A year ago, a little known startup by the name of nanoFLOWCELL showed off an electric sedan concept that was powered by energy stored in a device called a flow cell. A flow cell combines characteristics of a traditional chemical battery and more advanced fuel cells, and according to nanoFLOWCELL it promises to offer the long driving range and short refueling time of a conventional internal combustion car. The key is the rechargeable "electrolyte" fluid that the energy is stored in. This charged (one batch positive and the other negative) liquid, also called an "ionic" liquid, is circulated...
nanoFLOWCELL-Powered Quant Sedan Edges Closer To Production
At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show last March, a little known startup by the name of nanoFLOWCELL showed off an electric sedan concept whose motors were powered by energy stored in a device called a flow cell. In essence, a flow cell combines characteristics of a traditional battery and more advanced...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
nanoFLOWCELL-Powered Quant e-Limo Approved For German Road Trials
So many companies claim to have developed the future of road car propulsion that those making genuine strides run the risk of being ignored. Luckily, German firm Quant is avoiding such a fate, as its innovative 'flow-cell'-powered vehicle has just been approved for real-world testing by the German...Antony Ingram
Quant e-Sportlimousine Concept Powered By nanoFLOWCELL Tech Makes Debut: Video
Over the years, a number of companies have come up with new technologies promising to boost the efficiency of cars by previously unseen levels. They tend to roll out fancy concepts, typically with wild performance claims, but these companies never seem to be able to progress beyond the concept...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Bosch Joins nanoFLOWCELL’s Quant Electric Sports Sedan Project
At the 2014 Geneva Motor Show next month, a little known startup by the name of nanoFLOWCELL will show off the second iteration of an electric sports sedan labeled the Quant. The first Quant was shown in 2010 and was the result of a partnership between nanoFLOWCELL founder Nunzio La Vecchia and...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
New Quant Performance Sedan Concept Coming To 2014 Geneva Motor Show
A new performance sedan concept bearing the Quant name has been confirmed for the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, this time with the addition of e-Sportlimousine also in its name. The new concept is the creation of a company called nanoFLOWCELL, which has developed what it says is an entirely new energy...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Extreme is a word that's bandied about all too easily in the realm of high-end supercars, but in the case of Koenigsegg it's simply the most accurate way to say it: the company's cars are extreme. The latest to join the Swedish stable is the Quant, revealed as a full-scale model at last year's Geneva Motor Show, and coming to this year's show as a near-production vehicle--this time, without Koenigsegg's involvement. The vehicle above is in fact the brainchild of fellow Swedish firm NLV Solar AG--a pioneer in photovoltaics and electrical power technology. The project was born when NLV...
Report: Saab Ownership Will Enable Koenigsegg To Bring Quant Supercar To Reality
When it was first reported that Swedish supercar company Koenigsegg was one of the leading bidders for struggling automaker Saab, many were left scratching their heads. Why would a company specializing in building a handful of million dollar supercars each year want to purchase a controlling stake...Alex Kaufmann