First hydrogen trucks arrive in Switzerland

The first seven fuel cell electric heavy-duty trucks set to revolutionise the green hydrogen mobility ecosystem in Switzerland have been delivered to customers.

Announcing the news today (7th Oct), Hyundai Motor Company said the delivery of the XCIENT Fuel Cells marks the official entry of the company’s commercial vehicles in the European market – a touchstone for Hyundai’s expansion into the North American and Chinese commercial markets.

South Korea’s largest automaker plans to ship 50 XCIENT Fuel Cells to Switzerland this year and roll out a total of 1,600 trucks by 2025.

Production capacity is expected to reach 2,000 units per year by 2021 to support expansion into Europe, the US and China.

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