SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group, the world’s fifth-largest automotive group, is speeding up the development of a variety of rescue vehicles that use hydrogen fuel cells and robotics to help save lives.
At the Hydrogen Wave global online forum and the H2 Mobility+Energy Show events that were held this month, the South Korean carmaker unveiled an unmanned Rescue Drone that combines hydrogen fuel cell mobility with a fire-extinguishing robot and flying drone.
The Rescue Drone is a new concept mobility solution that uses a flying drone to take a video of disaster areas, while using a deck-mounted fire hose to extinguish fires and help save people.
It can be operated remotely and autonomously for critical operations such as firefighting and rescue missions.
Hyundai also unveiled a new concept disaster rescue vehicle that combines a fuel cell and electric charger with an off-road four-wheel vehicle. This vehicle supplies power to disaster areas and remote, off-road areas.
The intelligent ground excursion robot that Hyundai unveiled in February is also a new concept mobility solution designed on the basis of consideration of the need to transport emergency supplies for rescue situations.
The intelligent mobility robot features a length of 80 centimeters, a width of 40 centimeters and a weight of 12 kilograms. It has four legs with extendable wheels that make it capable of moving in any direction over complex terrain.
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