Oslo launched the fuel cell bus project Wednesday 30. May 2012. The launch was made by The County Mayor of Akershus County, Nils Aage Jegstad, in coorporation with the Vice Mayor for Environment and Transport in Oslo, Ola Elvestuen and the Managing Director in Ruter, Bernt Reitan Jenssen.

The Norwegian comedian Christine Koht was moderator at the launch and she created a very good atmosphere with her very outspoken approach including here unorthodox huggs to central persons like the founder of the project Ove Bugge and Jan Van Hool from the OEM Van Hool.

Executive Director Bert De Colvenar represented FCH JU and Director in HyER, Marieke Reijalt, represented the CHIC project at the launching. They where both speakers at the launching seminar after the official launch.

Links to Norwegian webpages:

http://www.tu.no/motor/2012/05/30/her-kjorer-landets-forste-hydrogenbuss

http://www.gassmagasinet.no/article/20120531/NYHETER/120539997

http://www.oblad.no/nyheter/her-er-hydrogenbussene-som-skal-frakte-oppegard-folk-til-oslo-1.7376635

http://www.nationen.no/2012/05/30/nyheter/hydrogenbusser/samferdsel/oslo/akershus/7466401/