Vauxhall Vivaro Electric HYDROGEN in Newry County Down
Introducing Vauxhall’s new zero emissions Vivaro Electric HYDROGEN van. With a range of up to 249 miles. Ultra-fast three minute refilling. Impressive cargo volume up to 6.1m3 , and payload up to 1,000kg.
The new fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) is based on the existing battery electric Vivaro Electric. The plug-in fuel cell concept of the Vivaro Electric HYDROGEN enables the integration of the whole fuel cell system with the existing traction motor under the bonnet of the production vehicle.
Thanks to the smart packaging, the battery electric version becomes a fuel cell electric LCV without any modifications to the body (available in standard 4.95m and long 5.30m wheelbase) and with no impact on the 5.3m3 to 6.1m3 of cargo space, while the payload increases to 1,000kg.
The New Vivaro Electric HYDROGEN delivers range autonomy of 249 miles. This comprises of 218 miles for the 4.4kg hydrogen which can be refilled in 3 minutes, and a further 31 miles from the 10.5kWh battery. The Hydrogen Fuel tanks are located under the floor, and the battery is located under the front seats.
Available already in LHD markets (Germany & France), and arriving in UK in late-2022 for fleet evaluation trials during 2023.