HYUNDAI MOTOR DELIVERS FIRST 15 HYDROGEN-POWERED IX35 FUEL CELL IN EUROPE

Posted on 03. Jun, 2013 by in Hyundai Canada

  • City of Copenhagen takes smoothness of initial 15 Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell units
  • Vehicles to be used in metropolitan fleet, ancillary city’s ‘carbon-neutral’ aim
  • ix35 Fuel Cell is world’s initial open line-produced hydrogen-powered car

June 3, 2013 – Hyundai Motor Company has currently delivered a initial of a open line-produced ix35 Fuel Cell vehicles to a City of Copenhagen in Denmark. They were handed over by Hyundai Motor Europe, Hyundai Motor’s European sales subsidiary, during a opening rite of Denmark’s initial hydrogen refuelling station.

The 15 ix35 Fuel Cell units are a initial hydrogen-powered vehicles made on a prolongation line to be introduced in Europe.

Mr. Byung Kwon Rhim, President of Hyundai Motor Europe said, “Hyundai Motor is committed to hydrogen as a fuel of a destiny for Europe. Delivering assembly-line constructed ix35 Fuel Cell is justification that we have a picturesque resolution to a region’s tolerable mobility needs.”

The ix35 Fuel Cell produces no damaging tailpipe emissions – usually H2O effluvium – and so a use will assistance a city of Copenhagen grasp a aim of apropos carbon-neutral by 2025.

Since 2011, Hyundai Motor has deployed prototypes of a third-generation ix35 Fuel Cell in a far-reaching operation of initiatives to lift recognition of hydrogen’s advantages as an automotive fuel; to support a expostulate for substantiating a pan-European refueling infrastructure; and to denote a cars’ real-world practicality to open and private organisations.

For example, EU policy-makers have entrance to ix35 Fuel Cell vehicles – around a EU Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCH JU) in Brussels– display a market-readiness of Hyundai Motor’s technology. And, progressing this year, comparison member from 100 European businesses schooled about and tested a ix35 Fuel Cell during a Hyundai Motor eventuality in Berlin.

Hyundai Motor has been a universe personality in a growth of hydrogen fuel dungeon record ever given investigate into a initial fuel dungeon began in 1998. The company’s exclusive fuel dungeon record is grown during a Eco Technology Research Institute in Korea. Hyundai intends to build 1.000 ix35 Fuel Cell cars by 2015 during a Ulsan factory, also in Korea.

The ix35 Fuel Cell is versed with a 100 kW (136 ps) electric motor, and can strech a limit speed of 160 km/h. Two hydrogen storage tanks, located between a vehicle’s back axle, with a sum ability of 5,64 kg, capacitate a car to transport a sum of 594 km on a singular fuelling. Filling a storage hydrogen tanks to limit ability takes only a few minutes.

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