Wrightbus bags UK government funding to develop hydrogen coaches

Ballymena manufacturer Wrightbus has been awarded over half a million pounds in UK government funding to develop its hydrogen technology.
The company said the funding, which amounts to £534,000, will be used to roll out is hydrogen fuel-cell electric coaches, having already developed the world’s first double decker hydrogen bus.
In total, over £50 million of government funding has been awarded to 30 manufacturing projects including rapid-charging motorcycles and self-driving cars, cementing the UK as the best location in the world to manufacture.
The funding will boost the UK’s innovation of clean, green technologies, helping to create jobs a …