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Landmark UK trial of FCEVs and EVs in the Peak District National Park
© Air Products
Landmark UK trial of FCEVs and EVs in the Peak District National Park
© Air Products

Landmark UK trial of FCEVs and EVs in the Peak District National Park

A two week trial in the Peak District National Park and Chesterfield, UK, to test the suitability of both hydrogen fuel cell and electric vehicles is underway.

Said to be the first time that fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and EVs have been trialled together in the UK, the project aims to explore alternatives to fossil fuels, gathering feedback on customer experience.

Tested on a route connecting eight key locations and attractions in the National Park, hydrogen-electric and electric buses have been provided by Toyota, with the trial gathering data on each technology’s suitability for the varying terrain and refuelling needs with Air Products providing hydrogen and refuelling infrastructure.

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