Gaussin explores FCEV production in Saudi Arabia
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Aramco) has just announced the signing of five agreements with French companies, including an agreement to explore a hydrogen-powered vehicle business with Gaussin. Here, Gaussin aims to establish a modern manufacturing facility for hydrogen vehicles ‘Made in Saudi Arabia.’
Gaussin gets license to build Bluebus Cit-e bus
Gaussin announced the acquisition of a worldwide license (outside France) from Bolloré subsidiary Bluebus for its 6 meter, 22 passenger electric bus, equipped with LMP batteries. The vehicle will be renamed Cit-e and manufactured through Gaussin’s current and future network of licensees.
Gaussin debuts fuel cell powered H2 Racing truck
French manufacturer Gaussin has unveiled its first electric truck, the H2 Racing Truck. The fuel-cell-powered truck is to demonstrate the performance of Gaussin’s announced electric platform on long-distance missions such as the Dakar Rally in January.
Gaussin hires Pininfarina to design electric trucks
Pininfarina is responsible for the design of the new electric truck range of the French manufacturer Gaussin and provides a first preview. Gaussin’s future trucks are based on a new skateboard platform that is suitable for both battery-electric and fuel cell trucks from 18 to 44 tonnes.
“Actually, we are the pioneer of solid-state battery”
They are the only manufacturer of solid-state batteries for electric vehicles on an industrial scale – and yet they are hardly in the spotlight: French Bolloré subsidiary Blue Solutions developed and commercialised batteries with solid-state electrolyte years ago. Their most prominent customer is Daimler.
Gaussin & Plug Power H2 logistics vehicles
The French vehicle manufacturer Gaussin is cooperating with fuel cell specialist Plug Power to bring hydrogen fuel cell logistics vehicles to market. Gaussin also announced the commercial launch of a range of vehicles for use at airports.
Gaussin & Total create electric aircraft-refuelling truck
Gaussin and Total have developed what they say is the world’s first purely electrically powered refuelling truck for aircraft. The prototype comprises two tank trailers, each with a capacity of 30 tons of fuel, and is expected to go into service at the end of this year.