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GreenGT to supply powertrains in Le Mans Hydrogen class

5 February 2021

The Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) has appointed GreenGT to supply the Hydrogen class powertrains at 2024 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Swiss company, GreenGT, will be the sole powertrain supplier for the hydrogen-electric prototypes to be introduced at the 2024 24 Hours of Le Mans. Competitors in the new class will be free to choose the fuel cell stack for their cars.

A pioneer in high-density electric-hydrogen-powered systems, committed to making sustainable mobility a reality, GreenGT joins Plastic Omnium (fuel tanks) and Red Bull-Oreca (chassis) as technological supplier for the new endurance racing class.

GreenGT will supply the powertrain for each of the cars entered in the hydrogen category, including the battery, engine, and transmission.

The fuel cell stack, the core of hydrogen technology (fuel cell, power control hardware and software, compressors, and cooling system) will be open to development by the teams.

Pierre Fillon, president of the Automobile Club de l’Ouest: “The forthcoming hydrogen class is really taking shape. GreenGT was an obvious choice for us. We had already been working together for several years and the expertise we have built up thanks to the MissionH24 project will benefit the teams that enter the class. We know where we want to go, and with excellent companions to help us on the way, the ACO is determined to achieve the goal of making a real contribution to sustainable mobility.”

Christophe Ricard, president of GreenGT: “Just over two years ago, the ACO and GreenGT launched MissionH24 with a view to introducing a hydrogen category at the 2024 24 Hours of Le Mans. Today, we are proud to be joining prominent automotive experts Oreca, Red Bull Advanced Technologies and Plastic Omnium as supplier for the class. The challenge is great, as is our determination to meet it.”

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