Reva and Hydrogenics Pen Fuel Cell EV Deal

Indian-based Reva will use its electric vehicle technology to develop two fuel cell hydrogen cars in the first phase; after which a fleet of 10-20 cars will be rolled out at other heritage destinations.

Published: 13-Apr-2005

Bangalore: Reva Electric Car Company Pvt Ltd (RECC) has signed an agreement with Canadian-based Hydrogenics Corporation to develop fuel cell hydrogen cars for a future pilot project by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).

RECC will use its electric vehicle technology to develop fuel cell hydrogen cars with fuel cell stacks to be supplied by Hydrogenics Corporation. In the first phase, two fuel cell hydrogen-powered cars will be developed, after which a fleet of 10-20 cars will be rolled out at other heritage destinations.

"The cars are part of a pilot project that will be launched by Indian Oil Corp to promote eco-tourism in India," a press statement quoted the RECC chairman, Sudarshan Maini, as saying. "The cars will be used for the hydrogen clean technology project in New Delhi and at the Taj Mahal, in Agra."

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