Hyundai has introduced that it has secured $3.5 million in 2021 Specific Airshed Grant (TAG) funding from the U.S. Environmental Defense Agency (U.S. EPA) to deploy 5 XCIENT Gasoline Cell electrical vans in California.
XCIENT Gas Cell 6×4 tractor model is equipped with a 180 kW fuel mobile system and e-motor with a utmost output of 350 kW. The tractor’s hydrogen tank can hold 67 kg of hydrogen with the battery giving 72 kWh for a gross combined excess weight of 37,200 kg to deliver an common assortment of over 450 miles for every tank.
Released in 2020 by Hyundai Motor, XCIENT Fuel Mobile is the world’s very first mass-manufactured hydrogen gas mobile electrical major-obligation truck. The corporation has presently deployed 47 units in Switzerland where they have amassed additional than four million kilometers in driving as of July 2022.
Previous year, Hyundai Motor also introduced its NorCal Zero undertaking, also acknowledged as Zero-Emission Regional Truck Operations with Gasoline Cell Electric Vans. Hyundai Motor will start off functioning 30 Course 8 XCIENT Gasoline Mobile electrical trucks in California starting in the second quarter of 2023. This will be the most significant business deployment of Course 8 hydrogen gasoline cell electric powered vehicles in the U.S.