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Allison Transmission to present new fully electric axle in UK-manufactured fire truck
Allison Transmission, a designer and manufacturer of propulsion solutions for commercial vehicles, is introducing its new electric axle, Allison eGen Power, for fire and rescue vehicles at Interschutz 2022.
Study finds hydrogen with battery energy storage can deliver a zero-emission fire engine
Research conducted by ULEMCo, a hydrogen solutions provider, Oxfordshire County Council and Oxfordshire Fire Service has concluded that it is possible to create hydrogen battery-electric fire tenders.
Fleet Vision International – THE SHOW preview
International case studies, the latest research, and practical examples of initiatives in action dominate the programme at the first Fleet Vision International – THE SHOW conference on April 13 2022. Ann-Marie Knegt reports.
Allison Transmission presents electric future at SICUR 2022
Allison Transmission will highlight its latest technology in firefighting and emergency services, including its eGen Power electric propulsion system, at the SICUR biennial international trade fair this month (IFEMA exhibition centre, Madrid; February 22-25; stand 8E26). Allison is expanding its…
ULEMCo buys first hydrogen fuel cell module from Toyota Motor Corporation
MCo, the hydrogen fuel cell specialist has started developing with the FC fuel cell module from the Toyota Motor Corporation. It produces a range of optimised hydrogen fuel cell solutions for electric vehicle applications. As the first step, ULEMCo obtains a fuel cell for evaluation under the feasibility project HySPERT (Hydrogen Special Purpose Electric vehicle platform for Refuse collection and fire Trucks).
Government funding for hydrogen-fuelled fire trucks in Oxfordshire
ULEMCo, the hydrogen fuel specialist, has been awarded government funding with its partners to produce an optimised design for specialised hydrogen-fuelled vehicles. Working with Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) and its Fire and Rescue Service, ULEMCo will design the fuel cell…
Ziegler commits to research into hydrogen-fuelled firefighting vehicles
Firefighting vehicle manufacturer Ziegler is investigating hydrogen as an energy source for firefighting trucks.
Gangelt fire department takes delivery of the first new appliance with updated ALPAS superstructure
German firefighting manufacture Ziegler has delivered TLF 4000 tanker to the Gangelt fire department. This truck is the first to have the new ALPAS superstructure, and it features the new Z-Control operating system.
Allison Transmission and Emergency One collaborate on electric axle integration for fire appliances
Allison Transmission, a designer and manufacturer of conventional, hybrid and electric vehicle propulsion solutions, in collaboration with Emergency One (UK), a UK manufacturer, service and support of fire and rescue vehicles, have announced a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).