Industrial gas company Air Products, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, displayed its hydrogen fuel cell-powdered Toyota Mirai at the America on Wheels Museum in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA, on October 8, 2018, in celebration of the US’s National Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Day.
In addition to showcasing its fuel cell vehicle, Nick Mittica, Commercial Manager for Hydrogen Energy Systems at Air Products, educated visitors on the benefits of hydrogen fuel cell cars as well as discuss how far the technology has come today. “We are excited to make our hydrogen fuel cell vehicle available to visitors at America On Wheels and appreciate the opportunity to educate the public about the benefits that fuel cells and hydrogen technologies provide in generating reliable and resilient power, improving the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and increasing America’s energy security,” he stated.
Air Products supplies hydrogen to refineries globally for the production of cleaner burning transportation fuels, and as such has a depth of experience in the hydrogen fueling industry. Use of the company’s fueling technology is increasing and it is now said to be used in over 1,500,000 hydrogen fills per year.
The company has been involved in over 250 hydrogen fueling projects in the United States and twenty countries worldwide. To date, its SmartFuel® technologies have been used to fuel cars, trucks, vans, buses, scooters, forklifts, locomotives, planes, cell towers, material handling equipment, and submarines.