2022

Sorry but I don't see hydrogen as winning for many reasons. 1st the h2 gas can explode. It is costly to make and store. If from water we need all the water we can get. 

   I have read H2 is 8 times more energy. Also I can't hake H2 on my roof like I do with solar electricity.  

 

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Julian Silk on Jul 25, 2022

The energy that is stored in the battery can be less easily accessed as the time between uses increases, especially for lithium-ion batteries after they have been used many times. The hydrogen, once it is in the tank, won't disappear, and if you leave the vehicle for a month without using it, and then try to start it up again, it should work. Hydrogen may not be the optimal fuel for automobiles, but it may be valuable for larger vehicles, including ships.

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Julian Silk on Jul 25, 2022

It is sort of absurd to see 

https://aerospaceamerica.aiaa.org/features/hydrogen-coming-to-an-aircraf...

on the same day, and almost in the same space as this article.

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