Encyclopedia of Applied Electrochemistry

2014 Edition
| Editors: Gerhard Kreysa, Ken-ichiro Ota, Robert F. Savinell

Fuel Cell Vehicles

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6996-5_193


A fuel cell vehicle (hereinafter “FCV”) is an electric vehicle (hereinafter “EV”) that travels by powering its onboard electric motor by the electricity generated in its onboard fuel cell. Figure 1 shows examples of FCVs [ 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7] as of 2012.
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nissan Research Center/EV System LaboratoryNISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.Yokosuka-shiJapan