Ad Astra announces arrival of first hydrogen bus in Costa Rica


American rocket propulsion business Ad Astra Rocket Company has announced the arrival of Costa Rica’s first hydrogen (H2) fuelled electric passenger bus.

Developed by Ad Astra, and manufactured by Belgium’s Van Hool for US Hybrid Corporation, the bus can travel approximately 338km on 38kg of compressed H2.

Ad Astra said in a statement, “Nyuti has arrived in Costa Rica and can be located in Puerto Limón. Nyuti comes from the indigenous Chorotega language of Guanacaste and it means ‘Star’. The stars are composed mainly of hydrogen.”

“We’re making history in the usage of zero carbon technologies for transportation. This is a collaborative effort thanks to the visionary teams at Air Liquide.”

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