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Hydrogen Systems N.V.: Greenbus (1994)

 

Presentation

Demonstrator was unveiled in Geel, Belgium in July 1994

Manufacturer

Technology provider

Hydrogen Systems N.V

Partner

Messer Griesheim GmbH

Vehicle

Van Hool Bus type A 120 Greenbus

Status

Experimental demonstrator

Passenger capacity

Size, weight

Propulsion concept

6 cylinder 12 liter MAN D 2566 Diesel engine modified by Hydrogen Systems N.V., effective power output of 85 kW at 2,200 rpm 

Fuel

Liquid hydrogen

Storage

LH2 storage system of 125 l; for engine optimization tests, the bus was equipped with a metal hydride storage

Range, consumption

 

Top speed, acceleration

Approval

Operation

Test operation only on test routes ( with LH2 storage tank), no public operation

Goals

Until the end of 1995 the bus should be improved and should start in public operation in Gent in 1996. But the bus was never going in public operation.

Costs, prices

Funding

This is the first bus of four demonstration-project buses within the European Commission funded project EQHHPP

Source, link

Comments

The follow-up model is ZEMBUS

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