After more than one year of
exploration and discussion a famous auto bus manufacturing
plant located in Jiangsu, China signed on July 1, 2004 an
intention contract worth $380 millions (31,560 millions
RMB) to buy DQFC zinc air fuel cells from Powerzinc
Electric (Shanghai), Inc. This cooperation opened the
gateway and will lead to the full commercialization of the
pure electric bus. The contracted DQFC zinc air fuel cells
will be supplied in batches during 4 years and be
installed on the pure electric buses manufactured by the
above-mentioned bus manufacturing plant.
This cooperation between the famous autobus manufacturing
plant and Powerzinc will undoubtedly usher in a new era in
the electric bus development history.
Powerzinc Electric, Inc.
is a California-based Hi-Tech company. It is dedicated to
the research, development, manufacturing and
commercialization of advanced zinc-air fuel cells and
entire manufacture facilities, along with fuel cells
refuel service platform. Through years of R&D, Powerzinc
has achieved significant breakthroughs in zinc-air fuel
cell technology and developed the high power, large
energy, long-lasting, low cost and environment-friendly
power and energy source. Its innovative products - DQFC
series of zinc-air fuel cells with creative design and
process technology is a totally renewable energy for
electric vehicles and various other applications today.
About Powerzinc Electric
In Shanghai, China, Powerzinc has
established a zinc-air fuel cell manufacturing and service
model plant to commercialize the technology and its
products. The plant is ready for commercial-scale
production. The Company has started supplying DQFC series
zinc-air fuel cells to manufacturers of Electric Bicycles
and Electric Scooters. In the near future, the new series
of DQFC zinc-air fuel cells for Electric Buses, Defense
and Security, Communication and other applications will be
available to the commercial market soon to satisfy
the real highly growing
demand anywhere in the world.