Symbio enters the US market

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Symbio enters the US market

Symbio, the joint venture owned by Faurecia and Michelin, has announced the foundation of its subsidiary in North America during the “Advanced Clean Transportation Expo 2021” (ACT Expo), an event that will take place in Long Beach, California, from August 30 to September 2.

On the US market, Symbio will focus on light-duty vehicles, medium commercial vehicles and heavy-duty vehicles in order to offer customized hydrogen solutions to automakers and fleet managers.

The French supplier’s solutions are compact, efficient and easy to install in existing engine compartments. The ACT Expo will feature a 150 kW product that is particularly suited to pick-up trucks as well as light, medium and heavy duty vehicles.

Symbio North America is run by Rob Del Core, who previously worked as a strategy manager at Hyzon. He had also worked for Hydrogenics. The Vice-President of the new subsidiary is familiar with hydrogen specifically in the medium and heavy sustainable mobility sectors.

A subsidiary in America

In a significant move, Symbio, the joint venture between Faurecia and Michelin, has established its subsidiary in North America, marking a major milestone for the company. The announcement was made at the highly anticipated “Advanced Clean Transportation Expo 2021” (ACT Expo) in Long Beach, California.

Symbio’s focus in the US market will be on providing tailored hydrogen solutions for light-duty vehicles, medium commercial vehicles, and heavy-duty vehicles, catering to the needs of automakers and fleet managers. Their compact, efficient, and easily installable solutions will be showcased at the ACT Expo, including a remarkable 150 kW product ideal for pick-up trucks and various vehicle categories. Leading the operations of Symbio North America is Rob Del Core, a seasoned professional with a strong background in hydrogen strategy and sustainable mobility, having previously worked at Hyzon and Hydrogenics. With this strategic expansion, Symbio is poised to make a lasting impact in the North American hydrogen market.

Article written by Laurent Meillaud and translated by Logan King.

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Logan King

Logan King

After an unusual career (3 years in the French army followed by a 3-year degree in Applied Foreign Languages), it was my passion for environmental issues that finally caught up with me and led me to join Seiya Consulting and H2 Today in June 2022. First as an end-of-study internship, then as Marketing & Communication Manager and translator at Hydrogen Today.

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