Related Articles
The UK is consulting on a ban on the sale of new diesel HGVs by 2040
Forward article link
Share PDF with colleagues

UK road freight needs clarity on hydrogen – Lords

Government must ban diesel HGVs by 2040 and outline alternative options, says committee

The heavy road freight sector in the UK needs urgent clarity about technological options it should use to decarbonise, according to a House of Lords committee. The government is currently consulting on a ban on the sale of new diesel HGVs by 2040, following its ban on the sale of internal combustion engine cars by 2030. But the consultation must be supported by the research and deployment of alternative technologies such as hydrogen fuel cells. Whereas most cars and light commercial vehicles are better suited to operate as battery commercial vehicles, the case for hydrogen fuel cells in road haulage is much stronger. “The heavy road freight sector needs urgent clarity about which technolog

Comments

Comments

{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}
Also in this section
Air Liquide intensifies hydrogen focus
22 October 2021
Firm has made investments in industry, air and road transport as it looks to take advantage of national hydrogen strategies
Aker’s green hydrogen costs at parity with grey
22 October 2021
Norwegian company expects FID on two projects in second half of next year
Nel Q3 electrolyser order backlog up 8pc
21 October 2021
Leading pure-play electrolyser maker has 11GW of potential orders in pipeline and remains bullish on green hydrogen outlook
Sign Up For Our Newsletter
Project Data
Maps
PE Store
Social Links
Social Feeds
Featured Video