A "turbo fuel cell engine" based on a Westinghouse Electric Corp. design is being developed by Westinghouse engineers at Pittsburgh Electric Engines Inc. in Derry, PA. Intended initially for urban bus use, the system is composed of a solid oxide fuel cell and turbine-alternator. The powertrain is expected to be the same size as a diesel engine, but providing 40% less consumption of liquid or gaseous hydrocarbon fuels, including diesel, gasoline, ethanol, methanol and natural gas. ...

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