Plastic Omnium signs partnership with Hopium to develop the hydrogen storage system the Māchina

Laurent Favre, Chief Executive Officer of Plastic Omnium
Olivier Lombard, Chairman and CEO of Hopium

Plastic Omnium has announced a partnership with Hopium, the French manufacturer of high-end hydrogen cars, to develop the hydrogen storage system for the anticipated Hopium Māchina.

This high-end sedan, first announced in October 2020, aims to be the first French hydrogen-powered car to hit the market in 2026. The Māchina prototype is due to be unveiled to the press in June 2021. It 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.

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