Allison Transmission is supplying the eGen Power® electric axle for QUANTRON’s first hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV), a heavy-duty tractor for long-distance and heavy-duty applications. The vehicle will be displayed for the first time at the QUANTRON booth at IAA.
HANOVER, Germany, September 19, 2022 – Allison Transmission, a leading designer and manufacturer of conventional and electrified vehicle propulsion solutions today announced German vehicle manufacturer QUANTRON has integrated the
Allison eGen Power® 130D e-Axle into its new fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV), a heavy-duty truck capable for tractor and chassis derivatives based on the MAN TG3 platform (TGS, TGX), which will make its world premiere at IAA.
"When evaluating the electric propulsion solutions, QUANTRON selected Allison’s eGen Power 130D e-Axle due to its outstanding benefits including optimized efficiency and performance, a next generation controls system and industry-leading package
density,” said René Wollmann, CTO, Quantron AG. “In addition, Allison has a legendary reputation for reliability and durability. We believe that Allison’s differentiated e-Axle portfolio will allow QUANTRON to accelerate our
The QUANTRON FCEV truck has 54 kilograms of on-board hydrogen storage with fuel cells supplied by Ballard Power Systems, delivering 240 kilowatts of clean power into a 118 kilowatt-hour battery pack to support a range up to 700 kilometers in the displayed
version QUANTRON QHM FCEV 44-1000. The vehicle is available for orders in 4x2 and 6x2 axle configurations, with availability for customer testing in 2023.
At the heart of the truck is the Allison eGen Power 130D electric axle, which combines two electric motors and a two-speed transmission in one compact unit. The two integrated electric motors deliver a total of 450 kW of continuous power and up to 650 kW of peak power. QUANTRON will be the latest customer to integrate the eGen Power 130D, which was specifically designed to operate in commercial vehicles in European and Asia Pacific markets. Allison’s eGen Power family of e-Axles includes
two additional variants developed to address the wide range of markets Allison serves.
“We are proud to support QUANTRON, as they bring new products to market that will allow customers to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels and support sustainability initiatives,” said Heidi Schutte, Vice President of Sales, EMEA, APAC and
South America, Allison Transmission. “Allison’s e-Axles pair well with any source of energy in direct support of OEMs in the adoption of various electric vehicle solutions."
IAA attendees are invited to visit the Allison booth in Hall H12, Stand D44 and the QUANTRON booth in Hall H21, Stand B70. Technical experts will be available to provide information on the full range of products and technologies offered by both companies.