DOE Report: Fuel Cell Bus Fuel Economy Twice That of Conventional Diesel

08 Jan 2013

US DoEThe US Department of Energy recently published a report titled ‘Fuel Cell Buses in the U.S. Transit Fleet: Current Status 2012’ which finds the fuel economy for fuel cell buses to be twice that of diesel.  Based upon a one year study of a fuel cell electric vehicle fleet, the report finds fuel cell electric buses to boast a fuel economy of 1.8 to 2 times more than conventional diesel buses and compressed natural gas buses. The bus fleet in the study travelled 250,000 miles and logged almost 25,000 hours of fuel cell system operation.

A direct link to the report in pdf format is available here.

Source: FCHEA


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