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Quantum Expands Hydrogen Hybrids for U.S. Army

February 06, 2008

IRVINE, CA – Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. has received an order for four additional Ford Escape Hydrogen Hybrid vehicles for the U.S. Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC). The contract will be administered by Aerospace Engineering Spectrum (AES), based in Ogden, Utah.

The Ford Escape Hydrogen Hybrids were developed for TARDEC for demonstration and use as administrative fleet vehicles at military facilities in North America, with the current order expanding the demonstration program to eleven vehicles. The Ford Escape Hydrogen Hybrids incorporate Quantum’s advanced hydrogen fuel injection system and ultra-lightweight hydrogen storage system.

This deployment will support the U.S. Army and its 21st Century Base initiative.

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