PARIS, Oct. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Agilauto, the brand of Crédit Agricole Group specialized in the financing and sale of cars in France, will offer the hydrogen sedan from the French manufacturer Hopium as part of the programs for its private customers and business.

At Paris Motor Week, CA Consumer Finance, a subsidiary of the Crédit Agricole Group and a leading partner of the French economy, and Hopium, the leading French manufacturer of high-end hydrogen-powered vehicles, have signed an agreement for a provisional order for 10,000 vehicles, with production scheduled to start in 2025.

In addition, Hopium intends to recommend Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance solutions to its private and professional clients.

“We are proud to support a French manufacturer of hydrogen vehicles like Hopium and thus contribute to the transformation towards green mobility that Crédit Agricole wants to become a leader in France and Europe,” said Stéphane Priami, CEO of Crédit Agricole Consumer. Finance.

“We are delighted with this agreement with a leading financial partner. It will allow us to reinforce our commercial strategy with a planned order of 1.2 billion euros. It falls within the framework of the French and European industrial revival of clean vehicle production,” said Jean -Baptiste Djebbari, Chairman of the Hopium Board of Directors.

“I would like to thank the Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance teams for their trust and support with this pioneering order of 10,000 Hopium Māchina. This announcement, which comes at the close of Paris Motor Week, is a strong signal that underlines the central role of hydrogen in the mobility of the future,” said Olivier Lombard, CEO of Hopium.

Crédit Agricole Consumer Finance, the consumer credit subsidiary of Crédit Agricole S.A., distributes (in France, mainly through its Sofinco brand) a wide range of loans and related services through all distribution channels: direct sales, financing in the point of sale (car and home equipment) and associations. Together with leading retailers and institutions in the 19 countries where it operates, CA Consumer Finance offers its partners flexible and responsible solutions tailored to their needs and those of their customers. Excellence in customer relations, teams trained for customers and commitment to society are the pillars that make CA Consumer Finance a group that works every day in the interest of its 15 million customers and society. As of June 30, 2022, CA Consumer Finance managed €96.6 billion in outstanding loans. More information:

ABOUT HOPIUM Hopium is the leading French manufacturer of high-end hydrogen-powered vehicles and a key player in the field of zero-emission mobility. Created in 2019, Hopium was founded by racing driver Olivier Lombard, winner of the 2011 edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours competition and the most experienced hydrogen racer in the world. The race acted as an open-air laboratory that made it possible for Olivier Lombard and his team to reflect on new mobility solutions to face contemporary environmental challenges. Bringing together the main partners and experts in the fields of fuel cells, automotive engineering and advanced technologies, Hopium aims to restore the dialogue between man, nature and technology, in search of a perfect balance.

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