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1 Chevrolet Fuel Cell Vehicle - Project Driveway Carlos Franca Fuel Cell Vehicle Deployment Manager GM R&D

2 Global Energy Challenge 35% of the world s energy comes from petroleum Overall demand is increasing about 2% per year Result: Oil consumption is outstripping supply One of biggest problems: 96% of today s vehicles are dependent on petroleum

3 GM s Advanced Propulsion Technology Strategy Improved Vehicle Fuel Economy & Emissions Displace Petroleum IC Engine and Transmission Improvements Alternative Fuels Hybrid Electric Vehicles (incl. Plug-In HEV) Battery Electric Vehicles Hydrogen Fuel Cell Time Energy/Fuel Diversity Engine and Transmission Improvements Alternative Fuels (Ethanol, Biodiesel, CNG, LPG) Hybrid Electric Electricity Hydrogen

4 GM s Advanced Propulsion Technology Strategy FUEL EFFICIENCY BIOFUELS HYBRID ELECTRIC FUEL CELL

5 Benefits of Hydrogen Fuel Cells Zero petroleum Zero greenhouse gas emissions Zero tailpipe emissions

6 Chevrolet Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

7 Chevrolet Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle General Vehicle Type 5 door, front-wheel-drive SUV Capacity 4 passengers Dimensions Curb Weight (lb / kg) 4431 / 2010 Cargo Volume ( cu ft / L) 32.0 / Fuel Storage System Type 3 carbon fiber fuel tanks, compressed gas Service pressure (psi/bar) 10,000 / 700 Storage Capacity (lb /kg) 9.24 / 4.2 Fuel Cell System Power (kw) 93 Electronic Traction System Type 3-phase asynchronous electric motor, FWD Power (kw) 73 Continuous, 94 Maximum Torque (lb-ft, Nm) 236 / 320 Battery System Type Power (kw) 35 Performance Acceleration (sec) 0-60 mph ; km/h Nickel metal hydride ; regenerative braking 12 Top Speed (mph ; km / h) 100 / 160 Operating Range (EPA estimated) Payload (lb / kg) 800 / 363 Exterior Wheel / Tire Size Interior Instrument Panel Fuel Cell Propulsion System Operating Life Freeze capacity 180 / 210 (City/HWY) P225/60R17, 17 inch aluminum wheels kw meter, fuel energy display 2.5 years, 50,000 miles ; 80,000 km Freeze capable without grid heater Operating Temp (F/C) +5 to +113 / -15 to +45

8 Chevrolet Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

9 Chevrolet Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Propulsion System Configuration

10 How a Fuel Cell Works

11 Chevrolet Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Safe Vehicle, Safe Fuel, Safe Operation Since the first planning of Project Driveway GM has been dedicated to total program safety: Vehicle safety Safe handling of hydrogen fuel and vehicle fueling Safety in vehicle operation A complete integrated safety system is part of Project Driveway

12 GM s next Gen Fuel Cell System Compared to an internal combustion engine, this system: Higher efficiency Promises equivalent; durability, range (300 miles), and performance Has 60% fewer part numbers 90% fewer moving parts And offers similar refueling time (~5 minutes)

13 Production Intent Design GM Fuel Cell Propulsion System

14 Examples of Design Evolution GM Fuel Cell Propulsion System Power Cube Path to Automotive Competitive Targets Project Driveway Production Intent 2015 Net Power 93 kw Stack ; 124 kw - System 87kW Stack ; 124 kw - System Durability 1500-hrs 5500-hrs Cold Operation > -25 C > -40 C Mass 240 Kg 138 Kg System Complexity 146 level-1 BOM components 2X reduction in part count Stack Subsystem Plates UEA 440-cells Composite 80g Platinum / FCS 320-cells Stamped Stainless Steel 26g Platinum / FCS Fuel Subsystem Multiple injectors Single injector Design Integration Semi-Integrated Highly Integrated

15 Project Driveway Status 30-month program started in vehicles in the hands of customers Largest-ever market test of fuel cell vehicles Accumulated over 1.5 million miles Included nearly 20,000 refueling Saved 1.2 million pounds of CO2 from being released into atmosphere

16 Hydrogen Most abundant element Can carry energy from diverse sources, like natural gas, electricity and water Infrastructure could be located anywhere

17 Hydrogen Infrastructure GM has invested time and money in fuel cell technology Before we can go farther, we need government and energy industry partnerships to install a hydrogen infrastructure North America today produces enough hydrogen to fuel 21 million fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs)

18 U.S. Infrastructure Development for First Million Fuel Cell Vehicles An estimated $10-15B investment would establish a network of 11,700 stations That would put a station within 2 miles of 70% of the population That would cover the top 100 U.S. metro areas That would connect the metro areas with a highway refueling station every 25 miles

19 GM and Hawaii Collaborate on Hydrogen Infrastructure Pilot Hawaii s major energy gas provider, The Gas Company (TGC), to provide hydrogen at fueling stations on Oahu The Hawaii hydrogen infrastructure could support tens of thousands of fuel cell vehicles

20 GM Hydrogen Fuel Cell

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