Gütersloh / Rheda-Wiedenbrück–-At the Shell petrol station on Bielefelder road 145 (B 61), H2 Mobility and Shell have opened a new hydrogen refueling station.
The station is the 70th in Germany and the first in East Westphalia-Lippe.
On hand for the official commissioning of the station and refueling of the first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle was Theo Mettenborg the Mayor of Rheda-Wiedenrückmayor as well as Hyundai employees Björn Wierskalla and Sandra Funke from the local representative of the South Korean automobile manufacturer.
519 hydrogen-powered vehicles registered in Germany
“Currently, only 519 hydrogen-powered vehicles are registered in Germany,” says H2 Mobility spokeswoman Sybille Riepe but we believe that the numbers will rise significantly.”
H2 Mobility states that by the end of the year, 100 hydrogen stations will be up and running in Germany.