Energy Minister Matthew Hancock speaks at the Energy Technology Showcase in Japan.
Energy Minister Matthew Hancock has announced that the UK is spearheading a drive towards ultra low-carbon vehicles by developing an early network of hydrogen refuelling stations to support hydrogen fuel-cell cars.
The Government is launching a Hydrogen for Transport Advancement Programme (or Hy-TAP), providing £7.5m of Government funding to support industry in establishing around 15 hydrogen refuelling stations before the end of next year.
He also announced the Government has devoted £400 million towards innovations in low-carbon vehicles.
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