Hyundai Motor has exported 4 hydrogen fuel cell systems to Europe
On September 16, according to foreign media reports, on Wednesday, Hyundai Motor stated that the company had exported four hydrogen fuel cell systems to Europe.
The company said in a statement that its hydrogen fuel cell system will be delivered to GRZ Technologies, a Swiss hydrogen fuel storage and compression technology company, and an undisclosed European energy solutions start-up company.
Hyundai Motor stated that the delivery is a good opportunity to promote South Korea’s advanced hydrogen fuel technology in the European market. The company’s move is consistent with the company’s efforts to expand its hydrogen fuel business to non-automotive industries.
Hyundai Motor said it plans to expand sales of hydrogen fuel cell systems in the global market, including the United States and China .
In terms of passenger cars and commercial vehicles, Hyundai Motor has been exporting hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles. In 2018, Hyundai Motor Group announced that it will invest 7.6 trillion won in hydrogen-powered vehicle production facilities and related research and development activities by 2030. According to the plan, the group plans to produce 500,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles in 2030.
Hydrogen-powered cars are considered environmentally friendly. At present, Hyundai Nexo is the only hydrogen-powered passenger car in South Korea. This car can be loaded with 156L of hydrogen. It only takes a few minutes to fill with hydrogen and has a cruising range of up to 800 kilometers.
From 2018 to August this year, the company sold 10,698 Nexo hydrogen-powered passenger cars in the global market, of which 8,908 were sold in Korea and 1,790 were sold overseas. From January to August this year, the company sold 3,987 Nexo hydrogen-powered passenger vehicles in South Korea and exported 775 vehicles.
In June of this year, Hyundai Motor stated that it had opened the country’s first hydrogen-powered commercial vehicle charging station in Seoul, South Korea. This is also the company’s ninth hydrogen-powered charging station. Hydrogen buses and trucks and hydrogen passenger cars are all It can be charged at this hydrogen-powered commercial vehicle charging station.
It is reported that Hyundai Motor’s goal is to transform into an intelligent mobile solution provider. The company has set an ambitious goal for itself to sell 670,000 electric vehicles per year by 2025, including 560,000 battery-powered electric vehicles and 110,000 fuel cell electric vehicles.