Hexagon Purus enters Northeast Asian market for hydrogen-powered passenger cars

Joining the drive toward zero emission transportation in Northeast Asia, Hexagon Purus has been chosen by a key automotive leader for fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in the region to supply composite cylinders for the OEM’s current fuel cell electric SUV.

The two-year contract has an estimated sales value of €25m and the Hexagon Composites subsidiary said the first prototypes of the 700 bar high-pressure cylinders are due to be delivered by the end of this year.

The scope of the nomination positions Hexagon Purus for further projects within a large range of vehicle applications with this OEM, the company said.

“The push for decarbonisation is gaining momentum. We see game-changing market opportunities and we are mobilising to accelerate the development of zero emission mobility solutions,” said Morten Holum, President of Hexagon Purus.

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