Orion goes electric

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The Mellor Orion has long been popular among community transport groups, and now the Orion E variant has arrived – offering a zero-emission option. Richard Sharman visited the very first operator of the Orion E, community transport operator H.A.R.T., to find out how the new technology is working for them

H.A.R.T. (Holderness Area Rural Transport) was the very first operator to take delivery of the latest Mellor Orion E model. This is significant in two ways. First, it is helping to deliver zero-emission travel to the Hornsea area community; second, it is paving the way for other operators to learn from their experiences of being a small community transport operator running a state-of-the-art electric vehicle.

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