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Toyota, Everfuel, DRIVR partner to scale Copenhagen’s, Denmark, taxis to more than 500 by 2025

Toyota, Everfuel, DRIVR partner to scale Copenhagen’s, Denmark, taxis to more than 500 by 2025

Hydrogen-powered taxis are set to be scaled as part of a new partnership between Toyota, Everfuel, and DRIVR, revealed today (Jan 6).

The five-year collaboration agreement will look to scale the current number of fuel cell taxis within Copenhagen, Denmark, following much in the steps of Paris, France, which also has hydrogen taxis.

The partnership aims to reach 500 hydrogen Mirais in Copenhagen by the end of 2025 with more than 200 by the end of 2022.

Everfuel already delivers hydrogen to DRIVR’s taxis and will be the sole hydrogen provider throughout the five-year contract.

Everfuel is now working actively at establishing further hydrogen refuelling stations in the Greater Copenhagen area to meet the increasing demand from the new Mirai taxis and other vehicle segments.

Jacob Krogsgaard, the CEO at Everfuel, said, “We could not be more excited to enter into the agreement with DRIVR and Toyota. We at Everfuel will deliver locally produced green hydrogen to the project and build additional infrastructure to meet the increasing demand for zero-emission mobility.

“It is a substantial step in our proof-of business phase, where we in collaboration with our partners, show how the entire hydrogen value chain can be connected.

“We look very much forward to the continuous collaboration with DRIVR and Toyota to make hydrogen happen and decarbonise transportation at scale.”

Bo Svane, General Manager for Mobility and New Businesses at Toyota Denmark A/S, said, “This is a huge step towards decarbonisation of Copenhagen, and Toyota is proud to be a part of one of the biggest green taxi initiatives in Europe.

“We see the Mirai as a perfect match for the taxi industry, where the drivers will experience a car that is fully refuelled within 3-5 minutes, and customers have a smooth and emission-free experience driving through Copenhagen.”

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