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SAIC Motors Reveals the World’s First High-End Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle, SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7

By September 15, 2020 9   min read  (1346 words)

September 15, 2020 |

Based on the rapid transformation of the global energy system, the advantages of green renewable energy represented by hydrogen energy are gradually showing.

As the backbone of traditional manufacturing, the automotive industry also attaches great importance to the development of hydrogen energy and regards it as the future of new energy vehicles.

On September 13, at the SAIC Hydrogen Strategy Conference, the world’s first high-end hydrogen fuel cell MPV, SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 was officially unveiled. As the first strategic model of SAIC Group’s third-generation fuel cell technology, the release of SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 represents SAIC MAXUS’s formal entry into hydrogen fuel after the commercial operation of the first fuel cell wide-body light passenger FCV80 in China in 2017 Battery passenger car field.

SAIC has always adhered to innovative and green development and is committed to providing users with clean and efficient travel methods to better fulfill social responsibilities. In the hydrogen fuel cell field, SAIC is the first domestic automobile company to develop fuel cell technology research and development and is currently the only company in the global industry that has achieved commercialization of multiple types of fuel cell vehicles. Relying on the strong technical support of SAIC, SAIC Maxus adheres to the comprehensive layout of the three technical routes of “plug-in hybrid, pure electric, and fuel cell” to seize the new heights of future technological innovation.

The world premiere of SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 is SAIC MAXUS’s new blockbuster product in the field of hydrogen fuel cell passenger vehicles and the world’s first high-end hydrogen fuel cell MPV. Combining SAIC’s world-leading third-generation fuel cell technology, EUNIQ 7 has many advantages such as high safety, fast hydrogen refueling, long cruising range, and high technological content, which is comparable to the world’s top-level in the industry.

Green and environmentally friendly, EUNIQ 7 is comparable to a mobile “air purifier”

Compared to a traditional fuel-fueled large MPV that emits about 16 tons of carbon dioxide per year, the hydrogen fuel cell on the SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 only uses electrochemical reactions to generate the only emission-water, and will not emit any environmental pollutants. Green.

In addition to zero pollution, EUNIQ 7 is equipped with a new generation of air filtration system, which can effectively purify 99.9% of PM2.5 particles in the air through porous diffusion layer inside the stack and electrochemical process. A EUNIQ 7 driving for one hour can purify the air equivalent to 150 adults breathing.

For the first time to reveal the world's first high-end hydrogen fuel cell MPV, SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 made its global debut today!

[SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 is equipped with a new generation of air filtration system]

 Safe and reliable, EUNIQ 7 multiple guards travel safety

Hydrogen safety is the most concerned issue for consumers. SAIC Maxus MAXUS EUNIQ 7 has made targeted designs and experiments to ensure that it is foolproof. The hydrogen cylinder equipped with it is fully wound by space-grade carbon fiber and can withstand high temperatures of 842 degrees, which is equivalent to the temperature of volcanic eruption magma; the compressive strength of the hydrogen cylinder reaches 70MPa, which is comparable to the Jiaolong submersible working in the 7000m deep sea Safe and worry-free.

For the first time to reveal the world's first high-end hydrogen fuel cell MPV, SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 made its global debut today!

[SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 multiple guards travel safety]

At the same time, SAIC Maxus MAXUS EUNIQ 7’s leading architecture design further guarantees the safety of drivers and passengers. Taking the lead in realizing the world’s leading hydrogen system in the middle, combined with the advanced dual-loop redundant power and hydrogen shutdown design, EUNIQ 7 can meet the two major standards of China and the European Union for all-round collision safety protection. The hydrogen bottle in the collision experiment was intact and the system was leak-free, Guarding users’ travel safety in all directions.

In addition, the SAIC Maxus MAXUS EUNIQ 7 vehicle has also undergone rigorous endurance road tests and weather resistance tests, with a total mileage of 1 million kilometers, equivalent to 25 laps around the earth, ensuring reliable vehicle quality. Coupled with the lean production and strict quality control of the world’s first Chinese vehicle manufacturer “Lighthouse Factory”-SAIC Maxus Nanjing C2B Plant, it further guarantees the quality and performance of EUNIQ 7.

 Ingenuity, EUNIQ 7 surging output excellent performance

In terms of power, SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 is the first full-power direct-drive fuel cell vehicle in China. It uses 130kW fuel cell and 70Mpa hydrogen storage system, matching high-performance three-in-one electric drive bridge and domestic leading high-rate power battery. Create high-quality performance. The key performance indicators such as stack power, fuel economy, and service life have all reached the international first-class level.

For the first time to reveal the world's first high-end hydrogen fuel cell MPV, SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 made its global debut today!

[SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 outstanding performance]

 The excellent performance of EUNIQ 7 also perfectly solves the problem of mileage anxiety. It only takes 3 minutes, which is the time of a cup of coffee, to fill the EUNIQ 7’s 6.4kg high-pressure hydrogen cylinder. Its NEDC cruising range can reach 605km, and its hydrogen consumption per 100km is 1.18kg, which is equivalent to only 0.4 yuan per kilometer. At the same time, EUNIQ 7 can achieve the world’s cutting-edge low-temperature start-up at -30°C, and adopts stack waste heat heating technology, with almost no mileage degradation in low-temperature climates.

For the first time to reveal the world's first high-end hydrogen fuel cell MPV, SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 made its global debut today!

[SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 has super low-temperature adaptability]

 In terms of NVH performance, SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 applies innovative technologies such as water vapor separation, multi-stage shock absorption design, high-voltage pulse silence, oil-free air bearing, etc., to fully overcome the worldwide problem of NVH control of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, making the vehicle NVH The performance is comparable to mainstream pure electric models, and the constant speed noise is only 53.9 decibels, creating a library-level quiet environment for users.

For the first time to reveal the world's first high-end hydrogen fuel cell MPV, SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 made its global debut today!

[SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 NVH outstanding performance]

 Zhixiang Technology, EUNIQ 7’s strength creates a global leader

SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 also integrates many “black technologies”. The hydrogen fuel cell system of EUNIQ 7 uses a high-activity alloy catalyst, which has increased the catalytic efficiency by 20% compared with mainstream international brands of hydrogen fuel cell passenger cars; its built-in 85000r/min oil-free centrifugal air compressor is more It can continuously provide enough pure air for the electrochemical reaction, which is more efficient and guarantees the stable operation of the stack.

Secondly, the 70MPa hydrogen storage system equipped with SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 is made of aerospace-grade carbon fiber materials, with a cycle life of up to 11,000 times. At the same time, the bottle valve seal has reached the submarine-level standard, and the zero-boundary burst pressure is greater than 175 MPa. With dozens of sophisticated technologies such as hydrogen injection valves and hydrogen circulation pumps, EUNIQ 7 has created the world’s leading vehicle performance.

For the first time to reveal the world's first high-end hydrogen fuel cell MPV, SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 made its global debut today!

[SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 integrates many black technologies]

 It is particularly worth mentioning that SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 also has a set of domestically pioneered FCU fuel cell deep learning algorithm, which can find the best control strategy according to changing internal and external factors, and the overall efficiency is increased by 10%. This increases by 50%.

At the same time, EUNIQ 7 also has a “trick” in terms of vehicle energy control. It is equipped with a set of VCU vehicle intelligent algorithms, which can keep the vehicle in the best working condition according to variables such as vehicle speed, road conditions, and temperature, helping the vehicle to achieve The cruising range is increased by 30%, and the power performance is increased by 20%. In addition, in the hydrogenation process of EUNIQ 7, EUNIQ 7 can also realize “station interconnection and real-time dynamic online data” through the “car-station environment algorithm” to ensure the dynamic safety of the hydrogenation process.

For the first time to reveal the world's first high-end hydrogen fuel cell MPV, SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 made its global debut today!

[SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 hydrogen charging port]

 Such a hydrogen fuel cell MPV with high safety, fast hydrogenation speed, long cruising range, high technology content, and the world’s leading hydrogen fuel cell MPV, its maintenance cost is also very cost-effective. Only need to replace a piece of filter paper less than 200 yuan per year to complete basic maintenance, which can be regarded as a model of low maintenance cost.

For the first time to reveal the world's first high-end hydrogen fuel cell MPV, SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 made its global debut today!

[SAIC MAXUS EUNIQ 7 maintenance only requires a piece of filter paper]

 With the world’s first high-end hydrogen fuel cell MPV, SAIC MAXUS MAXUS EUNIQ 7, SAIC MAXUS will continue to uphold the concept of harmonious coexistence of people, vehicles and the environment, and promote the autonomy of fuel cell vehicle technology with international leading technology standards. And market applications, using hydrogen energy to create a cleaner future.

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