Hyundai raises hydrogen game as new class of Xcient trucks roll into Europe

Topics Hyundai | hydrogen fuel | trucks


By Vera Eckert and John Revill FRANKFURT (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor plans to ship a new series of fuel-cell trucks to Europe later this year, turning up the heat on rivals in a battle to test the viability of hydrogen-powered heavy goods transport.

A new class of the Xcient Hyundai truck, equipped with more efficient fuel cells with longer life-span, is due to arrive in Europe in the fourth quarter, said Mark Freymueller, CEO of Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility (HHM). Hydrogen lags electric batteries in the green transport.....

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