The Canadian firm plans to support M&I in increasing production of its 8-metre city bus upon the delivery of the additional S300, 30kW fuel cell systems, after the companies partnered to develop the prototype bus.

Read more: Hydrogen-fuelled bus using Loop Energy technology unveiled in Slovakia

M&I’s progression to the scale-up phase follows on from Loop entered the full production phase with Tevva Motors, where it finalised a multi-year fuel cell supply agreement, with delivery commitments of over $12m.

Read more: Loop, Tevva sign multi-year fuel cell supply agreement

George Rubin, Chief Commercial Officer at Loop Energy said, “Mobility & Innovation has made tremendous inroads into the market over the last few months, and we are proud to be their fuel cell partner as they continue their journey.

“The accelerated growth in order volume for our fuel cell engines is a direct reflection of rapid expansion of demand for hydrogen-electric vehicles in our core markets.”

János Onódi, co-founder and CEO of Mobility & Innovation, added, “We now have the opportunity to deliver our hydrogen-electric city bus to some of Europe’s largest and most progressive markets for hydrogen-electric vehicles. We offer a solution to decarbonising urban transit, and with Loop Energy’s technology and support, we hope to deploy our buses in cities around Europe in the near future.”

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