'Green Caravaning' partnership between Knaus Tabbert and EFOY

  • Motorhome manufacturer Knaus Tabbert and fuel cell manufacturer SFC Energy announce sales partnership
  • With the integration of EFOY fuel cells in all models starting from Caravan Salon Knaus Tabbert takes a further trend-setting step forward with its “green caravaning“ concept
  • EFOY fuel cell provides reliable, weather-independent and emission-free on-board power

Brunnthal/Munich and Jandelsbrunn, Germany, August 27, 2010 – Knaus Tabbert GmbH, one of Europe's leading manufacturers of caravans and motorhomes and SFC Energy AG, technology and market leader for mobile and off-grid power solutions based on fuel cells announce their sales partnership at Caravan Salon 2010. With the integration of EFOY fuel cells in all models, starting with Caravan Salon 2010, Knaus Tabbert takes a further trend-setting step forward with its „green caravaning“ concept. Customers who buy one of Knaus Tabbert’s new motorhomes can purchase the EFOY 1200 and the EFOY 900 fuel cell as optional equipment with especially attractive conditions. With this step Knaus Tabbert joins the list of many leading motorhome manufacturers that have selected EFOY fuel cells for independent, weather-independent and environmentally-friendly power supply.

“With this partnership and the complete EFOY fuel cell offer we want to provide our customers the best travelling comfort with attractive conditions“, says Giovanni Marcon, CEO of Knaus Tabbert GmbH. “The EFOY fuel cell corresponds with our philosophy as it allows unlimited freedom and provides reliable and sustainable power on board the motorhome. Knaus Tabbert presents the green EFOY fuel cell technology in its portfolio at Caravan Salon 2010 for the first time and focuses on the future with yet another leading product in the area of green caravaning”.

“We are delighted that Knaus Tabbert, as a leading and large motorhome manufacturer in our Bavarian neighbourhood, includes our EFOY fuel cells in its program“, says Dr. Peter Podesser, CEO of SFC Energy AG. “We provide silent, lightweight and emission-free power supply solutions, resulting in increased comfortonomy on board the motorhome. We are very proud of this cooperation and make an important contribution to the key issue “green caravanning” on this year’s Caravan Salon”.

The EFOY fuel cell is available in five different performance levels, with charging capacities up to 2.2 kWh per day. EFOY fuel cartridges with five or ten liters of fuel are on sale at more than 1,500 sales points throughout Europe.

SFC Energy AG displays the EFOY fuel cell range at booth 36, hall 13 as well as at the Knaus Tabbert fair booth in hall 16 at Caravan Salon, August 28 to September 5, 2010 in Duesseldorf, Germany.

More information at www.efoy.com, www.sfc.com and www.knaustabbert.de

About SFC Energy AG

SFC Energy AG (www.sfc.com) is market leader in fuel cell technologies for mobile and off-grid power applications serving the leisure, industrial and defense markets. As one of Germany’s technology pioneers, SFC has won numerous innovation awards. SFC has alliances with leading companies in a wide range of industries.Unlike most other fuel cell manufacturers, who are in the research and development phase or run subsidized demonstration projects, SFC has shipped about 19,000 fully commercial products to industrial and private end users for more than six years, and has created a convenient fuel cartridge supply infrastructure. SFC is DIN ISO 9001:2008 certified. SFC is based in Brunnthal, Germany, and has a sales and technical service office in the U.S. SFC Energy AG is listed in the Prime Standard on the German stock exchange (WKN 756857).

About Knaus Tabbert GmbH

KNAUS TABBERT GmbH is a leading manufacturer of leisure vehicles and has its head office in the Lower Bavarian town of Jandelsbrunn. Other sites are to be found in Mottgers, Hesse and Nagyoroszi in Hungary. The company employs approximately 900 people and in the financial year 2009 produced almost 8000 caravans and mobile homes

SFC Press Contact:
Claudia von Junker und Bigato
Public Relations
SFC Energy AG
Eugen-Saenger-Ring 7
D-85649 Brunnthal
Tel. +49 89 673 592-377
Fax. +49 89 673 592-169
Email: [email protected]

Contact Knaus Tabbert GmbH
Melanie Kapfhammer
Zentrales Marketing
Knaus Tabbert GmbH
Helmut-Knaus-Str. 1
94118 Jandelsbrunn
Tel.: +49-(0)8583-21-47
Fax.: + 49-(0)8583-21-45
[email protected]

SFC Investor Relations:
Barbara v. Frankenberg
Head of IR and PR
SFC Energy AG
Eugen-Saenger-Ring 7
D-85649 Brunnthal
Tel. +49 89 673 592-378
Fax. +49 89 673 592-169
Email: [email protected]