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HVS to develop hydrogen-powered emergency ambulances in the UK

HVS to develop hydrogen-powered emergency ambulances in the UK

Hydrogen could soon be powering some of the UK’s ambulances with Hydrogen Vehicle Systems (HVS) receiving a grant of £460,000 from the Department of Transport to develop this zero-emission solution.

To achieve this, HVS will work with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, the Scottish Ambulance Service, and Foresight Innovations to develop the UK’s first purpose-built hydrogen-powered ambulance set to be completed by the end of March 2022.

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As well as being zero-emissions, the emergency fleet can also benefit from faster refuelling (5 minutes) and extended distances between refuels providing critical attributes that makes it stand out from battery-electric solutions.

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