Hyundai unveils first hydrogen commercial truck

Hyundai Motor Company has revealed its first hydrogen-powered commercial vehicle at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show.

The HDC-6 Neptune Concept Class 8 heavy-duty truck is part of the South Korean automotive manufacturer’s 2030 vision for widespread deployment of hydrogen-powered fuel cell technology.

Hyundai said it will start exploring opportunities in the US commercial vehicle market, as well as being open to working with other partners, to pave the way to establish a hydrogen ecosystem for commercial vehicles.

“HDC-6 Neptune, the concept for the next-generation fuel-cell electric truck, embodies Hyundai Motor’s vision of mobility for a global hydrogen society, innovatively developed applying Hyundai designers’ creativity and the company’s advanced technology,” SangYup Lee, Head of Hyundai Design Center, said.

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