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UK firm to replace internal combustion engines to hydrogen with new tech

UK firm to replace internal combustion engines to hydrogen with new tech

A new hydrogen fuel cell convertor for internal combustion engine vehicles has been launched by a UK-based company looking to replace petrol and diesel vehicles.

Caigan Vehicle Technologies today (August 26) said its engineers can replace ‘traditional’ combustion engines with a complete hydrogen fuel cell power system to allow fleet managers to upgrade vehicles to cut emissions and meet various net zero targets.

To convert a vehicle to hydrogen, Caigan Vehicle Technologies will remove existing engine and fuel systems, and retrofit a hydrogen storage tank, a fuel cell to convert the hydrogen gas to electricity, a traction battery and an electric drive motor.

Commenting on the company’s launch into the zero-emission vehicle market, Steve Turner, Managing Director of Caigan Vehicle Technologies, said, “Companies and organisations are under growing pressure to reduce their carbon footprint and there won’t be enough electric vehicles to meet demand as deadlines approach.

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