HysetCo acquires Slota Group, announces plans for fleet of hydrogen taxis

Slota Group’s fleet of diesel taxis in Paris is set to be replaced by hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai’s by the end of the year.

The plans were announced today (19th Jan) along with the news that Slota Group has been acquired by HysetCo, an asset management firm which owns the world’s largest fleet of hydrogen taxis, operated by Hype.

Operated by Hype, the new hydrogen-powered fleet will be supported by two new hydrogen refuelling stations which will be added to the existing network this year, including one at Porte de Saint-Cloud, on a site operated by the City of Paris.

According to a press release, the rollout will receive financial support from the ADEME, as well as the Île-de-France Region and the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU).

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