West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street and Tevva Chief Engineer, Ken Scott (1)

(From left) West Midlands mayor, Andy Street and Tevva chief engineer, Ken Scott

Tevva hosted West Midlands mayor Andy Street last week, following the launch of its 7.5-tonne hydrogen electric truck.

Street was given a tour of the OEM’s hub at the MIRA Technology Park in Nuneaton and a ride in Tevva’s battery electric truck.

Street said: “It’s very exciting to have visited Tevva, as the company is trying to answer one of the tricky questions of the HGV industry.

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“We’ve seen electric vehicles develop in cars, but we haven’t yet seen a solution in the HGVs which tackles pollution levels in this sector, whilst getting the job done.

“It’s fantastic to see how Tevva is using battery and electric power to answer this question, whilst delivering automotive excellence.”