Fuel Cell Vehicle System Components

The objective of the project is the research on of low-cost components for fuel cell (FC-) systems and electric drive systems which can be used in future hybridised FC-vehicles (medium term objective) and ICE vehicles.

a European commission
funded project coordinated
by Daimler AG

Project partners - Institutes

AVL LIST GmbH (Austria)

visit website AVL LIST GmbH (AVL) was founded in 1948 by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Hans List. AVL is the world’s largest privately owned and independent company for the development of powertrain systems with internal combustion engines as well as instrumentation and test systems with about 1450 employees in Graz (over 500 graduated engineers) and a worldwide network of 45 representations and affiliates resulting in total 3440 employees worldwide.

AVL´s Powertrain Engineering division activities are focused on the research, design and development of various powertrains in the view of low fuel consumption, low emission, low noise and improved driveability. The Advanced Simulation Technologies division develops and markets the simulation methods which are necessary for the powertrain development work.

The Instrumentation and Test Systems division is an established manufacturer and provider of instruments and systems for engine and vehicle testing including combustion diagnostic sensors, optical systems as well as complete engine and powertrain test beds.

AVL has been participating in many national and international RTD projects dealing with fuel cell research. AVL is partner in a regional initiative in Styria to foster the application of Hydrogen together with partners from industry and Universities. AVL is coordinator of the FP5 project NFCCPP, member of the FCTestNet and is partner of the FP6 Integrated Projects FELICITAS and FCTES-QA.

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