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Fuel Cell Distinguished Visitor Surrey Bus

Zero emission hydrogen fuel cell shuttle for the air force

The Fuel Cell Distinguished Visitor Surrey Bus is a 25 passenger crew bus powered by a 50kW fuel cell electric drive train for use by Air Force at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

Technical Specs

Fuel cell powertrain block diagram and schematic layout.

Overall Vehicle Specifications

GVWR19,500 – 23,500 lbs
Wheel Base233″
Body Length32’
Interior and Seating29 Seats and ADA Compatible
OEM Manufacturer and ModelEldorado Aero Elite 32 Model
BodyComposite Reinforced Steel Body and Roof
ChassisFord F550

Vehicle Performance Specifications

Range H2 and Battery320km/200 miles
Range Battery Electric24km/15 miles
Top Speed97 KPH/60 MPH
Acceleration 0-40 MPH8 sec

Fuel Cell System Specifications

Fuel Cell TechnologyPEM
Fuel Cell Voltage, Current, and Power40kW
DC-DC Converter40kW rated, CV39 Integrated

Hydrogen Storage System Specifications

Storage Capacity19.28 kg of H2
Max Pressure – Min Pressure350 BAR/5076 PSI – 13.8 BAR/200 PSI
Fueling Time< 9 minutes, Communication Port (90% capacity)

Energy Storage Specifications

Battery Cells TypeLi-Ion
Battery Voltage360V Nominal
Battery Max Power280kW
Battery Energy28kWhr

Direct Electric Traction Drive System Specifications

Motor TypeAC Induction with Integrated Gear Reduction
Traction Drive Power200kW
Integrated Traction Inverter Power240kW
Charger – IntegratedJ1772-Level II, 6.6kW
Control, Communication and DiagnosticsJ1939, CAN

Auxiliary Systems Specifications

DC/DC Converter13.8V, 300A
Air ConditioningElectric driven 70,000 BTU, Rear Ceiling Mounted
Electro-hydraulic Power SteeringIntegrated