Japan offers a new breed of alternative powered scooters with the reported field trials of the Suzuki Burgman Fuel Cell Scooter. These scooters are hybrid and functions accordingly to acceleration, cruising and idling.
The fuel cell scooters can run a range of 217 miles with a single tank of 350KMS which is four times the standard range. It makes use of PEM fuel cells and has actually been undergoing testing in Britain since 2010.
The fueling stations are a part of the Hydrogen Town Project initiated in January 2011 which aims to develop the infrastructure for effectively distributing hydrogen for use in fuel cells at home, offices and vehicles.