By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Dec. 22 -- Shell Hydrogen BV and Shell (China) Ltd. signed an agreement with Tongji University in Shanghai to build Shanghai's first hydrogen filling station for fuel-cell vehicles.
The station, expected to be completed by yearend 2006, is part of a Ministry of Science and Technology program to develop electric vehicles.
The city of Shanghai expects 1,000 fuel-cell vehicles to be in operation by 2010, including buses sponsored through a United Nations development program.
Tongji University will develop and operate the hydrogen station. Shell will contribute technical advice and funding.