Systems developer Viritech has called on transport industry chiefs to take a strong leadership position in the debate over next-generation fuel technology. The company claims that only a commitment to hydrogen offers the UK the prospect of leapfrogging other economies that are predominantly focused on battery technology. In the wake of newly published research, it argued that the investment case for hydrogen is consistent with the ambitions of last November’s COP26 Summit in Glasgow and the government’s newly published Transport […]
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 […]
Parcel delivery firm Hermes has placed an order for 168 fully electric Mercedes-Benz eSprinters following the successful trial of two of the vehicles from its Enfield depot.
Three quarters of delivery drivers are willing to switch to zero-emission electric LCVs to reduce pollution, according to a survey carried out on behalf of LeasePlan UK.