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Natural Gas Fuel Storage Systems ar fully integrated, assembled.
Press Release Summary:
December 14, 2012 - Pre-assembled, quality tested, and fully validated natural gas storage modules and system assemblies leverage Q-Lite™ carbon-composite gaseous fuel storage technology and are designed for accelerated integration onto variety of vehicle platforms. Products foster intelligent lightweight systems that maximize on-board fuel storage and contribute to improved fuel economy, handling, and emissions. Advanced natural gas storage systems also lend to weight reduction and increased fuel storage.
Original Press Release
Quantum Announces the Launch of Fully-Integrated and Assembled Advanced Natural Gas Fuel Storage System Solutions
Press release date: December 12, 2012
LAKE FOREST, Calif. -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW), a leader in natural gas, alternative fuel systems and clean propulsion vehicle technologies, today announced the launch of pre-assembled, quality tested and fully-validated natural gas storage modules and system assemblies for quick integration on to a variety of vehicle platforms. The new integrated systems leverage Quantum's industry-leading Q-Lite(TM) ultra-lightweight, carbon-composite gaseous fuel storage technology and expertise in safety-critical structural design, high strength materials and topology optimization to provide intelligent lightweight systems that maximize on-board fuel storage and contribute to superior fuel economy, handling and low emission performance.
"We are pleased to provide fully-integrated and pre-assembled advanced natural gas fuel systems to our OEM and fleet customers," said Brian Olson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Quantum. "Quantum has a strong and innovative record in vehicle engineering and system integration as demonstrated by successful launches of various General Motors natural gas vehicle production platforms, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, military hybrid electric vehicles, electric vehicle prototypes for the US Postal Service, and the Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid vehicle."
Developed at Quantum's technology campus in Lake Forest, California, Quantum's advanced natural gas storage systems provide dramatic weight reduction, increased fuel storage capacity, and the capability to quickly integrate these systems. Quantum combines more than 15 years of system integration experience with strong expertise in software, calibration, fuel system integration, emission and durability testing, validation, and manufacturing capabilities.
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. is a leader in the development and production of natural gas fuel storage and system technologies, alternative fuel vehicles, and advanced vehicle propulsion systems. Quantum's portfolio of technologies includes natural gas and hydrogen storage and metering systems, electronic and software controls, hybrid electric drive systems, and other alternative fuel technologies and solutions that enable fuel efficient, low emission natural gas and hybrid, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell vehicles. Quantum's powertrain engineering, system integration, vehicle manufacturing, and assembly capabilities provide fast-to-market solutions to support the production of natural gas, plug-in hybrid, hydrogen-powered hybrid, fuel cell, and specialty vehicles, as well as modular, transportable hydrogen refueling stations. Quantum's customer base includes automotive OEMs, fleets, aerospace industry, military and other governmental agencies, and other strategic alliance partners. Quantum's wholly owned subsidiary, Schneider Power Inc., and affiliate, Asola Solarpower GmbH, complement Quantum's alternative and renewable energy presence through the development and ownership of wind and solar farms, and the manufacture of high efficiency solar modules for traditional and automotive applications. Quantum is headquartered in Lake Forest, California, and has operations and affiliations in the USA, Canada, Germany and India.
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