06/04/2019 Liebherr to Provide Several Thousands of Electrical Turbo-Compressors to Automotive Fuel Cell System Manufacturer SHPT
Liebherr has been selected for an additional fuel cell platform by Shanghai Hydrogen Propulsion Technology Co., Ltd. (SHPT), an automotive fuel cell system manufacturer based in Shanghai (China), to provide several thousand electrical turbo-compressors and associated power electronics.
Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS (France), Liebherr’s center of competence for air management systems, is responsible for the design and development of the unit. The production of the units will involve Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS (France), Liebherr’s center of competence for air management systems, together with Liebherr-Elektronik GmbH (Germany), Liebherr’s center of competence for electronic hardware, as well as Liebherr Machinery Shanghai (China). The technology equipment for the next generation of fuel cell-powered cars will be integrated in a light commercial vehicle.
This success with SHPT represents a significant milestone in Liebherr’s long-term strategy to enlarge its footprint in China. It is also living proof that the company is enabling its customers with its technology to produce the next generation of fuel cell powered automobiles.
Liebherr-Aerospace has been already collaborating with Western automotive manufacturers to develop the future generation of fuel cell vehicles. Its technology complies with the severe requirements of fuel cell systems for the automotive industry.