New dual-fuel van operating in Aberdeen

Siemens Mobility and Aberdeen City Council have deployed Aberdeen’s first dual-fuel field-services van, introducing hydrogen to its road vehicle fleet.

Fitted with a green hydrogen fuel tank for use in combination with conventional diesel fuel, the van can travel approximately 160-180 miles per gallon in dual-fuel mode, with diesel-only operation available as back-up.

According to Siemens Mobility, the vehicle takes less than ten minutes to refuel with hydrogen.

Wilke Reints, Managing Director Intelligent Traffic Systems for Siemens Mobility Limited, said, “There is significant benefit to using green hydrogen as a fuel source for transport. We are all aware that the current energy economy is not sustainable, and the level of air pollution is a constant concern.

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