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Mercedes-Benz GLC Fuel-cell to be Unveiled in 2017

Mercedes-Benz GLC Fuel-cell to be Unveiled in 2017

Snapshot: Mercedes-Benz develops Fuel cell powered GLC SUV that returns a range of 500km.

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Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that it has developed compact fuel-cell system that will be fitted into the new generation GLC crossover and the production guise will be unveiled next year. The Mercedes-Benz engineers joined forces with partners in the Daimler competence network and has developed an all-new fuel-cell system which is around 30 percent more compact that makes it easy to fit in the engine compartment.

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The GLC F-CELL features a large lithium-ion battery, rated around 9 kWh. The battery caters as an additional energy source for the electric motor and can be charged externally by means of plug-in technology for the first time. Together with the further developed intelligent operating strategy, the combination of fuel cell and battery system will offer maximum efficiency and comfort. With this set-up, the GLC F-CELL will achieve a combined range of around 500km. The F-cell gets two carbon fire tanks that can hold around 4 kg of hydrogen stored at 700-bar. The centrepiece of the technology, the fuel-cell stack, was developed in Vancouver, Canada together with partner Ford. The battery electric power is claimed to give a range of 50 km.

Recently, the German marquee launched the GLC in the Country that will compete with the likes of the Audi Q5 and BMW X3.

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