Hyundai Motor reveals enhanced heavy-duty truck; plan in place for global rollout

Hyundai Motor has upgraded the design of its hydrogen powered XCIENT Fuel Cell heavy-duty truck today (May 25) in addition to revealing its intention to introduce the truck to Europe, North America and China.

With an updated deign and performance, Hyundai hopes that the zero-emission heavy-duty truck will become an even more appealing option to corporate fleets with production planned in August 2021 for this updated model.

In the enhanced model, seven large hydrogen tanks offer a combined storage capacity of around 31kg of fuel, while three 72kWh high voltage batteries provide an additional source of power.

The maximum driving range of 2021 XCIENT Fuel Cell is set to be around 400km with refuelling taking about eight to 20 minutes, depending on the ambient temperature.

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