Specialists in Electrochemistry & Materials, Energy & Power

Fuel Cell Automotive Trainer

The H2Hybrid Fuel Cell Automotive Trainer is the ultimate tool for exploring science and engineering concepts through hands-on activities with a working fuel cell car. An impressive array of hardware, software, and digital curricular materials allow for hours of activities for students of everything from high school vocational-technical up through college-level engineering.

  • Engineer new solutions for optimization of car’s performance
  • Examine the three fields of energy management
  • Comprehend hybrid propulsion technology and work to minimize environmental impacts
  • Learn about data acquisition and discover how to manipulate, analyze and interpret graphs and data gathered from the car on the road and on the bench
  • Understand the expected performance of a fuel cell system and how to get to optimum operation
  • Explore the difference between expected performance and experimental results

Car systems

  • Steering and Propulsion
  • Using Electrical Energy to Power the Vehicle
  • Transmitting Mechanical Energy
  • Speed and Consumption of Energy
  • Measuring Changes in Electrical Energy


The role of Hydrogen

  • Understanding the hydrogen fuel cell
  • Understanding modern batteries
  • Comparing sources of electricity

Energy needs

  • Using models to describe the car’s motion
  • MATLAB & OpenModelica: Simulating the car’s motion
  • Making measurements on the track
  • Making measurements on the charging bench

System adaptability

  • Providing power
  • H-Cell power
  • Influence of the arrangement of the components of the fuel cell
  • Effects of the arrangement of the Hydrostiks

Manufacturers’ decisions

  • Making measurements on the track
  • Making measurements on the charging bench
  • Energy consumption
    Sustainable development


Customizing your car

  • Changing how you drive
  • Changing the components of the energy system of the car
  • Reducing various forms of resistance to motion
  • Changing the mode of hydrogen production