Newly formed Japan H2 Mobility aims to build 80 hydrogen stations by 2022


Eleven Japanese companies have joined forces to help accelerate the deployment of hydrogen (H2) stations for fuel cell vehicles (FCV) in Japan, pledging to build 80 H2 stations by 2022.

The newly formed Japan H2 Mobility, LLC (JHyM) will foster the deployment of H2 stations throughout Japan under the guidance of the Japanese Central Government’s Ministerial Council on Renewable Energy, Hydrogen and Related Issues.

The 11 partners in the venture are Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd, Honda Motor Co., Ltd, JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation, Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd, Iwatani Corporation, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd, Toho Gas Co., Ltd, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Development Bank of Japan Inc.

In alignment with Central Government policies, the 11 founding companies joined forces to create the world’s first framework in which not only infrastructure developers and automakers but also investors are involved in collaboration, based on the common belief in the effectiveness of H2 and FCV for mobility and continued sustainable societal development.

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