How close are we to seeing hydrogen powered trucks on UK roads? Selwyn Parker investigates. The first of Hyundai’s hydrogen fuel cell-powered, heavy duty trucks will be put to work shortly on the roads of Switzerland in what promises to be a landmark date for the haulage industry in Europe. Part of an order for 1,600 trucks that will be delivered between now and 2025, the vehicles will be leased out through H2 Mobility Switzerland, a consortium of refuelling stations, logistics […]
Sheffield-based ITM Power is the leading manufacturer of electrolysis plant to make hydrogen, so it is no surprise that its CEO Graham Cooley sees a big future in the use of hydrogen to power heavy trucks. ITM Power is the UK lead in H2ME, a €170m collaborative project involving 43 partners to develop fuel cell and hydrogen energy technologies around Europe. In total, the project plans to open 49 hydrogen filling stations and put 1,400 hydrogen fuel cell cars and […]
UK freight operators interested in alternative fuels and retrofit technology to reduce fleet emissions are invited to a free-to-attend LoCITY event on 20 March.
The Covid-19 pandemic is widely expected to give the government’s net zero carbon emissions strategy a big boost, and the new Commercial Motor Show virtual conference will take a look at the options for decarbonising heavy road transport.