First Citroën ë-Dispatch Hydrogen trialed under real-life conditions

  • In January, SUEZ started to use the first ë-Dispatch Hydrogen under real-life conditions at its Carcassonne site which is equipped with a green hydrogen production station.
  • This initial trial, during the everyday activities of the site agents, highlighted the qualities of ë-Dispatch Hydrogen in terms of vehicle usage time optimization, versatility of use and speed of recharging, while using a clean source of energy.
  • The fuel cell technology integration has been done without any loss of useful volume or payload.
  • This encouraging first feedback demonstrates Citroën’s ability to innovate and take into account energy transition and transport decarbonization challenges by offering vehicles tailored to different uses, from My Ami Cargo to ë-Relay.

“Citroën Ë-Dispatch Hydrogen marks a new step forward in the brand’s electrification strategy. It completes our range of zero-emission light commercial vehicles, the largest on the market. This new solution combines both Lithium-ion Battery and Fuel Cell technologies, in order to respond to intense use by professionals thanks to a hydrogen charging time of just three minutes and a driving range of 400km. This technology will play an essential part in the roll-out of zero-emission mobility solutions for professionals,” commentedRichard Meyer, Strategy & International Development – ​​Light Commercial Vehicles Business Unit

Operators of SUEZ Carcassonne drove ë-Dispatch Hydrogen during the month of January. Their feedback on this first fuel cell light van is very positive and highlights how closely the features offered match with the usages required by their activities.