Hopium unveils Māchina, its hydrogen-powered sedan prototype, equipped with Plastic Omnium’s hydrogen storage system

Hopium, the new French manufacturer of hydrogen powered sedans, unveils its very first rolling prototype during the Viva Technology week in Paris. This high-end vehicle, aims to be the first French hydrogen-powered sedan to hit the market in 2026.

The Māchina prototype will be equipped with a 700-bar Type IV* vessel made by Plastic Omnium in its Herentals plant (Belgium), which is operational since fall 2020.
This new generation will be optimally integrated into the vehicle chassis, enabling Hopium to maximize the quantity of hydrogen stored and achieve its ambitious 1,000-kilometer target range.

Press release:

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*composite high-pressure vessel comprising a thermoplastic liner reinforced with a carbon-fiber shellwinding

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