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Hyundai Expands Partnerships with Hydrogen Technology Firms

Hyundai Expands Partnerships with Hydrogen Technology Firms

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s biggest carmaker by sales, said Wednesday it will invest in three hydrogen companies in its latest move to boost competitiveness in hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles. The three companies are Sweden’s Impact Coatings AB, Israel’s H2Pro and Switzerland’s GRZ Technologies. Hyundai Motor expects its partnerships [...]

Seoul Government Eyes Having 4,000 Fuel-cell Cars on its Roads by 2022

Seoul Government Eyes Having 4,000 Fuel-cell Cars on its Roads by 2022

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government aims to have more than 4,000 hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs) on its roads by 2022 as part of efforts to increase demand for environment-friendly cars, city officials said Thursday. To this end, the local government also plans to increase the number of hydrogen charging stations [...]

S. Korea to Install Hydrogen Charging Stations Without Delay

S. Korea to Install Hydrogen Charging Stations Without Delay

SEJONG, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s industry ministry said Tuesday it will install hydrogen charging stations throughout the country without any delay in line with its hydrogen policy vision that promotes the cleanest energy for automobiles. Under the plan, South Korea will finish installation of 310 charging stations for hydrogen fuel cell cars [...]

S. Korea to Build 3 Hydrogen-powered Cities by 2022

S. Korea to Build 3 Hydrogen-powered Cities by 2022

SEOUL, Oct. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will build three hydrogen-powered cities in extended efforts to promote hydrogen energy in Asia’s fourth-biggest economy, the transport ministry said Thursday. In a three-year project headed by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the government plans to build pilot hydrogen-powered cities by 2022, the ministry said [...]

Hydrogen Stations Face Losses Without Gov’t Subsidies

Hydrogen Stations Face Losses Without Gov’t Subsidies

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Government measures to provide subsidies to hydrogen fueling stations in South Korea are being called for as experts are pointing out the problem of hydrogen cars failing to meet supply goals. The Hydrogen Energy Network (HyNet), a special purpose corporation for hydrogen fueling stations, reported that the current 3,000 [...]

Hyundai, Cummins to Collaborate on Hydrogen Commercial Cars

Hyundai, Cummins to Collaborate on Hydrogen Commercial Cars

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Motor Co. said Friday it will partner with American engine-maker Cummins Inc. to supply hydrogen fuel-cell powertrains to U.S. commercial vehicle companies. The two recently signed an initial pact in California to jointly develop and commercialize electric and fuel-cell powertrains combining Hyundai’s fuel-cell systems and Cummins’ electric powertrain, [...]

Hyundai’s Hydrogen JV with Swiss Firm Sets Sail

Hyundai’s Hydrogen JV with Swiss Firm Sets Sail

SEOUL, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea’s biggest carmaker, said Thursday that its joint venture (JV) with Swiss hydrogen company H2 Energy AG has been officially launched as it looks to expand its presence in Europe’s environment-friendly commercial car market. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Hyundai Hydrogen Mobility (HMM) was held in [...]