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Total Becomes the New Partner of Hydrogen-Powered MissionH24

By June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019

While Pierre Fillon, President of the Automobile Club of the West, recalled the objective of MissionH24  “the promotion of hydrogen, H2, in competition, with the aim of a category dedicated to hydrogen prototypes at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. 2024 “ , Christophe Ricard, President of GreenGT announced  ” the race commitment of the LMPH2G at the end of the year “ , during a press conference held in the circuit.

At the same time, the two leaders presented new colors on the body of the prototype: those characteristics of Total, which becomes a partner. 

Total contributes directly to the MissionH24 project by offering a complete hydrogen refueling solution. Its teams have thus finalized a mobile refueling station (contained in a container of 6m by 2.5m) and transportable, which will be operational on future events in which the LMPH2G will participate. This structure contains all the elements of a service station for refueling the car with hydrogen: a storage unit, several stages of compression, a cooling system and a distribution / connection to the car.

Philippe Montantême, Strategy, Marketing and Research Director of Total Marketing & Services:“Total has been a partner of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) since 2018 and official fuel supplier of the FIA ​​World Endurance Championship, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, until 2022. Our teams of researchers have been working for more than 30 years in close partnership with manufacturers in order to better anticipate the technological evolution of the engines as well as the changes in the regulations of the competitions. With this contribution to the MissionH24 project, we now have the opportunity to offer our ACO and GreenGT partners a unique product offering in the form of this complete hydrogen refueling solution, thus combining energy efficiency and performance requirements. the competition. “