Faurecia supplies hydrogen storage solutions to HYVIA
Faurecia and HYVIA are both based in France.
Faurecia will supply next-generation hydrogen storage systems for the mass production of its Renault Master H2-TECH, made in France.
The hydrogen storage systems will be produced in Faurecia’s plant located in Allenjoie, France, which has a capacity of over 100k tanks per year.
The reveal will take place at the Mondial de l’Auto, Paris. HYVIA is a joint venture (JV) between Renault Group and Plug, and this will be the JV’s first large series production.
Leveraging on its strong experience in manufacturing as a Tier-1 supplier for the automotive market, Faurecia brings its know-how of hydrogen storage systems for light commercial vehicles providing a solution which makes no compromise on payload, available space, and autonomy.
Faurecia confirms its ambition to support its customers in its zero-emission strategy by supplying complete best-in-class hydrogen storage systems guaranteed by a strong innovation roadmap and including maintenance services.
Faurecia and HYVIA have been recently confirmed as part of the Important Project of Common European Interest, positioning the partners as key players in the French hydrogen ecosystem.
The production of Faurecia’s hydrogen storage will take place in the plant of Allenjoie (France), Faurecia’s first mass production plant for hydrogen storage systems. Equipped with best-in-class manufacturing processes, advanced traceability solutions and in-house testing capabilities.
This contract also confirms HYVIA’s confidence in Faurecia’s strong know-how in manufacturing high-quality automotive parts for mass production.