Wabtec (WAB), GM (GM) to Develop Advanced Ultium Battery and HYDROTEC Hydrogen Fuel Cell Solutions for Rail Industry

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Wabtec and GM to Develop Advanced Ultium Battery and HYDROTEC Hydrogen Fuel Cell Solutions for Rail Industry

June 15, 2021 9:00 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH, June 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) and General Motors (NYSE: GM) today announced they will collaborate to develop and commercialize GM's Ultium battery technology and HYDROTEC hydrogen fuel cell systems for Wabtec locomotives.

"The rail industry is on the cusp of a sustainable transformation with the introduction of batteries and hydrogen to power locomotive fleets," said Rafael Santana, CEO and president of Wabtec. "Our FLXdrive locomotive, the world's first 100-percent battery powered locomotive, has proven its potential to... More