Nitin Gadkari rides
India's first hydrogen-powered car
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Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today reached Parliament in a
green hydrogen-powered car
. He wants to encourage more people to use hydrogen fuel
Nitin Gadkari said "
The name of this car is 'Mirai
', it means the future. We have to become self-reliant in fuels as well.
Nitin Gadkari said, GoI has initiated a
₹3000 crore mission
and (soon) we will become a county exporting hydrogen. Wherever coal is used , green hydrogen will be used there.
He further added that to become '
', we've introduced green hydrogen which is generated from water. This car is a pilot project
Manufacturing of green hydrogen will begin in the country, imports will be curbed and
new employment opportunities
will be created.
Toyota recently launched the Mirai, making it I
ndia’s first hydrogen fuel cell EV (FCEV)
. Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari unveiled the sedan.
Mirai, powered by a hydrogen fuel cell battery pack and capable of providing a r
ange up to 600 km in a single charge
, brings down the cost of travel to just Rs 2 per km.
In the USA, the 2021 Mirai FCEV starts at $49,500 to $66,000 USA. In India, the price of Toyota Mirai FCEV will start from
Rs.37 lakhs to Rs.55 lakhs
, depending on its variant.