Cofely – zero emission shared company cars


  • Offer a zero-emission solution to 50 technicians with high requirements for vehicle range, use and reliability.


  • Identified best opportunity for success
    • 50 vehicle fleet
    • Regular fueling at depot (2-3 times a week)
    • Local fueling options also available
  • Chose a high-range vehicle
    • Renault Kangoo ZE hydrogen – battery electric equipped with hydrogen fuel cell range extender
  • Developed a green hydrogen refueling solution
    • Station capacity started at 20 kg/day, expanded to 80kg/day within one year


  • Driver (technician) familiarity
  • Speedy resolution of the first technical problems
  • Refuel station availability

Key lessons and tips

  • Drivers quickly understood the deployment as a concrete action for the company’s energy transition
  • New vehicle drive ease and comfort
  • Reducing response time of technical problems is key
  • More refuelling infrastructure needed to scale hydrogen mobility


  • Drivers were proud to participate in the project and first technical problems did not affect morale
  • Drivers became ambassadors of zero-emission mobility to customers
  • Reduced carbon dioxide emissions, positively impacting the carbon footprint of the company

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