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nanoflowcell®

nanoFlowcell® marks the start of the modern era of mobile energy carriers. A compact flow cell with scalable output for a variety of applications. Powerful enough to drive even sports cars fully electrically. Cost-effective, for affordable e-mobility. Environmentally compatible, for sustainable use. Absolutely safe, in use and to health. In combination with bi-ION, nanoFlowcell® surpasses all currently available battery technologies.... more

bi-ion

bi-ION is a liquid energy storage medium with an energy density comparable to that of the very latest lithium-ion batteries. Yet, in contrast to these, it is also thermally safe and environmentally compatible. bi-ION is the first environmentally friendly mobile energy source that conserves resources and it utterly harmless to health, opening up brand new opportunities for electric mobility – on land, on water and in the air.... more

48volt

The low-voltage driveline architecture developed by nanoFlowcell Research SA for electric vehicles is unique within the automotive industry. The QUANT prototype vehicles with integrated nanoFlowcell® 48VOLT technology demonstrate the potential of the nanoFlowcell® low-voltage technology – powerful and eco friendly and at the same time increased functional safety, lower production costs, and easier vehicle homologation.... more

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The world's most advanced electric car or the future of energy?

QUANT 48VOLT, nanoFlowcell® 48VOLT demonstrates power and performance, thus raising awareness of what is currently the lightest, safest, most environmentally responsible and economical drive unit there is for electric vehicles. 

For many people, the QUANT 48VOLT is a desirable sports car and the world's most advanced electric car. However, visionaries will see in this small power station, which could easily provide a fully autonomous supply of electricity to an average household, the future of environmentally compatible yet affordable energy supply.

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100,000 Kilometres in the QUANTiNO 48VOLT - 100% Electric, Flow Cell Power Without Compromise

On 4 August there was a click!, and the clock in the QUANTiNO 48VOLT moved round to show 100,000 kilometres – totally unspectacularly in Zürich city traffic. It marks a milestone in the ultimate endurance test of the newly developed nanoFlowcell 48VOLT electric drive system based on flow cell technology. At the same time, it is also a validation of modern electric mobility that is not only arriving silently, but also with the commitment to inherent sustainability, environmental compatibility and practicality.... more

Energy-independency with nanoFlowcell® power

More and more private energy consumers want to detach themselves from (inter)national energy policies and source their energy needs on their own in an environmentally friendly and sustainable way. There are a number of renewable energy sources available for climate-friendly generation of power and heat for private households. However, until now, private investment in individual energy independence hasn’t made financial sense. nanoFlowcell® can change this. nanoFlowcell® is a regenerative energy: environmentally friendly, affordable and independent.... more

nanoFlowcell® quo vadis?

nanoFlowcell quo vadis? While many still think of nanoFlowcell as a sports car manufacturer, others see it as the energy company of the future. The CEO of nanoFlowcell Holdings, Nunzio La Vecchia, talks about the future of the nanoFlowcell® and their technology’s hen-and-egg problem.... more

bi-ION – Energy of the Future

nanoFlowcell’s flow cell energy is clean and environmentally friendly energy produced from a ground-breaking new electrolyte liquid called bi-ION. bi-ION is the result of two decades of research and development in the field of molecular nano-technology at the DigiLab, the R&D center of nanoFlowcell Holdings. It was here that scientists developed a specific molecule, modified on a nano-technical level to store an adequate amount of energy to efficiently provide electric sports cars or even entire neighbourhoods with electric power.... more

Flow Cell Power – 1,000 km in 8:21 Hours

Farther – faster – greener! QUANTiNO with nanoFlowcell drive achieves the impossible for electric cars: 1,000 km in 8:21 hours! With the drive based on modern flow cell technology, the young R&D company is demonstrating to automakers how environmentally friendly and economical electric mobility can be made fit for the future.... more

nanoFlowcell at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show

Geneva Motor Show has established itself as one of the world’s most important automotive trade fairs. The last one hundred years have seen many automotive trends born here, plenty of oddities presented and a wealth of automotive technological excellence offered. More than virtually any other, the motor show at the foot of Mont Salève is also a magnet for concept studies, exotic vehicles, super sports cars and low-volume models. It is here that nanoFlowcell Holdings will present the QUANT 48VOLT to the public for the first time.... more

300 km/h in The World’s First Electric Sports Car with 48 V Low-Voltage Flow Cell Drive

A true eye-catcher in the shape of the world’s fastest eco sports car: QUANT 48VOLT is made to rethink the prevailing one-way approach to E-mobility. QUANT 48VOLT is the prototype of a new generation of low-voltage electric vehicles. It is equipped with what is currently the safest, most powerful, environmentally compatible and economical drive system for electric vehicles that could be built in series production.... more

Accelerating Change – QUANTiNO in the Fast Lane

Research needs unexpectedly bring the long sought-after breakthrough with the QUANTiNO. Its nanoFlowcell low-voltage drive delivers compelling results without cost-intensive and heavy supercaps serving as energy buffers. What started out as an emergency solution developed into an outstanding system benefit. The drive system in electric vehicles can now be designed to be even lighter and more cost-effective.... more

Modern Steam Engines

E-mobility critics are questioning the environmental compatibility and sustainability of alternative energy vehicles. Electric cars are, for many, a mediocre compromise of zero-emissions driving with “dirty” energy and environmentally harmful technology. nanoFlowcell offers an environmentally friendly, no-compromise energy alternative – and not only for electric vehicles. Water vapour emissions are the only “exhaust gases” generated by nanoFlowcell.... more

nanoFlowcell in Action – Journalists Drive QUANT Prototypes for First Time

QUANT FE und QUANTiNO stellen sich einem kritischen Medienpublikum: Erste Testfahrten mit den nanoFlowcell-Prototypen geben Ausblick auf die Elektromobilität der Zukunft.... more

1,167-Kilometre Test Drive in the QUANTiNO

Extensive test cycles are reaching end phase. nanoFlowcell has been fine tuned to a mobile environment – the most advanced electric vehicle on roads today. Join QUANTiNO on one of his recent test drives - 1,167 kilometre on Swiss highways.... more

The Spectre of High Voltage. Down with the Volts!

Scared of high voltage in cars? In the field of electric mobility, there was previously no alternative to high-voltage traction systems. However, the nanoFlowcell low-voltage drive system enables a high-performance powertrain to operate at low voltages and shows that electric vehicles can be powerful, cost-efficient and safe at the same time.... more

Full Speed Ahead up a Dead End

Electric mobility has an acceptance problem. Technological concepts are inadequate and political solutions insufficiently stringent. Between expedient optimism on the part of industry and non-strategic activity on the political side, the infrastructure problems of charging batteries is emerging as the main issue hampering electric mobility. Electric mobility should be suitable for the masses – by hook or by crook – but there is no comprehensive charging infrastructure. One solution is refillable batteries like nanoFlowcell. A comprehensive fuel-station network suitable for use by nanoFlowcell electric vehicles already exists.... more

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way?

Governments want to push forward the development and proliferation of renewable energies with financial incentive programmes and statements of political will. Yet the path to green progress is covered with political stumbling blocks. Complex governmental and industrial interests are intertwined into an international Gordian knot that must be loosened.... more

Schrödinger’s cat is dead – long live Schrödinger’s cat

For physicists, the state of health of Schrödinger’s cat is a fascinating thought exercise in the quantum-mechanical view of the world. A company like nanoFlowcell Holdings Ltd, on the other hand, embraces the knowledge of quantum-mechanical methods to model molecules for new kinds of electrolytes – bi-ION. It is a virtual development to solve real-life problems in the sustainable and environmentally compatible structuring of our electric mobility and stationary energy supply.... more

Many Alternatives, but No Solution

CNG, hydrogen, batteries – there are plenty of alternatives to petrol and diesel. However, things are not really progressing. Have politics and industry become bogged down by alternatives? Which vehicle drives are actually truly sustainable and environmentally compatible and therefore suitable for equipping more than a billion vehicles worldwide? Thinkers tell us there doesn’t have to be just one answer to all this. We say that it needs more than one answer – action must be taken.... more

Like a Phoenix from the Ashes

Disruptive innovations start out as small, niche innovations and often go on to spark a market revolution. The success stories of disruptive innovations are not written by the large, established corporations, but by small, young companies such as nanoFlowcell. They are flexible and free from rigid, innovation-adverse hierarchies. How does the approach of nanoFlowcell Holdings Ltd differ from that of Tesla Motors?... more

Technological Rough Diamond

Despite decades of university research projects and billions in funding support, the enormous potential of the flow cell still has to be realized. In their latest study “Global Flow Battery Market 2016-2020” the analysts from TechNavio - Infiniti Research Ltd come to the conclusion that flow batteries will be the most significant secondary energy source of the future. We know already today that there will be no sustainable and eco-friendly electro mobility without flow cell technology.... more

Plenty of Electric, but Only One True Innovation

Electric cars bask in the show spotlight, under the admiring gaze of visitors to the Geneva Motor Show. But behind the wonderful gloss, the outlook is gloomy.... more

Is Electromobility Running Out of Power?!

The “STROMbegleitung” (electricity evaluation) study forecasts that the expansion of electromobility will fail due to raw material bottlenecks in the manufacture of lithium-ion batteries. Experts are thus calling for an intensification of research into alternative battery technologies and energy carriers for use in electric vehicles. nanoFlowcell AG already possesses this alternative technology of the future.... more

What is nanoFlowcell®? And why is the answer to the ultimate question not 42?

The flow cell technology of nanoFlowcell will score the ecological hattrick of forward-looking energy production and storage that is clean, sustainable and cost efficient.... more

The QUANTiNO – Stunning Urban Sports Car with Environmental Awareness

The QUANTiNO is the latest scion of nanoFlowcell AG, pairing contemporary luxury and eco-power to create a new vision of electromobility.... more

The “Redox” Principle

nanoFlowcell AG enabled the first use of a battery system with flow cell technology in an automotive application with the patent-pending nanoFlowcell®, a revolutionary development of the already tried-and-tested flow cell technology.... more

Electromobility – Yesterday’s Vision?

In the beginning, there was the electric vehicle – and with nanoFlowcell®, the vision of sustainable and clean mobility is now finally possible.... more

Nunzio La Vecchia on His Motivation and the Origins of the QUANTiNO

Nunzio La Vecchia, Chief Technology Officer nanoFlowcell AG... more