Hyundai Motor will provide 75 fuel cell vehicles to EU unitHyundai Motor, Korea’s largest auto carmaker, said yesterday it has been selected as a supplier of fuel-cell vehicles to the European Union after its consortium signed a deal with FCH-JU (Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking)’s HyFIVE (Hydrogen For Innovative Vehicles) project.
Hyundai formed a consortium with Toyota, Honda, BMW, Daimler AG and other energy companies to bid for the project. The Korean automaker will supply 75 of the 110 fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEV) ordered from the consortium.
Hyundai said the deal will promote its Tucson ix FCEV in the European market. The company last year signed a deal with the city of Copenhagen to supply 15 FCEVs.