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 - Suppliers

Eldor Corporation SPA (Italy)

visit websiteEldor was founded in 1972 as manufacturer of high quality electronic components. The company has seen during the last decade a huge growth of its presence into the Automotive industry. In 2001 the company became the Volkswagen Group’s main ignition coils’ supplier (75% share). In 2006 Eldor developed a high-quality pencil coil that has become the benchmark for the market. In 2007 Eldor won the prize “Ferrari Technology Award” for “its innovative ionising current project which contributed to improving the performance of Ferrari cars” and increased the production capacity thanks to a new larger plant in Izmir-Turkey.

Nowadays, with more than 600 employees, two production facilities in Italy and Turkey, a Sales Representative Office under development in China, plus three R&D centres in Italy, Eldor is one of the world leaders in the research, development and production of ignition systems components, braking systems components, and engine control and combustion control units based on ionising current analysis. Thanks to its advanced know-how, innovation capabilities and time-to-market sense, Eldor supplies absolutely top quality cutting-edge products to meet the burgeoning technological demands of the world’s major car and motorcycle manufacturing groups.

Thanks to the new R&D Advanced Technology Development Center, Eldor is today empowering its presence in the automotive industry developing applications for hybrids and electric engines. This team develops high technology electromechanical systems tailored for special applications, such as: electronic servo drives
DC, AC Induction, AC Synchronous PM Brushless motors UPS and frequency converters Motor generating sets with special features Eldor is designing and developing complete drive systems for vehicles including small cars, trucks, electric bicycles, wheelchairs and scooters.

These include:
Electric drives with hybrid synchronous reluctance motors for electric traction, Hybrid series Bus systems, Electric scooter units for Piaggio company, composed of AC PM motor, full digital power converter and battery charger, Field oriented controlled power converters and disc shape induction machines for hybrid parallel vehicles, Electric drives for AC induction motor in lift truck applications, and massive production.

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