Hyundai Motor has announced that it will deliver 27 hydrogen-powered trucks to Germany. This is the company’s second agreement to sell commercial zero-emission and sustainable vehicles to Europe.
27 Xcient trucks with hydrogen fuel cells are sent to seven German companies. German firms receive government subsidies for buying sustainable commercial vehicles, the automaker said in a statement.
According to Hyundai, the company plans to gradually start delivering Xcient trucks later this year. The automaker has so far delivered 47 hydrogen trucks to 23 Swiss companies from 2020 to June 2022.
Despite the small scale, the supply is of great importance. According to Hyundai’s press service, the deals will help the company boost hydrogen transport in other European markets in particular – in Austria, France, Denmark and the Netherlands.
Of course, the company not only develops and supplies hydrogen alternatives to combustion engines. According to the latest data, Hyundai is in fifth place in the purely battery-powered electric vehicle market (including sales of the subsidiary KIA).