Quantum Completes Alternative Fuel Engine Development for Mahindra and
LAKE FOREST, Calif., June 19, 2013
LAKE FOREST, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems
Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW), a leader in natural gas,
alternative fuel systems and clean propulsion vehicle technologies, today
announced that it has completed developing a turbocharged, inter-cooled and
electronically fuel injected gaseous fuel engine for Mahindra and Mahindra,
the leading Indian vehicle manufacturer and industrial conglomerate. The base
engine, supplied by Mahindra and Mahindra, was reengineered by Quantum,
integrating gaseous fuel metering systems and state-of-the-art engine
controls, to run on gaseous hydrogen, similar to a natural gas engine.
Mahindra Group contracted Quantum to develop and calibrate a gaseous fuel
engine that met a series of stringent performance and emissions criteria. As
part of the project, Quantum supplied its gaseous fuel injectors and
integrated low and high pressure regulators, fuel rail, fuel sensors and
advanced engine controller, and developed the engine control software
strategies and performed engine calibration. The engine will be further
fine-tuned by Mahindra in India and utilized for vehicle level evaluations and
"The program with Mahindra and Mahindra further demonstrates Quantum's broad
engineering capabilities in developing advanced gaseous fuel systems and
engines," said Brian Olson, President and CEO of Quantum. "This program has
leveraged Quantum's two decades of experience in compressed natural gas
engines and fully-integrated fuel systems, and working with leading global
Quantum combines nearly 20 years of lightweight fuel storage and system
integration experience with strong expertise in materials, system integration,
vehicle control software, emission and durability testing, validation, and
manufacturing capabilities. Quantum has designed developed and validated
natural gas (CNG), bi-fuel (gasoline/CNG), propane (LPG) and hydrogen fuel
systems and vehicles since 1997, during which time thousands of systems were
produced and sold, with Quantum listed as the manufacturer of record by
California Air Resource Board (CARB).
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. is a leader in the
innovation, development and production of natural gas fuel storage systems and
the integration of vehicle system technologies including engine and vehicle
control systems and drive-trains. Quantum produces one of the most innovative,
advanced, and light‐weight compressed natural gas storage tanks in the world
and supplies these tanks, in addition to fully‐integrated natural gas storage
systems, to truck and automotive OEMs and aftermarket and OEM truck
integrators. Quantum provides low emission and fast‐to‐market solutions to
support the integration and production of natural gas fuel and storage
systems, hybrid, fuel cell, and specialty vehicles, as well as modular,
transportable hydrogen refueling stations. Quantum is headquartered in Lake
Forest, California, and has operations and affiliations in the United States,
Canada, and India.
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