Toyota to supply hydrogen fuel cells for Mercedes-Benz buses

Toyota Motor Europe (TME) will supply its Toyota fuel cell module (TFCM) for Daimler Buses’ new hydrogen city bus, the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro Range Extender.

H2 View understands that the TFCM2-F-60 is a second-generation flat type module, which produces 60kW power and can be integrated into the roof of the bus, alongside the battery and hydrogen tanks.

TME’s all-electric buses claim to have a range of 400km for a solo bus and up to 350km for the articulated version, however with the integration of the TFCM, the need for intermediate on-the-go charging is eliminated.

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