Hyundai showcased the NEXO, the company’s Next Generation Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) at the India Korea Business Summit 2018 held in New Delhi. The company also showcased Ioniq EV.
Present at the India Korea Business Summit, Mr. S H Kim, Vice President, Namyang R&D Centre, Hyundai Motor Company, said, “We are glad to participate in the 2nd India-Korea Business Summit 2018. Hyundai has a long term commitment towards Make-in-India for the past 20 years and today we are proud to showcase the Next Generation Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle – Hyundai NEXO SUV, for the first time along with Global EV – Ioniq at the India Korea Summit 2018.”
“The creation of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle – Hyundai Nexo SUV and Global EV – Ioniq is a significant leap forward for Hyundai Motor as it intensifies our efforts to produce highly efficient, eco-friendly vehicles. Hyundai as a caring brand is continuously innovating in Clean and Connected Mobility Solutions to make a long-term positive transformation for our future generations.” he added.
The Nexo is set to spearhead Hyundai Motor’s plans to accelerate development of low emission vehicles globally. It was unveiled back in August 2017 as the successor to the ix35 FCEV. Naming and further details were revealed in January 2018. The NEXO is capable of travelling 609 km (on Korean certificate basis) on a single charge, claimed to be the best among fuel cell-powered vehicles in the world.
The company didn’t disclose any plans to launch either the NEXO or Ioniq in the Indian market.