Quantum has been working on adding hydrogen capability to the Norwegian infrastructure, both through hydrogen stations and converted hydrogen Priuses. In the U.S., Quantum is also working on plug-in hybrids for California's South Coast AQMD. Last week, Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide announced it will now be working on new advanced hybrid powertrains for EDAG and IISI. Who? Glad you asked.
Lately, Quantum Technologies has been getting more attention for their involvement in the Fisker Karma project than any of their other programs. This week the company received an order from the U.S. Army for four more conversions of Ford Escape hybrids to run on hydrogen. The new order expands a test program the Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) has been conducting with seven existing vehicles. The Escapes retain their internal combustion engines but are