“Quantum continues to innovate and enhance our industry-leading ultra-lightweight storage tank technology,” said Brian Olson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Quantum. “We are pleased that this exciting breakthrough will significantly reduce the use of expensive carbon fiber, which resulted from a multi-year development program in partnership with global leaders in utilizing lightweight materials.”
The company currently produces one of the lightest and highest capacity natural gas and hydrogen on-board storage systems in the world. Developed at Quantum’s technology campus in Lake Forest, California, the manufacturer’s advanced natural gas storage systems provide dramatic weight reduction, increased fuel storage capacity, and the capability to quickly integrate these systems. Quantum combines nearly 20 years of system integration experience with strong expertise in software, calibration, fuel system integration, emission and durability testing, validation, and manufacturing capabilities.
Source: Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc.