Plug Power Signs Deal to Power StreetScooter Delivery Vans with ProGen Hydrogen Fuel Cell Engines

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LATHAM, N.Y., May 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --   (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions enabling e-mobility, announced a new agreement with electric vehicle manufacturer . With this partnership, StreetScooter will initially deliver 100 hydrogen fuel cell-powered trucks for on-road use in series production to Deutsche Post , starting in 2020. Deutsche Post DHL is the world’s largest logistics and mail communication service.

StreetScooter’s electric delivery vehicles will be built leveraging Plug Power’s ProGen hydrogen fuel cell engines (containing its new ) to provide the vehicle with increased drive time—without the need for long charge hours—and improved efficiency through clean and sustainable technology. With the addition of Plug Power’s ProGen fuel cell engine, StreetScooter vans will have an effective range covering distances of up to 500 km.

“It’s our mission to help change the way our customers operate, providing them with reliable and sustainable mobile solutions to improve operational efficiency,” said Fabian Schmitt , CTO, StreetScooter. “Working with Plug Power to incorporate hydrogen fuel cell technology into our vehicles is yet another way we’re able to deliver on that promise.”

“The European Union is committed to reducing its CO emissions through the use of by 2020; it’s exciting to see governments taking that initiative towards a cleaner and more sustainable future,” said Andy Marsh, CEO, Plug Power. “These ambitions start to take off when private corporations take the lead and start driving these goals from the ground up. DHL’s commitment towards a cleaner future is the perfect example, and we couldn’t be prouder to be part of this work.”

Plug Power leads the hydrogen economy with cutting-edge fuel cells and hydrogen technologies.  The company is proud to have been the first to create an industry for hydrogen fuel cell systems in electric mobility, and now to be first to deploy hydrogen fuel cell engines at scale in the last mile. The company, working with some of the world’s leading logistics companies, is uniquely positioned to take its expertise, technology, and “know-how” to the road application, providing commercial scale, sustainable and efficient electrification solutions for on-road fleet vehicles. 


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Globe Newswire: 21:01 GMT Tuesday 28th May 2019

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