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DaimlerChrysler fuel cell activities

Fuel Cell Technology and Applications

Current fuel cell propulsion systems

PEM fuel cell systems for cars/buses

  1. H.-P. Schmid,
  2. J. Ebner

Published Online: 15 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470974001.f310097

Handbook of Fuel Cells

Handbook of Fuel Cells

How to Cite

Schmid, H.-P. and Ebner, J. 2010. DaimlerChrysler fuel cell activities. Handbook of Fuel Cells. .

Author Information

  1. DaimlerChrysler AG, Fuel Cell Project, Kirchheim/Teck-Nabern, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 DEC 2010


This report gives a review of the fuel cell technology used in DaimlerChrysler concept vehicles from 1994 to 2001. The motivation for the strong commitment of DaimlerChrysler in this promising technology is briefly figured out. The basic technical data of all existing fuel cell vehicles of DaimlerChrysler are summarized. Finally, an outlook of ongoing projects, aiming at market preparation is given.


  • DaimlerChrysler fuel cell project;
  • NECAR;
  • NEBUS;
  • technology;
  • concept vehicles;
  • passenger cars;
  • buses;
  • light duty vehicles