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The dream bus stops here

Fuel cell vehicles can deliver more than a nice ride — if we don’t ditch them



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• In a 2008 study by Science-Metrix, the B.C. fuel cell cluster was ranked No. 1 for research output in the world.

• By 2016, global sales for the hydrogen and fuel cell sector are estimated to reach $8.5 billion.

• Vancouver has the largest concentration of hydrogen and fuel cell expertise in the world, providing 2,000 high-value, innovation-based jobs in Canada. (Source: Hydrogen Highway Program)

Fuel cells were invented in 1839. They use catalysts to combine hydrogen and oxygen to produce water, electricity and heat.

- National Research Council