HYUNDAI MOTOR REVEALS NEXT GENERATION FUEL CELL CONCEPT AT GENEVA MOTOR SHOW


March 7, 2017
– Hyundai Motor now denounced a unconventional FE Fuel Cell Concept that looks forward to a subsequent era of hydrogen-powered vehicles. Having determined itself as a tellurian personality for hydrogen transportation, a association has validated a joining to fuel dungeon automobile growth during a Geneva Motor Show 2017. The FE Fuel Cell Concept represents a subsequent step for Hyundai Motor toward realizing a ultimate aspiration of formulating a zero-emission Hydrogen Energy Society.

In early 2017 during a Davos World Economic Forum, Hyundai Motor Company assimilated a launch of a Hydrogen Council, a tellurian beginning to foster a growth and commercialization of fuel dungeon cars as an choice to hoary fuel vehicles. This follows dual decades during a forefront of hydrogen automobile development, many recently with a ix35 Fuel Cell (Tucson Fuel Cell in some markets), that in 2013 became a world’s initial mass-produced hydrogen-powered vehicle, and is now on sale in 17 countries around a world.

Woong Chul Yang, Vice Chairman of Hyundai Motor Company, said: “Hyundai Motor has a birthright of building innovative, fuel-efficient vehicles that allege a automotive industry’s environmental progress. Our FE Fuel Cell Concept is an critical expansion of a pioneering hydrogen leadership, and moves us closer to a prophesy for a ‘Hydrogen Society’, where travel is clean, fit and enhances a lives of a customers.”

The FE Fuel Cell Concept continues Hyundai Motor’s joining to fuel dungeon automobile growth and is partial of a company’s eco-vehicle module that will see 14 or some-more new environmentally-focused models introduced by 2020. Spurred on by larger tellurian direct for fuel-efficient, eco-friendly vehicles, a module continues a instance of creation set by IONIQ, a initial automobile to offer a choice of 3 electrified powertrains in a singular physique type.

The FE Fuel Cell Concept’s issuing form is desirous by inlet and H2O – a car’s usually glimmer – with a purify and ease pattern emphasizing a non-polluting nature. Across a car, form follows duty to broach a minimalist style. Exemplifying this approach, a FE Concept facilities a thespian and stylish back atmosphere foil and integrated vents that yield aerodynamic potency by intelligent engineering.

The concept’s name ‘FE’ stands for Future Eco, reflecting a innovative new technologies that element a car’s eco-friendliness – a approval of a singular fuel source. One of a many important characteristics of a new judgment is a inner atmosphere humidifier, that recycles H2O issued by a car’s purify hydrogen appetite dissemination to emanate a some-more gentle cabin environment.

The FE Concept showcases Hyundai Motor’s fourth era of hydrogen fuel dungeon technology, an expansion of research, growth and real-world analysis programs around a world. When compared with a stream era complement used in a Tucson ix35 Fuel Cell, a new record is 20% lighter, and achieves 10% larger efficiency. In addition, a appetite firmness of a fuel dungeon smoke-stack is increasing by 30%, boosting a car’s operation significantly.

As another bolster of a car’s eco-credentials and concentration on patron convenience, a FE Concept facilities unstable battery packs – charged by a car’s appetite outlay – to appetite newcomer devices. Meanwhile, a case facilities an integrated storage and charging space for an electric scooter, demonstrating how Hyundai Motor is building mobility solutions to compare destiny lifestyles.

The new judgment automobile is some-more than simply pleasing and innovative; it is rarely able too. The automobile is designed to run for some-more than 800 kilometers between refueling, acknowledging a stream singular hydrogen infrastructure. Elements of a FE Fuel Cell Concept will change an SUV Fuel Cell indication set for launch in 2018, that will underline modernized ‘Hyundai Smart Sense’ motorist assistance technologies, alongside an endless hydrogen-powered range.

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About Hyundai Motor
Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is committed to apropos a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond. The association leads a Hyundai Motor Group, an innovative business structure able of present resources from fiery iron to finished cars. Hyundai Motor has 8 production bases and 7 pattern technical centers worldwide and in 2016 sole 4.86 million vehicles globally. With some-more than 110,000 employees worldwide, Hyundai Motor continues to raise a product choice with localized models and strives to strengthen a care in purify technology, starting with a world’s initial mass-produced hydrogen-powered vehicle, ix35 Fuel Cell and IONIQ, a world’s initial indication with 3 electrified powertrains in a singular physique type.

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