Daimler Trucks has started testing its Mercedes-Benz GenH2 hydrogen fuel cell truck on a test track and will begin trials on public roads before the end of the year.
Vauxhall has unveiled its new zero emissions Vivaro-e Hydrogen van, which has a range of up to 249 miles.
Bramble Energy and MAHLE Powertrain are to showcase new novel hydrogen fuel cell technology in a Renault Kangoo ZE demonstrator later this year.
Van-makers are looking at whether hydrogen could provide commercial fleet operators with the range and payload to successfully make the switch to electric.
Ricardo has created a hydrogen-fuelled research engine which could offer a solution to accelerate zero carbon emissions in heavy duty trucks.
ULEMCo has secured £500,000 of additional funding from Equity Gap and Scottish Enterprise, which will be used to accelerate the growth of the company’s roll-out of hydrogen mobility solutions.
The manufacturer says that large national and international operators are showing strong interest in electric vehicles (EVs).
Stellantis will launch three hydrogen plug-in hybrid vans based on the existing Citroen Dispatch, Peugeot Partner and Vauxhall Vivaro.
A new fleet of liquefied natural gas (LNG) lorries from Imperial is helping to drive sustainable logistics at the Mini factory in Oxford.
Switching HGVs to gas fuels, including biomethane, bio-compressed natural gas (CNG), and hydrogen, could cut greenhouse gas emissions by up to 38% by 2030.
The Government has provided £54 million of funding for three projects to develop hydrogen powertrain technology for use in commercial vehicles and buses.
Hydrogen fuel conversion specialist ULEMCo is leading a Government-backed project to deliver a zero-emission Ambulance for the London Ambulance Service.
Europe’s truck-makers have agreed to work together to help create the right conditions for the mass-market roll-out of hydrogen trucks.
A new report jointly created by Shell and Deloitte outlines 22 solutions aimed at addressing the economic, technical, regulatory and organisational factors influencing the road freight sector’s ability to decarbonise.
Siemens Mobility has introduced a dual-fuel field-services van to its fleet on a trial basis, in partnership with Aberdeen City Council.
MAN Truck & Bus has outlined its zero-emission roadmap, which includes the introduction of hydrogen-powered vehicles alongside fully electric models.
ULEMCo is converting 20 Glasgow City Council vehicles to hydrogen duel fuel, its largest single deployment to date.
The Government is being urged to develop a ‘masterplan’ that will enable the decarbonisation of transport, including vans and trucks.
A two-year trial to understand the feasibility of using hydrogen-powered trucks has concluded that the current refuelling infrastructure is insufficient.
By Phil Lloyd, head of engineering policy at the Freight Transport Association (FTA)