Hydrogen-fuelled bus trialled in Dublin

A new hydrogen fuel cell electric double-deck is being tested in Dublin. The vehicle will be trialled on a modified Dublin Bus route 9, driven to simulate real-driving conditions while examining emissions and energy efficiencies. An assessment of costs and infrastructural requirements will also be undertaken as part of the country’s Department of Transport’s Low […]

Competition winners to deliver UK’s first hydrogen transport trials in Tees Valley

Hydrogen transport pilots in the Tees Valley area will establish the UK as a leader in the technology and propel us towards our net zero goals, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said today (17 August 2021), as he unveiled the winners of a £2.5 million R&D competition. The successful trials will lead to supermarkets, emergency services and […]

World’s first autonomous hydrogen vehicle trialled in Estonia

The world’s first autonomous hydrogen vehicle, created by Estonian company Auve Tech has been showcased in the city of Tartu. The vehicle is powered by low-temperature hydrogen cells, which were developed at the University of Tartu. Seating up to six passengers, it is primarily aimed at enhancing last-mile transportation. The shuttle can drive without human […]

London getting hydrogen double-deckers

England’s first ever hydrogen double decker buses are being launched in London, marking what the Mayor calls another major step towards making the bus fleet zero-emission and “cleaning up London’s toxic air”. The 20 new environmentally-friendly buses, the first of their kind to be launched in England, will produce no pollution from their exhausts and […]

JLR in hydrogen fuel cell research

Jaguar Land Rover has announced it is developing a prototype hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle based on the new Land Rover Defender, with testing scheduled to begin this year. The company says the FCEV concept is part of its aim to achieve zero tailpipe emissions by 2036, and net zero carbon emissions across its supply […]

Hydrogen firm setting up in Dundee sustainable transport technology hub

Hydrogen technology company Arcola Energy is taking up tenancy at the new Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc in Dundee, supporting its work in adapting heavy-duty vehicles and transport applications to zero-emission, hydrogen-powered solutions The facility, backed by a £1.5 million grant from Scottish Enterprise, is expected to bring up to 135 jobs to the former Michelin […]

Scotland planning hydrogen-powered train

A zero-carbon initiative in Scotland is looking for a project partner to build a train which would run on hydrogen which could lead to the phasing out of diesel within 15 years. Scotland on Sunday reports the University of St Andrews is seeking a design partner for the next stage of the Scottish Enterprise and […]

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