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Hyzon Motors Australia is Born

By May 17, 2020 2   min read  (301 words)

May 17, 2020 |

Recently Hyzon Motors announced that it will be setting up a division of the company in Australia.

Hyzon will initially set up technical support and project management capabilities in Australia, serving the Aust / NZ markets. Decarbonisation of commercial transport with hydrogen fuel cell vehicles commences in early 2021.

Hyzon said “We are also considering the options for locating our first fuel cell commercial vehicle integration facility in Australia.”

Fuel cell trucks and buses will be assembled in Australia by Hyzon, working with strategic partners. Target startup 2022 at the latest.

Green hydrogen investment plans for Australia are a lot more viable supplying into the local heavy vehicle market, as diesel displacement is a much higher value use for hydrogen than bulk export.

Governments and major corporations need to solidify plans to transition off diesel. It’s a match made in hydrogen heaven.

On March 16th 2020 Hyzon announced that it would be the First USA-based Manufacturer of High Power PEM Fuel Cell Modules for Commercial Vehicles will be in Series Production in 2020.

Hyzon Motors will be one of the first Hydrogen Fuel Cell heavy vehicle companies in series production, with integration work to start in the USA facility from mid-2020. Hyzon will immediately offer Trucks from 15 to 40 tonnes in gross vehicle weight, powered by Horizon’s high-performance PEM Fuel Cells.

About Horizon Fuel Cell: Horizon is a fuel cell pioneer and global leader in fuel cell commercialization, having been engaged in fuel cell R&D since 2003. Horizon supplies a full range of fuel cell systems, from low power air-cooled fuel cells through to high power systems for heavy vehicles, trains and other applications.

About Hyzon Motors Inc: Hyzon Motors is aiming to dramatically accelerate the current rate of transition to zero-emission, sustainable operations for heavy vehicles, with attractive economics and no compromises in performance.

 

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