World’s largest hydrogen-powered bin lorry fleet set for streets of Glasgow

Glasgow, Scotland will be home to the world’s largest fleet of hydrogen-powered bin lorries.

Glasgow City Council has boosted its prospects in making the city carbon neutral by 2030 with the recent order of 19 hydrogen collection vehicles using £7m ($9.6m) from a climate emergency fund.

George Gillespie, Executive Director at Glasgow City Council, said, “Glasgow is now very much at the forefront of changes that aim to remove carbon from our transport system.”

“I am particularly pleased that such significant investment is being made in modernising our cleansing service with the purchase of 19 hydrogen-powered refuse vehicles.”

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