Hyundai & Cummins making mini electric excavators
Hyundai Construction Equipment (HCE) and Cummins cooperate in the development of electric construction machines. One prototype of a 3.5-ton electric excavator already exists and uses battery modules from Cummins designed for a full eight-hour shift.
While most worry about polluting less, one starts clean-up
In London, Hyundai has promoted its Nexo fuel cell model with a special demonstration as a fine dust killer. The message: The Nexo leaves the roads less polluted than it finds them as the car’s air purification system is claimed to catch 99.9 percent of all fine dust particles from the air that flows through […]
Hyundai to target FCEV market of France
Hyundai is getting ready to roll-out fuel cell vehicles and hydrogen infrastructure in France. 5,000 FCEVs await shipment from Korea latest by 2025. Moreover a cooperation agreement with Engie and Air Liquide is imminent.
Hyundai presents fuel cell truck with H2E marketing deal
Hyundai has presented a new fuel cell truck named the Fuel Cell Electric Truck in Hannover, and has announced a cooperation with the Swiss hydrogen provider H2 Energy to begin next year. Over the next five years, the two will create a fleet of 1,000 vehicles, as well as bring them to market.
Hyundai eyeing EV production in India
Hyundai has announced plans to begin assembling electric vehicles in India, as well as set up EV production in the nation in the long-term. The currently standing factory in Chennai will be refitted for EV production and become the new regional headquarters.
Price announced for Hyundai Kona Electric in Norway
Hyundai has announced the Norwegian prices for the fully electric Kona, which they presented at the end of February. The Koreans have decided to offer the Kona Electric in Norway only outfitted with the strongest motor (150 kW) and the largest available battery packet (64 kWh).
Hyundai to produce its own electric car batteries?
Hyundai is looking to not only develop but also make its own battery cells for electric vehicles, Korean media reports. The carmaker had started hiring researchers on battery development and production already earlier this year and plans to set up first lines in its lab. Equipment has been ordered as well.
Korea: public-private hydrogen station network
South Korea’s government and leading corporations of the country agreed to start a business with the aim to install a network of hydrogen filling stations. Hyundai as well as the state-owned Korea Gas Corporation are part of the deal set for this November.
Hyundai Nexo to be sold for 69,000 euro
Hyundai has announced the price for its second fuel cell serial production: in Germany the Hyundai Nexo will cost 69,000, and qualifies for the ecological subsidy, which lowers the price by another 4,000 euro.
Genesis debuts Essentia EV concept in NYC
The new electric car concept from the Hyundai-owned brand was introduced at the New York Auto Show. The Essentia Concept is said to be able to go from 0-100 km/h in 3 seconds, although the manufacturer has been scarce with other technical details.
Strong demand for Hyundai Nexo FCV in Korea
Hyundai has started sales of its Nexo fuel cell electric car in Korea and says it received over 1,000 orders in the first week. With Korea’s high EV subsidies, Hyundai can offer the Nexo for about 25,000 euros in its home market.
Hyundai to unveil all-electric Genesis in New York
Hyundai is advancing its luxury label Genesis to an increasingly electric brand. Visitors of the New York Motor Show that starts this week, will see a concept electric car that builds on a dedicated platform which is to inform all other Genesis models.
Hyundai rushes to electrify commercial vehicles
Hyundai wants to speed up the electrification of its commercial vehicle segment. Both the van Porter as well as the small truck Mighty will get an electric option as soon as next year with Hyundai to adapt technology from the Kona EV.
Hyundai to bring Santa FE in hybrid versions
Hyundai has put its updated SUV called Santa Fe in the spotlight at the Auto Salon and said, that there will be both a hybrid and a plug-in hybrid variant. When the electrified models will hit the shelves is as of yet unknown though.
Linde to close FCEV sharing BeeZero in Munich
Linde’s plan to promote fuel cell cars through a car sharing offer has failed. The company has announced that the BeeZero service in Munich will close on July, 1 this year. Users may rent the 50 Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell until June, 30.
Your move, Elon
On billboards for the Kona Elektro, Hyundai is directly addressing Tesla mastermind Elon Musk just as Audi did last year. It’s printed „Your turn, Elon“ in large letters.
Hyundai attracts attention with Kite concept car
At the Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai has revealed its newest concept car: the Kite. It has neither doors or windows, nor a roof, but is an all-terrain vehicle for two people, that can be quickly and easily converted into a jet ski with a single seat.
Electric cars got a delivery problem across the board
Mayor carmakers are experiencing problems to deliver their few electric car models to a fast growing customer base. In some houses, wait times are up to a year for both domestic producers and suppliers as well as importers in Germany, a new survey reveals.