Unparalleled hybrid power solutions company Fischer Panda UK has won its latest deal to supply mobile power systems for a fleet of eco-friendly, plug-in, hybrid ITV/ITN broadcast vehicles. NEP Connect, which provides connectivity solutions to broadcasting, live events and corporate clients, chose Fischer Panda UK as part of this multi-million-pound, five-year project.
At this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show, Fischer Panda UK will be announcing the partnership to visitors and industry colleagues for the first time and will display an ITN vehicle on its stand.
Built by NEP Connect, part of the NEP Group global network, ITV will use the vehicles to cover live breaking regional and national news across the United Kingdom. Fischer Panda’s NEP Mobile Vehicle Power Systems will also contribute to them being environmentally friendly.
Chris Fower, Sales Director for Fischer Panda UK, said: “Having been Mastervolt’s Technical partner since 2010, we have become a ‘go-to’ supplier in the marine, military, broadcast and commercial vehicle sectors for its products, which support such eco-friendly developments.” He also said: “We have significant growth plans in this area and we’re proud to have a vehicle on our stand, to reflect this important area of focus for our business.”
David Meynell, Managing Director, NEP Connect, said: “We are thrilled to have secured this significant contract with ITV and to continue our great relationship with them.”
He added: “We are also proud of the design and the exceptional environmental credentials of this new fleet. We have and work with some fabulous innovative and forward-thinking engineers and through working with experts like Fischer Panda UK, has enabled us to design such an impressive, highly specified, and environmentally friendly fleet of hybrid vehicles.”
Fully compatible with Fischer Panda generators, Mastervolt power electronics will complete a broad range of on-board energy requirements, to ensure the development of a properly engineered power solution for commercial and specialist vehicles.
The Fischer Panda UK exhibition stand will display and demonstrate a range of products highlighting the company’s integrated system approach. For updates leading up to the show follow Fischer Panda UK on LinkedIn and for more information on its range of vehicle power solutions visit www.fischerpanda.co.uk .
About Fischer Panda UK
Fischer Panda UK Ltd offers full-system design capability, servicing and aftercare as a leading distributor of diesel generators, air-conditioning systems, hybrid electric solutions and integrated mobile power solutions for a variety of commercial and specialist application vehicles.
Renowned worldwide as innovative, reliable and extremely quiet, the extensive Fischer Panda range of compact diesel generators includes its next generation highly efficient and powerful variable speed iSeries-Generators. Other world-class products from Fischer Panda UK include mobile power solutions working as the exclusive UK automotive distributor for Mastervolt and a wide range of refrigeration and air-conditioning solutions as the UK exclusive distributor for Autoclima.
Fischer Panda UK was among the first companies to achieve ISO UKAS 9000:2015 accreditation and operates from a purpose built 9,000 sq. ft facility in Verwood, Dorset.
Active in the military and automotive sectors, the company works with UK MOD and other military units around the world providing solutions for specialist vehicle and land-based applications. Two thirds of Formula 1 mobile truck units install Fischer Panda generators, as do the BBC, Sky and many other mobile broadcasting vehicles.
Operating since 1977, Fischer Panda GmbH is headquartered in Paderborn, Germany. The Fischer Panda team covers more than 500 technicians and partners in over 90 countries worldwide.