Hydrogen truck developer HVS started manufacturing attribute prototype test hydrogen-powered trucks at the production facility located in Silverstone, Northamptonshire, UK. This is part of the company’s vehicle development programme as they move closer to series production of their hydrogen fuel cell HGV.

Fablink’s 18,000 sq. ft state-of-the-art facility offers HVS complete build capabilities encompassing quality assurance, logistics, a toolroom and office amenities. HVS and Fablink are embarking on a long-term partnership, with Fablink providing the manufacturing of cab structures, chassis, power towers and providing assembly services. The build is underway with additional support of manufacturing service partners HSSMI.

HVS’ facility located in Silverstone, UK

HVS have completed the initial build of the first of the prototype rigs at the Silverstone site, which will shortly be despatched to UTAC, Leyland for the initial rig testing. The build of several other APs is now underway.

“We have embarked on another exciting new chapter for HVS. The Fablink team and facility provides us with the space, all the equipment and expertise essential for our build operations. This next project phase in Silverstone, home of automotive excellence, combined with the support of our exceptional team and manufacturing partners, positions us perfectly to successfully deliver our prototype programme”, explained Lisa-Marie Cunningham, HVS Interim Chief Operating Officer.


Related articles