The Chief Executive Officer of Powerzinc
Electric, Inc., Mr. Richard Yang has met with the city
officials from economic development and strategic planning
departments, zinc air fuel cell researchers and leaders of
Chongqing motorcycle industry, an industry with over RMB
500 million being invested, to share Powerzinc¡¯s advance
zinc air fuel cell technologies and explored possibilities
of collaborations between Powerzinc and the City of
Chongqing is one of the most important industrial cities
in southwest China with motorcycle industry being its
economic pillar. Currently, the annual outputs of
Chongqing¡¯s motorcycle industry is five million units and
it is going to reach to seven million in five years.
However, the industry is threatened by bans of use of
motorcycles in close to 150 cities in China because of the
noise and emission. Its growth is in question unless some
immediate actions taken to directly address those issues.
One clear direction is to develop electric motorcycles.
Powerzinc¡¯s DQFC20 series are designed with electric
motorcycle application in mind. With a total weight of 34
kilograms (61.2 lbs), a 48 V zinc air fuel cell pack can
deliver a driving distance of over 250 kilometers (160
miles). Estimated refueling costs is only US$ 4.00 (RMB
35), extremely competitive against gasoline fuel.
Chongqing policy makers and motorcycle industry leaders
welcomed Powerzinc¡¯s participation in jointly develop
quiet, clean and high-performance electric motorcycles.
Ideas of establishing industrial parks, joint-ventures and
forming strategic alliances were discussed in the meeting.
This meeting marks a solid start of Powerzinc¡¯s entrance
in the world¡¯s most lucrative electric motorcycle market.
Currently, preparations and follow-up negotiations are
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.