Quantum Fuel Systems Providing Hydrogen Refueling Stations to GM
IRVINE, Calif. --- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide announced it is supplying three transportable hydrogen refueling stations to General Motors. These units will be used to refuel GM's fuel cell vehicles, whichare equipped with Quantum hydrogen fuel systems, at various locations --- from vehicle proving grounds and public ride-and-drive events to fleet demonstrations."Our transportable hydrogen refueling stations are designed to support our customers as they advance their hydrogen fuel cell vehicle initiatives and are helping to establish the foundation of a hydrogen refueling network," said Alan P. Niedzwiecki, president and CEO. "The high pressure storage systems developed by Quantum, which these new refueling stations support, translate directly into a greater vehicle driving range forhydrogen fueled vehicles, a critical factor for the commercialization of fuel cell vehicles."In related news, GM recently announced that its Chevrolet Sequel fuel cell vehicle successfully drove a distance of 300 miles on one fill of hydrogen, from General Motors' Fuel Cell Activity Center in Honeoye Falls to Tarrytown, New York. The Sequel is equipped with Quantum's integrated hydrogen storage system.