Masats has been chosen by the company Promech, a subsidiary of the British company Woodall Nicholson, to supply advanced electric door systems for its new HYVIA project for a hydrogen-powered urban minibus.
This hydrogen-powered urban minibus is offered as a passenger transport vehicle with hydrogen technology and a range of 300km. The Masats product chosen for this new minibus is the 028Av2 12V compact electric door and is for the HYVIA urban midibus, according to the manufacturer the ideal system for urban minibuses, as it is very compact, takes up little interior space, and offers fast operation and passenger safety. The pre-series phase of the urban minibus
started at the end of 2021 and is scheduled to go into series production in mid-2022. HYVIA is a joint venture between the Renault Group and Plug Power, a company dedicated to hydrogen mobility. This project, based on the Renault Master platform, has resulted in the Renault Master City Bus H2-TECH. HYVIA has plans to expand its product range.