Reva Electric Unveils Prototype FCV in India

July 21, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

Reva Electric Car Co. (RECC, Bangalore, India) unveiled a prototype fuel cell vehicle (FCV) in New Delhi at the Technology Day award ceremony. RECC also manufactures India's only electric (battery-powered) car – the Reva hatchback.

The new fuel cell car is designed to be modular and adaptable. The system can be adapted to hydrogen tanks of different sizes, to suit availability and need. The prototype's energy management system (controlled by an on-board computer) has been designed to optimize the flow of energy from the fuel cell system, to maximize driving range.