The Ministry of Infrastructure has developed a draft order that will allow Ukraine to establish production of hydrogen-powered cars. This was reported on the website of the ministry.
It is noted that today in Ukraine there are no requirements for hydrogen transport. These are electric vehicles on hydrogen fuel cells. They run on compressed hydrogen.
The relevant order on approval of Amendments to the Procedure for approval of the design of vehicles, their parts and equipment also provides for the postponement until 2025 of some design requirements for vehicles.
“Hydrogen-powered cars do not harm the environment because they have zero carbon emissions. Increasing the number of such vehicles will reduce the level of negative impact on the environment,” the press service said.
The document will allow not only importing hydrogen cars, but also to establish their production in Ukraine. This could be an impetus for the further development of hydrogen technologies, the ministry stressed.
Deferral requirements have been introduced in order to support national manufacturers, importers, dealers, and consumers from rising production costs and the final cost of cars.
Prior to that, it became known that the import of electric cars in Ukraine was exempt from taxes. Two new laws amend the Customs and Tax Codes.
We will add that two models of electric cars were presented in Ukraine. The model of the Ukrainian electric car is more like a four-wheeled scooter at a price of 224 thousand hryvnias.
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