Thursday, 13 July 2017

Platinum for new fuel cell Mercedes cut to autocat level

Source: Mining Weekly, 12th July 2017, by Martin Creamer

Martin Creamer reported, "JOHANNESBURG ( – German car manufacturer Daimler has cut the platinum loading of its new fuel cell Mercedes to catalytic converter level. “We reduced the amount of platinum by 90%, which provides a significant cost reduction. Our fuel cell is not much above the platinum loading of a catalytic converter on a conventional car,” Daimler fuel cell director Professor Dr Christian Mohrdieck has told cH2ange, an organisation promoting a global switch to the hydrogen economy to mitigate climate change. (...)"

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