SMRT's private-hire arm Strides to offer hydrogen cars

Strides is tying up with Toyota Tsusho to bring in the first hydrogen fuel-cell cars to Singapore.
Strides is tying up with Toyota Tsusho to bring in the first hydrogen fuel-cell cars to Singapore.PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

If the plan materialises, Strides will be the first operator in the region to ply fuel-cell vehicles.

Fuel-cell cars use hydrogen fuel to make electricity through a chemical process. The electricity powers one or more onboard motors. Unlike conventional battery-powered cars which take hours to recharge, fuel-cell cars take only five minutes to refuel.

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