Hyundai breaks ground on fuel cell production plant in China

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Group has broken ground on its first overseas fuel cell system production plant that will initially produce 6,500 fuel cell systems a year.

The automotive giant held a virtual groundbreaking ceremony on Wedneday (3rd March) for the facility in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China, which is expected to be completed in the second half of 2022.

HTWO Guangzhou will include a fuel cell system plant and an innovation centre, built on 207,000 square metres.

The plant is Hyundai’s first fuel cell production base outside of Korea and the company said it will increase capacity from the initial 6,500 units per year in line with market demand.

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