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Hyundai to ship 27 hydrogen trucks to Germany

August 3, 2022
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Seoul, Aug. 3 (BNA): Hyundai Motor Co. will ship 27 hydrogen-powered trucks to Germany in its second European export deal for the zero-emission commercial car.

Hyundai will supply 27 Xcient hydrogen fuel-cell electric trucks to seven German companies. The German firms will receive local government subsidies for environment-friendly commercial cars, the company said in a statement.

The company said it plans to gradually begin delivering the Xcient trucks later this year, according to the South Korean News Agency (Yonhap).

Previously, the South Korean carmaker delivered 47 hydrogen trucks to 23 companies in Switzerland from 2020 through June 2022.

Based on the deals, Hyundai aims to promote its hydrogen trucks in European markets, such as Austria, France, Denmark, and the Netherlands, the statement said.

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