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Hyundai first to export hydrogen powered trucks to Switzerland

Christian Fernsby ▼ | July 6, 2020
Hyundai Motor Company shipped the first 10 units of the Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world’s first mass produced fuel cell heavy duty truck, to Switzerland.
XCIENT Fuel Cell
Hyundai   XCIENT Fuel Cell
The company plans to ship a total of 50 XCIENT Fuel Cells to Switzerland this year, with handover to commercial fleet customers starting in September.

Topics: Hyundai Switzerland

Hyundai plans to roll out a total of 1,600 XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks by 2025, reflecting the company’s environmental commitment and technological prowess as it works toward reducing carbon emissions through zero-emission solutions.

XCIENT is powered by a 190-kW hydrogen fuel cell system with dual 95-kW fuel cell stacks.

Seven large hydrogen tanks offer a combined storage capacity of around 32.09 kg of hydrogen.

The driving range per charge for XCIENT Fuel Cell is about 400km*, which was developed with an optimal balance between the specific requirements from the potential commercial fleet customers and the charging infrastructure in Switzerland.

Refueling time for each truck takes approximately 8~20 minutes.


 

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