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AC Transit / UTC FC hybrid bus (2005)

 

Presentation

October 03, 2005

Manufacturer

Van Hool

Technology provider

UTC Power
ISE Corp., California

Partner

AC Transit

Vehicle

Van Hool A330 transit bus

Status

Prototype

Passenger capacity

Size, weight

Propulsion concept

FC / battery hybrid system: PEMFC system 'PureMotionTM120' supplied by UTC: 120 kWe Batteries supplied by ISE Corp.: 95 kWe with regenerative braking  

Fuel

Hydrogen

Storage

Compressed hydrogen tank

Range, consumption

Initial test by ISE: 5-6 miles per gallon of gasoline equivalent  

Top speed, acceleration

Approval

Operation

Four fuel cell powered A330 buses are planned for field trials in North American within a year.

Goals

Costs, prices

Funding

Supported by the DoD throught the U.S. Army Tnk-automotvie and Armaents Command (TACOM) and the DoT throught the North American Vehicle Consortium

Source, link

http://www.isecorp.com/

Comments

Presented by the AC Transit of Oakland, California, at the Dallas Convention Center for the American Public Transporation Associations's EXPO 2005



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