Plug Power, Edison Motors target South Korean transportation market with new hydrogen bus

Travelling via public transport in South Korea will soon be a lot more environmentally friendly, with plans to develop a new hydrogen-powered bus for the country this week (Dec 15) being unveiled by Edison Motors and Plug Power.

With a prototype of the vehicle expected to be complete by the second half of 2022, the duo hopes to launch a mass-market platform for the buses by the first half of 2023.

Young-kwon Kang, Chairman of Edison Motors, said, “The fuel cell electric city bus project is just the beginning of strategic cooperation between Edison Motors and Plug Power.

“In the future, we hope to partner on other mobility applications including trucks, vessels, drones and PAVs. We believe that our combined technology and know-how in electric buses will position us to sell fuel cell-powered electric buses not only in Korea but also in other overseas markets.”

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