News

Invest NI invests 5.5m in Wrightbus development of zero emission vehicles

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Invest NI invests 5.5m in Wrightbus development of zero emission vehicles thumbnailPictured at the announcement of a 5.5m investment by Wrightbus are left, Mark Nodder, Wrights Group and Alastair Hamilton, Invest NI. GB19950 p5

INVEST Northern Ireland, CEO Alastair Hamilton, last week announced a 5.5m investment by Wrightbus to develop and manufacture electric zero emission vehicles for international markets and to train and upskill staff.
Mr Hamilton said: "The Wrights Group is an internationally renowned advanced engineering business and a significant employer in County Antrim.
“Zero emission vehicle development is now a major area of interest within the transport industry and Wrightbus is at the forefront of this technology.
“Its progressive R&D and skills projects, supported by Invest NI, will support the company's export ambitions and ensure it is positioned to compete for the expected increase in global demand for electric vehicles."
*Read the full story in this week's Ballymena Guardian.

Share

Subscribe to read full newspaper »

Send to a friend

Please complete the following form to inform a friend about this page.

In order to process your information we must ask you to enter the letters in the image into the box:

CAPTCHA Image play audio version Reload Image

* Mandatory field - please complete