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Development of the Nissan Fuel Cell Vehicle
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published April 02, 2000 by SAE International in United States
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Event: Future Car Congress
Nissan has recently developed and begun driving tests of a fuel cell vehicle equipped with a methanol reformer that produces hydrogen through the use of a catalyst to induce chemical reactions between methanol and water. With this onboard fuel cell system, only methanol in the form of a liquid fuel needs to be supplied, making the system highly practical as an automotive powertrain for near-future application.
The Nissan Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) adopts a high-efficiency neodymium magnet synchronous traction motor combined with lithium-ion batteries that enable the vehicle to achieve optimum electric power by switching between a fuel cell-powered driving mode and a battery-powered driving mode.
This presentation will cover the current status of the FCV development program and driving test results.
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CitationTamura, H., Ura, M., Sasaki, M., Imaseki, T. et al., "Development of the Nissan Fuel Cell Vehicle," SAE Technical Paper 2000-01-1584, 2000, https://doi.org/10.4271/2000-01-1584.
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