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How much? The first hydrogen cell propulsion car in Chile: charges in 15 minutes and has a range of 700 km

27 dec. 2022 – 16:41 p.m.

What happened?

Within the framework of the introduction of the automotive market promoting the use of clean energy, the first automobile of hydrogen fuel cell propulsion approved in chile

This is a branded vehicle toyotaThe Mirai model, which received permission to broadcast in the country, was authorized for the first time in Latin America.


This car does not need to be plugged in, as it charges from the battery. Also, it takes about 15 minutes to load, offering 700 kilometer autonomy,

what does this battery do convert gas to electricityHence it emits water vapour, which contributes to the control of climate change.

On being asked how the recipients can charge the vehicle, the Energy Minister, diego pardoexplained that “many manufacturers include a device that allows load it into homes, So little by little, when things come to a commercial level, we are going to be ready.”

Vehicles sold in the United States among $49,500 dollars (close to 43 million Chilean pesos) and $66,000 dollars (about 57 million Chilean pesos).

pilot scheme

The authorization of this car has a pilot scheme, under which they will be brought into circulation. three copies of,

“Some will say it’s only three cars, but it’s The first step to the development of industry… This happened with electric buses at that time, when they arrived there were few, they began to circulate and this has already allowed the development of the industry which indicates to us that we made positive progress in our country is,” said Camila Vallejo, a spokeswoman for the government.

For his part, the Minister of Transport, juan carlos muñozstressed that “it is the first vehicle that works with hydrogen battery that has been approved in the country and allowed to operate.”

“This is the first vehicle that has been approved and authorized in any country in South America. It puts us at the forefront of the continentIn a way, we have an equivalent of what we did five years ago when we ventured into bringing the first electric buses in the country.”

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