Servizio Comunitario di Informazione in materia di Ricerca e Sviluppo - CORDIS

Demonstrator vehicle: Multiple Bi-power with three 48 litres all composite tanks and embedded sensors

A demonstrator vehicle has been set up:
- FIAT Multipla 1.6, 16v with Bipower engine
- three all composite tanks are housed beneath the floor and can hold a maximum of 144 litres of fuel storage (three 48 litres size), enough for a 440km range
- each tank is sensorised with four fibre optic sensor and one thermocouple
- two pressure gauge to measure pressure during refilling and working
- the SOFO interrogation unit is placed in the trunk
- a laptop connected to SOFO unit is place inside vehicle close to the driver.

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CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT SCPA
Strada Torino 50
ORBASSANO (TO)
Italy
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