The scheme will support more than 4,400 jobs across the UK over the next decade. Life-saving emergency services will benefit from greener zero-emission vehicles, thanks to £77 million in new funding for projects developing clean transport technologies, announced recently.
The HYER POWER project, to develop a hydrogen fuel-cell range extender for specialist electric vehicles in demanding roles like fire engines and ambulances is just one of seven pieces of work across the UK that are getting joint Government and industry backing.
The schemes, which range from work on battery-powered buses, to a hydrogen-powered version of the iconic Ford Transit van, will support more than 4,400 jobs across the UK over the next decade, from Bath to Ballymena.
Investing in the development of cutting-edge technologies in key industries will help deliver on the government’s priority to grow the UK economy.
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