PowerTap Announces Appointment of Former Toyota Executive Yves Gionet to the PowerTap Advisory Board

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PowerTap Hydrogen Fueling Corp. (“PowerTap” or the “Company”). The Company is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Yves Gionet, a former Toyota executive, to its advisory board.

Mr. Gionet, a former Toyota executive, was part of the team that launched Lexus Canada in 1990 and finished his Toyota career leading the division. During his 40-year illustrious career, Mr. Gionet demonstrated a strong focus on brand and dealer network development which served him and Toyota well in transforming the Toyota and Lexus network for growth in the year 2000 and beyond. With the arrival of the new Lexus IS in 2005, Mr. Gionet was a key team member in the launch of Lexus Canada’s “Moments” campaign as a way to link the values of L-finesse, the basis of the IS design philosophy and the Lexus brand philosophy to the promise of seeking out something personal, of real value. This lead to Mr. Gionet’s leadership of Lexus Canada from 2006 to 2008.

“I am thrilled to join the PowerTap advisory board in its effort to bring blue hydrogen infrastructure to the industry,” said Mr. Gionet. He continued, “Infrastructure is the most critical piece right now for the future of hydrogen in transportation in North America and beyond.”

PowerTap’s President, Salim Rahemtulla stated that “Yves Gionet’s relationships in the automotive industry are invaluable to PowerTap. We are excited to welcome Mr. Gionet to the advisory board and looking forward to being a beneficiary of his expertise in the automotive industry.”


PowerTap is a California-based hydrogen fueling technology company. PowerTap is leading the charge to build out cost-effective hydrogen fueling infrastructure through its environmentally friendly intellectual property, product design for the modularized and lowest tier production cost of hydrogen, and launch plan. PowerTap technology-based hydrogen fueling stations are located in private enterprises and public stations (near LAX airport) in California, Texas, Massachusetts, and Maryland. Additional information about PowerTap and the Hydrogen Industry may be found at its website at http://www.powertapfuels.com

The majority shareholder of PowerTap is Clean Power Capital Corp. (“Clean Power”), who owns 94.5% of PowerTap. Clean Power’s common shares are listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol “MOVE”. The shares of Clean Power are also quoted on the Frankfurt Exchange under the symbol “2K6” and on the OTC Markets under the symbol “MOTNF”.

About Clean Power Capital Corp.

Clean Power is an investment company, that specializes in investing into private and public companies opportunistically that may be engaged in a variety of industries, with a current focus in the health and renewable energy industries. In particular, the investment mandate is focused on high return investment opportunities, the ability to achieve a reasonable rate of capital appreciation and to seek liquidity in its investments.

Learn more about Clean Power by visiting our website at: https://cleanpower.capital/


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