The first 10 fuel cell electric trucks set to revolutionise the green hydrogen mobility ecosystem in Switzerland have been shipped from South Korea.
Hyundai Motor Company on Sunday said the first 10 Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cells, the world’s first mass-produced fuel cell heavy-duty truck, were on their way to Switzerland.
South Korea’s largest automaker plans to ship a total of 50 XCIENT Fuel Cells to Switzerland this year, with handover to commercial fleet customers starting in September.
Hyundai plans to roll out a total of 1,600 XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks by 2025, reflecting the company’s environmental commitment and technological prowess as it works toward reducing carbon emissions through zero emission solutions.
“XCIENT Fuel Cell is a present-day reality, not as a mere future drawing board project. By putting this groundbreaking vehicle on the road now, Hyundai marks a significant milestone in the history of commercial vehicles and the development of hydrogen society,” said In Cheol Lee, Executive Vice-President and Head of Commercial Vehicle Division at Hyundai.
“Building a comprehensive hydrogen ecosystem, where critical transportation needs are met by vehicles like XCIENT F