|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 8 인용 특허 : 34|
An energy producing and storage system for a vehicle includes a compressed gas storage tank having a generally cylindrical outer wall and a generally cylindrical battery having a partially triangular section defined in part by a concave surface extending along and nested with at least a portion of the cylindrical outer wall of the gas storage tank. The energy producing and storage system also includes a fuel cell disposed in a concavity formed in the vehicle body, thereby further minimizing the passenger and/or trunk space required to accommodate the sys...
What is claimed: 1. A vehicle, comprising: an energy producing and storage system including first and second portions cooperating in a nesting relationship, thereby minimizing vehicle space usage; a vehicle body including a floor having a concavity formed therein for receiving a third portion of the system from outside the vehicle, the third portion of the system including a fuel cell stack, the concavity being configured to prevent at least some of the third portion from extending beyond the vehicle body, and to minimize use of vehicle occupant space; ...