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Hyundai Deploys Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles In China

Hyundai Deploys Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles In China

Nov 07, 2020

Recently, at the China International Import Expo, Hyundai Motor displayed its hydrogen fuel cell heavy truck for the first time, demonstrating its leading technology level in the field of hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicles. In order to further penetrate into China's hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicle market, Hyundai Motor signed a series of strategic cooperation agreements to build a hydrogen energy industry ecosystem in China on the eve of the CIIE, strengthening cooperation with Chinese partners.

 

Cooperate with Shanghai Electric Power Co., Ltd., Shanghai Shunhua New Energy System Co., Ltd., and Shanghai Ronghe Power Financial Leasing Co., Ltd., and plan to promote 3,000 hydrogen fuel cell trucks in the Yangtze River Delta by 2025;

 

In cooperation with China Iron and Steel Research Group and Hegang Group, it plans to promote 1,000 hydrogen fuel cell trucks to the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region by 2025. At the same time, Hyundai Motor will launch hydrogen fuel cell heavy trucks in China based on its successful entry into Europe.

 

Various strategic measures show that Hyundai Motor is making full preparations for entering China's hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicle market. Hyundai Motor launched the "XCIENT Fuel Cell" heavy-duty truck for hydrogen fuel cells in China for the first time on the stage of the "2020 China International Import Expo".

 

The Chinese market is advancing: by 2035, promote the popularization of 1 million hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. In order to comply with this trend, Hyundai Motor is currently working closely with the Chinese government and well-known local partners to achieve the promotion goal of more than 27,000 vehicles by 2030. It is currently actively promoting hydrogen fuel cell truck project research and development and infrastructure construction.

 

Through this multi-party cooperation, Hyundai Motor plans to further consolidate its position as the world's leading hydrogen fuel cell vehicle technology brand.

 

Hydrogen fuel cell heavy-duty truck XCIENT Fuel Cell mass production model made its debut in China at the "2020 China International Import Expo"

 

At this exhibition, Hyundai Motor exhibited the world's first mass-produced hydrogen fuel cell heavy truck XCIENT Fuel Cell, the hydrogen fuel cell concept truck NEPTUNE model, and the new generation of hydrogen fuel cell vehicle NEXO and other heavyweight products in one go. Global leader in hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicles and passenger car applications.

 

Among them, the hydrogen fuel cell heavy truck XCIENT Fuel Cell is equipped with 7 large hydrogen storage tanks, and the hydrogenation time is only 8-20 minutes (depending on the temperature and the hydrogenation time). With excellent environmental performance, it is the first domestic "hydrogen energy and The “Fuel Cell Technology Innovation Award” won the second prize and became the only foreign-funded enterprise to win this honor.

XCIENT Fuel Cell

Hydrogen fuel electric heavy truck "XCIENT Fuel Cell" displayed at China International Import Expo

 

At the same time, Hyundai Motor plans to continuously develop hydrogen fuel cell truck technology to launch a long-distance transport heavy truck with a hydrogen refueling range of up to 1,000 kilometers.

 

Signed a hydrogen energy industry ecological chain cooperation agreement with a Chinese partner

 

Among them, in the Yangtze River Delta region, Hyundai Motor has entered into an agreement with Shanghai Electric Power Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Shanghai Electric Power"), Shanghai Shunhua New Energy System Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Shanghai Shunhua"), on October 27, 2020. Shanghai Ronghe Dianke Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Ronghe Dianke") signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly "build a hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicle platform in the Yangtze River Delta". The four companies will build a cooperation system in the Yangtze River Delta. Using Hyundai's hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicle as a medium, the four major links of hydrogen fuel production and supply, hydrogen refueling infrastructure construction, hydrogen fuel cell commercial vehicle supply, and vehicle operation (finance) are organically integrated to further promote hydrogen fuel cell Demonstration operation of commercial vehicles.

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(Clockwise from top left) On October 27, 2020, Li Inzhe, Vice President and Commercial Business Division Director of Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd., Xia Meixing, Deputy General Manager of Shanghai Electric Power Co., Ltd., and Vice President of Shanghai Ronghe Electric Finance Leasing Co., Ltd. Manager Liu Xubao and General Manager Liu Shaojun of Shanghai Shunhua New Energy System Co., Ltd. held the "online" signing ceremony

 

In the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, Hyundai Motor signed an agreement with China Iron and Steel Research Technology Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “China Iron and Steel Research Group”) and Hegang Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Hegang Group”) on November 4, 2020. In the "Memorandum of Understanding on Building a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Platform in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region". According to the contents of the business agreement in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, China Iron and Steel Research Institute is mainly responsible for providing hydrogen energy storage, transportation and charging technology, and supporting the construction of hydrogen refueling stations. HBIS Group mainly uses by-product hydrogen resources to ensure the supply of hydrogen energy. Become the actual demander of hydrogen fuel cell heavy trucks; Hyundai Motor is mainly responsible for the research and development and promotion of hydrogen fuel cell trucks that meet local market needs.

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(The photo starts from the left) On November 4, 2020, South Korea Hyundai Motor Co., Ltd. Vice President and Commercial Division Director Li Inzhe, Antai Technology Co., Ltd. Chairman Li Junfeng, Hegang Industrial Technology Service Co., Ltd. Executive Director Shan Lidong, Carry out an "online" signing ceremony.

 

Based on its successful entry into Europe, Hyundai Motor will launch hydrogen fuel cell heavy trucks in China

 

Hyundai Motor has officially opened the door to the European environmentally friendly commercial vehicle market, expanding the world's highest standard hydrogen fuel cell technology leadership to the commercial vehicle field, and further consolidating Hyundai's position as the global leader in hydrogen energy vehicles.

On October 7, 2020, Hyundai Motor held a vehicle handover ceremony in Lucerne, Switzerland, and delivered the world's first mass-produced hydrogen fuel cell heavy truck XCIENT Fuel Cell to customers.

XCIENT Fuel Cell 2

XCIENT Fuel Cell

Li Renzhe, Vice President of Hyundai Motor and Head of Commercial Vehicle Business Division, said, "The successful delivery of XCIENT Fuel Cell to European customers is not only the result of Hyundai Motor’s hydrogen fuel cell vehicle research and development, but also the global promotion of clean energy-the widespread use of hydrogen. We plan to expand our business scope of environmentally friendly commercial vehicles to the Chinese market based on our successful entry into Europe.

Hyundai Motor will invest about 43 billion yuan in hydrogen energy business by 2025, and plans to invest tens of billions of yuan in the future.

 

Since last year, Hyundai Motor has joined forces with overseas hydrogen energy related companies such as Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility (HMM), Hydrospider and H2 Energy, centered on the "Swiss Hydrogen Mobility Association", the main body of hydrogen refueling stations and a hydrogen fuel cell truck customer company. , Is committed to building a "hydrogen fuel cell heavy truck ecosystem" to organically integrate the fields of "hydrogen production-hydrogen supply-hydrogen refueling-vehicle supply-customers".