Loop Energy and Drabpol have been selected by Polish electric bus manufacturer ARP E-Vehicles to supply hydrogen fuel cell systems. The manufacturer, specifically, selected Loop Energy’s T605 system for its new Fcev bus platform, scheduled for delivery in the last three months of 2023.

Under the agreement, Loop Energy’s 60 kW fuel cell system will be integrated into ARP E-Vehicles’ new 12-meter hydrogen electric bus, designed for the public transport services market in Europe.
The T605 system also integrates eFlow™ technology to deliver top fuel efficiency, another key driver for ARP’s requirements. ARP E-Vehicles plans to complete its first hydrogen electric bus in the fourth quarter of 2023 and begin commercial sales in 2024.

Loop Energy Vice President of Sales and Business Development EMEAR, Luigi Fusi said: «We are excited that ARP E-Vehicles has selected Loop Energy, further validating our products in Europe’s significant bus sector. We are pleased to be working with Drabpol to facilitate our market development in Poland – the hub for bus manufacturing in Europe. This announcement is yet another excellent example of Loop Energy’s partnerships enabling our expansion into different markets around the world»

«In our meetings with ARP E-Vehicles, it was evident that the customer recognized Loop Energy offers them an advantage in deployment, operation, ease of integration, durability and reliability, and that last part is particularly important since the tender stipulations in this part of Europe includes provisions for long-term operation. Combined with Drabpol’s educated and highly trained engineers to provide direct support, we are able to create a compelling product offering for ARP E-Vehicles», added Michal Sitek, HQ Managing Director and Chief of R&D at Drabpol.

“By 2028, bus manufacturers must fulfill the obligation within the EU for 30% of public transport to be zero-emissions. With Poland being the largest European producer of electric buses in Europe, we will see significant growth in the coming years. Working with Drabpol and Loop Energy will allow us to secure a technological advantage and scale production capacity of hydrogen-electric buses», said Piotr Śladowski, President of the Board at ARP E-Vehicles.

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