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Johnson Matthey joins Euro truck gas cell consortium | Automotive Trade Information
Johnson Matthey has joined new European consortium, ‘IMMORTAL,’ to develop greater efficiency gas cell parts for heavy responsibility vans with a predicted lifetime of a minimum of 30,000 hours.
IMMORTAL is a EUR3.8m (US$4.5m), three-year mission supported by the European Gas Cells and Hydrogen Joint Endeavor (FCH 2 JU), which brings collectively a consortium of trade leaders and tutorial/analysis organisations coordinated by France’s CNRS and consists of Johnson Matthey, Bosch, FPT Industrial and AVL.
The mission will ship administration of the gas cell powertrain with excessive efficiency and sturdiness as essential outcomes. The economic and tutorial companions will collaborate to advance supplies and parts which have proven appreciable promise in latest European FCH 2 JU tasks.
The 4 giant industrial companions of IMMORTAL are main stakeholders in Europe’s gas cell provide, OEM and finish consumer chain, from MEA (Johnson Matthey) to stack (Bosch, AVL) and from stack and system (Bosch, FPT Industrial) to the usage of the gas cell powertrains in heavy responsibility lengthy haulage vans (FPT Industrial).
“Creating a sturdy gas cell powertrain resolution to decarbonise freight transportation might be essential to attaining web zero targets all over the world,” mentioned Johnson Matthey Gas Cells enterprise MD, Jo Godde
The IMMORTAL mission receives funding from the Gas Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Endeavor by grant settlement, No 101006641.
The Joint Endeavor receives assist from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 analysis and innovation programme, Hydrogen Europe and Hydrogen Europe Analysis.
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