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Rapid product development built on decades of national lab research

From the lab to the road

The Verne co-founders, Ted, David, and Bav came together while at Stanford and UC Berkeley with a vision for improving hydrogen's use as a fuel.

Through their research they dove into decades of development led by Lawrence Livermore National Lab and BMW to develop a new, dense form of hydrogen storage: cryo-compression.

Cryo-compression held the ideal properties for commercial heavy transport: energy density, low fuel cost, and operational flexibility.

With rapid product development techniques and the original experts from LLNL & BMW, Verne has been able to turbocharge the development of cryo-compression.

The team has already set world records and reached on-vehicle demonstrations in short time.

Verne team comes from X companies

Bringing innovation to scale

2020 - 2024
  • Founders launched Verne with the aim of decarbonizing heavy transport via dense hydrogen
  • Stanford grant received


  • First Verne storage tank built
  • Original inventor of CcH2 joins Verne
  • First major OEM contract signed
  • Additional grants received from Breakthrough Energy, MIT, Caltech and National Science Foundation


  • Amazon, Caterpillar and Collaborative Fund invest in Seed Round
  • First fleet LOI & first OEM revenue received
  • Largest CcH2 tank tested
  • Collaboration agreement with infrastructure partner
  • ARPA-E grant for refueling equipment


  • Department of Energy grant
  • Fleet LOIs exceed 150 trucks
  • Verne's previous world record for CcH2 storage more than doubled
  • 120kg storage built for truck
  • Station equipment partner signed
  • First on-vehicle demonstration for an OEM
  • Development with 3 new truck OEMs initiated


  • On-road pilots with OEMs and fleets with retrofitted CcH2 vehicles
  • Dedicated CcH2 vehicle development with OEMs
  • Innovation with technical partners


How we partner

We are proud to be working with some of the most forward-thinking vehicle manufacturers, fleets, hydrogen suppliers, and investors in trucking, aviation and other industries.

We welcome additional partners to our clean transportation.

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