The new eco-friendly bus will be the first of the high-decker buses on offer and H2X Global’s first in Europe. The new buses will be equipped with both hydrogen fuel cells and super capacitors for use as school buses in the city and outlying regions.
The non-binding memorandum of understanding between H2X and the municipality of Trelleborg creates additional jobs in Sweden as commercial vehicle production for Trelleborg will come from H2X’s European headquarters based in Sweden where full production and service are located, further increasing the volume of the recent MoU with the City of Gothenburg.
Boss of North Europe – Peter West mentioned:
“H2X is leading the way for commercial vehicles in the Nordics and is particularly pleased to have signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the Municipality of Trelleborg as a joint initiative for hydrogen buses for the school program. following our recent agreement with Gothenburg. This is a further step to connect our zero-emission vehicles along the European Hydrogen Corridor.”
Magnus Sahlin, CEO of Trelleborg Energi, said:
“This memorandum marks another leap forward in the municipality’s zero-carbon ambitions. We want to show that sustainable energy and mobility solutions are not about the future, but about change today. The first hydrogen bus and the garbage truck prove how we are taking concrete steps towards zero-emission transport in the region.With the first service station in operation in Trelleborg in January 2023these initiatives are a great start to the transformation of the automotive sector in this region.”
Stina SalomonssonHead of Education Administration, Municipality of Trelleborg, said:
“For us locally, it is natural to be part of the transformation of the Swedish automotive sector in order to achieve the national goal of zero emissions by 2045. Our new hydrogen vehicles are part of this adventure.”
CEO and Founder of H2X Global, Brendan Norman said:
“We are delighted that Trelleborg and Gothenburg have entered into a partnership with H2X where we work together to provide not only the right vehicles for their needs, but the total solution for their vehicle management. He added: “Sweden has one of the most progressive Hydrogen strategies, projects and activities in Europe, but we must continue to act now to fight climate change in order to improve the air quality in our cities. Introducing hydrogen-powered buses and utility vehicles into the authorities’ fleet, using the right technology for different operational requirements, will help us all breathe cleaner air.”
H2X is an Australia-based global automotive and powertrain company focused on absolute sustainability. The company is focused on harnessing the most efficient and effective technologies, with a responsibility to capture free and renewable energy sources. A specialization in hydrogen is the foundation of H2X’s growth, but with a strong platform as a manufacturer of professional electric-powered hydrogen vehicles, the company has a versatile approach to finding the right vehicle for the right job. www.h2xglobal.com. H2X Global operates in Australia, Malaysia, Indiaand Europe.
About Trelleborgs Energi
Trelleborgs Energi is a modern, forward-looking energy company. All our work evolves around sustainable and innovative solutions, connected to the local community. Our goal is to turn our customers into climate heroes, make our owners proud and make Trelleborg the most climate-smart city in Sweden. Learn more about www.trelleborgsenergi.se
Municipality of Trelleborg
Sweden The southernmost municipality strives to provide a high quality of life and long-term sustainable development for its citizens.
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