First national hydrogen vehicle testing center opens in Chongqing

It means that it covers the entire hydrogen fuel vehicle industry chain. According to the plan, the center will be completed and put into use in 2022.

China’s first state-level hydrogen power quality inspection and testing center was launched in Liangjiang New District recently.

It is reported that the project was built by China Automotive Engineering Research Institute (CAERI) with an investment of 500 million yuan and covers an area of ​​190 acres. It plans to build labs for hydrogen energy vehicles, battery cells, hydrogen cell auxiliary parts, power assembly control systems, motors and batteries, and relevant facilities.

Upon completion, it will provide testing capabilities for key components such as fuel cell vehicles, fuel cells, modules and systems, air compressors and hydrogen circulation pumps.

It means that it covers the entire hydrogen fuel vehicle industry chain. According to the plan, the center will be completed and put into use in 2022.

In recent years, the government of the Liangjiang New Area has strived to promote hydrogen energy industry. Besides this center, the district has introduced key enterprises Anhui Mingtian Hydrogen Energy Technology, a Developer of fuel cell stacks, and Fujian Snowman, a high-tech enterprise with compressor technology as a core.

Leading carmakers including SAIC Iveco Hongyan Commercial Vehicle have set up business in the hydrogen energy sector in Liangjiang New Area.

SAIC Iveco Hongyan has launched a series of hydrogen-fueled heavy trucks for cases on urban sanitation, urban muck, urban distribution logistics, inter-city logistics, cold chain logistics, less-than-load (LTL) transportation, barges (to transport lighters) for steel and coal plants, and port consolidation. The company has obtained mass purchase orders from large clients in Inner Mongolia last year and is expected to gradually roll out more than 10,000 vehicles within 4 years.

Disclaimer: This is an article created by Michael Liang for Chinasdg.org. You can find the original article here: https://chinasdg.org/2021/03/10/first-national-hydrogen-vehicle-testing-center-opens-in-chongqing/.

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