NFC Glossary

In the following, we list the meanings for the acronyms and abbreviations commonly used at NFC. If you can’t find the abbreviation or acronym you’re looking for on this list, please let us know.


Electrolytic solution which is used with nanoFlowcell® to convert chemical energy into electricity. Bi-ION® consists of a positive and a egative liquid. Hence the name “bi” for two and “ION” for the ion exchange that takes place in the nanoFlowcell®.


Car Information and Entertainment Display; full-length dashbord LCD panel with selectable vehicle information, specific EV information as well as entertainment and convenience options.


NFCs digitales Forschungs- und Entwicklungslabor nutzt fortschrittlichste Deep-Learning Prozesse und KI-Tools; Einsatz virtuellen Prototypings, um digitale Modelle zu erstellen und deren Funktionalität zu erforschen; verantwortet die Entwicklung ‘KI-angereicherter’ Produkte und Services.


Electric Control Unit – elektrische Steuereinheit


Electronic Motor Control System – elektronisches Motorsteuerungssystem


Electronic Power Control – elektronische Leistungssteuerung


Humanoider Roboter mit Superintelligenz und menschenähnlichen motorischen Fähigkeiten. Angetrieben von einer kompakten nanoFlowcell®-Flusszelle; arbeitet im Niederspannungsbereich. Das Projekt befindet sich derzeit in der Testphase.


Integriertes Motorsteuerungsmodul; integrierte Leistungselektronik der NFC Niederspannungsmotoren


Intelligenter Mehrphasen-Elektromotor. Innovative, leistungsstarke Niederspannungs-Mehrphasen-Elektromotoren bewältigen hoher elektrischer Ströme in mobilen nanoFlowcell®-Anwendungen; integrierte Leistungselektronik; innovative NFC-Eigenentwicklung.


nanoFlowcell® Artificial Intelligence; Einsatz von künstlicher Intelligenz in denproprietären F&E Tools sowie Anwendungen der nanoFlowcell Holdings plc.


nanoFlowcell® powered electric vehicle


Innovative flow cell energy system based on Redox flow cell technology; uses non-reversible bi-ION® electrolytes to produce clean and environmental compatible electricity; enables mobile use of regenerative energy and produces no harmful emissions.

nanoFlowcell® 48VOLT E-Drive

Low-voltage electric drive with integrated flow cell power system; used to power QUANT electric vehicles made by nanoFlowcell Holdings plc.


Acronym for nanoFlowcell Holdings plc; holding company for nanoFlowcell Managment AG, nanoFlowcell Production GmbH and nanoFlowcell IP AG.


Independent All-Wheel Drive System. Each wheel of the car is individually powered by an electric motor – two on each axle; the system directs power to each wheel depending on road- and driving conditions.


Quant Car Access Control; high-level encrypted, smartphone-based key and control panel to operate QUANT electric vehicles


QUANT Torque Vectoring


Model name of first nanoFlowcell® powered electric vehicle made by nanoFlowcell Holdings plc; naming derived from the physical term quantum. Sportive grand touring saloon.


NFC’s international research and development center with connected production facilities for bi-ION® electrolyte liquids and nanoFlowcell® flow cell membranes; accomodates on-site campus for advanced studies and research in flow cell and applied AI.


Model name of nanoFlowcell® powered electric vehicle made by nanoFlowcell Holdings plc; abstracted minorization of the physical term quant. Sports coupé in the mid-size car segment.

QUANTiNO twentyfive / QUANTiNO 25

NFC’s 25th anniversary model; first fully electric car without batteries and extended range.

sensorFLOW® technology

Sensor functions under real-wood veneer light up as soon as the car is started and the controls in the form of capacitive switches become clearly visible through the wood.


Speed-Sensitive Power Steering


Fuel nozzel to fuel QUANT electric vehicles powered by nanoFlowcell® simultaneously with positiv and negative bi-ION® electrolyte liquids (separate tanks); nanoFlowcell® flow cells are fuelled which has tremendous advantages over traditional battery charging. bi-ION® fuelling system fits standard petrol stations.


Vehicle Control Unit; unique architecture to accommodate specifics of nanoFlowcell® flow cell system; programmed by NFC.


VAriable ROaster top. Hard-top convertible roof in the QUANTiNO twentyfive roadster.


Volumetric energy density – how much energy a system contains in comparison to its volume; typically expressed in watt-hours per liter (Wh/L); the bi-ION® electrolyte has an energy density of >600 Wh/L.