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Kawasaki, Toyota be a part of fingers to develop hydrogen powered bike | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Amongst all mainstream bike producers, solely Kawasaki has invested in hydrogen energy.

Of all of the mainstream producers, Kawasaki has all the time been on the forefront of growing different powertrains. Now, the bike maker has partnered up with Toyota to speed up the event of hydrogen as a gasoline supply, and down the road, it is also used to energy a Kawasaki two-wheeler. Not too long ago, it had showcased two prototypes on the Suzuka 8-hour race in Japan. 

Kawasaki-Toyota hydrogen partnership: particulars

The deal that the 2 Japanese giants, Kawasaki and Toyota, have struck entails accelerating the event of hydrogen as a sustainable different, bettering the worldwide infrastructure and upgrading extraction strategies. Kawasaki has been fairly vocal about its thought to carry different fuel-powered automobiles on the highway and a brand new hydrogen-powered one may not be too far-off. The primary goal of this deal is for these two corporations to collectively deal with points dealing with the possible improvement of this know-how.

Proper now, the car business as an entire is grappling with switching over from fossil fuels to electrification. Therefore, hybrids, in addition to different gasoline sources (resembling hydrogen), make for an excellent bridge to electrification. In the mean time, the main problem with electrification is the lengthy charging durations and since different fuels like hydrogen are a lot simpler to replenish than charging a battery, they assist mitigate the issue. 

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