Hyundai moves ahead with its plans for fuel cell vehicles

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Automaker to unveil its new production fuel cell vehicles in August South Korean automaker Hyundai has announced that it will officially unveil the production model of its new fuel cell vehicle in August of this year. The new vehicle represents Hyundai’s ongoing efforts to produce clean vehicles and establish a presence in the growing clean transportation market. Fuel cell vehicles are still somewhat rare, but Hyundai aims to change this in the coming years by offering new vehicles equipped with fuel cell systems. Fuel cells continue to gain momentum in…

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Hyundai aims to compete with Toyota with latest fuel cell vehicle

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Fuel cell vehicle will allow Hyundai to establish a strong presence in clean transportation South Korean automaker has announced that it will be launching a new fuel cell vehicle next year. The announcement was made at the Geneva Motor Show and highlights the company’s continued efforts to establish a lead in the clean transportation space. One of Hyundai’s goals is to compete more aggressively with Toyota, which has already launched a modestly successful fuel cell vehicle of its own. Hyundai intends to build a major presence in emerging markets where…

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Kia to launch its first fuel cell vehicle in 2020

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Automaker has plans to bring a new fuel cell vehicle to the market South Korean automaker Kia has announced plans to launch its first fuel cell vehicle by 2020. The new vehicle is part of an overarching initiative from the Hyundai Motor Group, which is working to launch more environmentally friendly cars in the coming years. In 2018, Hyundai will be launching its next generation fuel cell vehicle and Kia is expected to take advantage of the clean transportation momentum that Hyundai has created. Hyundai continues to expand its presence…

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New taxi service in South Korea will be making use of fuel cell vehicles

Fuel cell vehicles will be operating in the city of Ulsan A new hydrogen taxi service has launched in South Korea. Hyundai has brought ten of its ix35 vehicles, all equipped with hydrogen fuel cells, to the coastal city of Ulsan. The new taxi service will be operated by the Ministry of Environment, the Ulsan City Office, and Hyundai itself. The service will make use of the same measurement and fee system that conventional taxi services make use of. Hyundai is expected to expand the reach of the service in…

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Hyundai does not need partnerships to improve fuel cell technology

Hyundai has avoided partnerships thus far Automakers are beginning to show more interest in fuel cell technology, but developing this technology alone can be very costly and difficult. In order to mitigate costs and accelerate advances in fuel cell systems, several companies have partnered together, but Hyundai is one that believes that such partnerships are not ideal given the current climate of the fuel cell sector and the clean transportation market. Hyundai already has considerable experience with hydrogen fuel cells, which may be the reason why it has chosen to…

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New Hyundai fuel cell vehicle to launch in early 2018

Hyundai to release a new fuel cell vehicle that will be more efficient than what it already offers South Korean automaker Hyundai has plans to launch a next generation fuel cell vehicle in early 2018. This will be the second such vehicle coming from the company, having released its first fuel cell vehicle some time ago. Hyundai Vice Chairman Yang Woong-chul believes that the vehicle will ensure that the company will be able to compete with Japanese companies that are also establishing a strong foothold in clean transportation with their…

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Hyundai to develop a new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

Hyundai will be producing an alternative to its ix35 fuel cell vehicle South Korean automaker Hyundai has plans to develop a new fuel cell vehicle, which will serve as a successor to the company’s ix35. The new vehicle will be very similar to the ix35 in that it will also be a hydrogen-powered SUV. Hyundai has said that the new vehicle will feature advanced hydrogen fuel cell technology, which will make it more efficient than the ix35. The automaker has not yet revealed when the vehicle will be released. Hyundai…

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Hyundai to test self-driving cars powered by hydrogen fuel in Nevada

South Korean automaker receives license to test self-driving cars in the US Hyundai has received a testing license in the United States, allowing the automaker to begin experimenting with autonomous vehicles in the country. The license will allow Hyundai to test four self-driving cars, two of which will be powered by hydrogen fuel. The tests will be held in Nevada, with experiments likely to begin in the coming months. Hyundai has become one of the first automakers to receive a license to test autonomous vehicles in the United States. Two…

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Hyundai falls short of its sales predictions for its hydrogen fuel vehicle

Hyundai ix35 struggles to find support among consumers Hyundai has hit some turbulence when it comes to its new fuel cell vehicle, the ix35. The vehicle was first revealed in 2013, with Hyundai planning for a limited release at the end of 2014. Equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell, the ix35 produces no harmful emissions and can travel an estimated 350 miles before needed to refuel. Hyundai has been promoting its vehicle somewhat aggressively, but these fuel cell vehicles have failed to find traction with consumers. 273 units of ix35…

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Hyundai’s hydrogen fuel car reaches major milestone

Fuel cell vehicle achieves major accomplishment one full year after its commercial release It has been a full year since Hyundai made its fuel cell vehicles, the Tucson ix35, commercially available and the vehicle has reached a significant milestone. Hyundai took a strong interest in clean transportation years ago, intending to release electric vehicles in the future. While batteries have been the staple of conventional electric vehicles for years, hydrogen fuel cells are quickly beginning to replace these energy systems. Hyundai has focused on using fuel cells to develop a…

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Hyundai to cut price of hydrogen fuel car

Hyundai will be lowering the price of its new fuel cell vehicle by 43% South Korean automaker Hyundai is looking to become more competitive with its new fuel cell vehicle, the ix35, and has announced that will be lowering the price of this vehicle. Hyundai’s decision may be based on the growing demand for affordable fuel cell vehicles, as well as the fact that Toyota has released a relatively inexpensive vehicle powered by hydrogen fuel. Hyundai plans to reduce the cost of the ix35 by 43%, which may help it…

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Hyundai to cut price of hydrogen fuel cell car

Hyundai announces that its fuel cell vehicle will be less expensive South Korean automaker Hyundai has announced that it will be lowering the price of its new fuel cell vehicle in order to compete with other companies that are launching similar vehicles. The company was one of the first to begin commercializing a vehicle equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell, launching its the Tucson ix35 late last year. Over the past several months, Hyundai has been aggressively promoting the potential benefits of hydrogen fuel cells and how they can be…

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Hyundai brings hydrogen fuel vehicle to Australia

New ix35 arrives in Australia as Hyundai continues to promote its fuel cell vehicle Hyundai’s new fuel cell vehicle has arrived in Australia. The ix35 has been heavily promoted in many parts of the world, showcasing its ability to compete with conventional vehicles yet remain environmentally friendly. The European Union chose the ix35 as one of its official vehicles recently, and the car will be used to transport government officials. Hyundai’s fuel cell vehicle has already generate a great deal of hype in some parts of the world, and the…

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Hyundai to bring hydrogen fuel vehicle to Canada

Hyundai to become the first automaker to offer a fuel cell vehicle in Canada South Korean automaker Hyundai will be the first in the auto industry to offer Canadian consumers a chance to drive a fuel cell vehicle. The automaker has announced that it will be bringing its hydrogen-powered Tucson to Canada, making it the first mass-produced fuel cell vehicle to be sold in the country. The company will be releasing this vehicle in Vancouver, British Columbia, in early 2015, at the same time that Toyota will be launching its…

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Hyundai may need to be more aggressive with its fuel cell vehicle

Hyundai is seeing more competition come from rival automakers in the clean transportation field South Korean automaker Hyundai is beginning to feel pressure to compete with other companies that are planning to release fuel cell vehicles in the coming year. Numerous companies in the auto industry have announced plans to commercialize a new generation of clean vehicles beginning in 2015, with several releasing hydrogen-powered vehicles that year. Hyundai will be among the first to release such a vehicle to the commercial market, but the company will have to find a…

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Hyundai hydrogen fuel vehicles arrive in the United Kingdom

Hyundai has successfully delivered its first fuel cell vehicles to the United Kingdom South Korean automaker Hyundai has successfully delivered the first of its hydrogen-powered vehicles to the United Kingdom. The company has been promoting fuel cell vehicles for some years now, highlighting the environmental friendliness of these vehicles as well as their efficiency when compared to their more conventional counterparts. In the UK, there has been a push to promote the adoption of electric vehicles among consumers. Hyundai, as well as other automakers, see a great deal of opportunity…

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