HYUNDAI JOINS DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY IN NEW PARTNERSHIP FOCUSED ON FUEL CELLS

Posted on 16. May, 2013 by in Hyundai Canada

COSTA MESA, Calif., May 16, 2013 – Hyundai is ordering with a Energy Department on a new public-private partnership called H2USA, that will concentration on advancing hydrogen infrastructure to support some-more travel appetite options for U.S. consumers, including fuel dungeon electric vehicles (FCEVs). Named after a chemical pitch for hydrogen, a H2USA partnership brings together supervision agencies, gas suppliers, a hydrogen and fuel dungeon industries and automakers including Mercedes-Benz, Nissan and Toyota.

While American automakers and private attention have done poignant progress, H2USA will move experts together to solve pivotal infrastructure challenges, including leveraging low-cost healthy gas resources. Through a program, attention and supervision partners will brand actions to inspire early adopters of fuel dungeon electric vehicles, control concurrent technical and marketplace analysis, and weigh choice fueling infrastructure that can capacitate cost reductions and economies of scale.

“Fuel dungeon technologies are an vicious partial of an all-of-the-above proceed to variegate America’s travel sector, revoke a coherence on unfamiliar oil and boost a competitiveness in a tellurian market,” pronounced partner secretary for appetite potency and renewable energy, David Danielson in a Energy Department’s press release. “By bringing together pivotal stakeholders from opposite a U.S. fuel dungeon and hydrogen industry, a H2USA partnership will assistance allege affordable fuel dungeon electric vehicles that save consumers income and give drivers some-more options.”

Hyundai is now creation a fuel-cell-powered chronicle of a Tucson with a idea of offered 1,000 units by 2015, when it will launch a next-generation Tucson and aim annual outlay of about 10,000 units.

“Hyundai’s Tucson Fuel Cell module is an constituent partial of a devise to rise low-carbon, fuel-efficient vehicles that minimize fuel expenditure and revoke CO dioxide emissions,” pronounced Gil Castillo, comparison organisation manager, choice car strategy, Hyundai Motor America. “Our partnership with a Energy Department and H2USA is another approach Hyundai is essay to accommodate a vicious amicable needs for both mobility and environmental preservation.”

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