Hyundai’s XCIENT Heavy-Duty Fuel Cell Truck has won the GREEN AWARD in the Mobility category at GTF Connect Los Angeles, hosted in Hollywood, California. The XCIENT Fuel Cell’s innovative technology positions it as an industry leader, providing zero-emission transport solutions. Its advanced fuel cell technology sets a benchmark for the future of sustainable, efficient transportation.
The XCIENT Fuel Cell truck is a groundbreaking innovation focused on the commercial shipping sector. It boasts a remarkable emissions-free profile, presenting a sustainable mobility solution aimed at mitigating carbon emissions while effectively addressing global transportation needs. Importantly, the XCIENT Fuel Cell’s durability and fuel efficiency align with the demands of commercial fleet operators.
First launched in 2020, XCIENT Fuel Cell has been deployed in five countries, including Switzerland, Germany, Israel, Korea, and New Zealand. It is the only heavy-duty fuel cell electric model with a proven record of real-world application and technological reliability. In May 2023, Hyundai launched the commercialization model of XCIENT Fuel Cell tractor in the States equipped with two 90-kW hydrogen fuel cell systems (total 180 kW power) and a 350-kW e-motor. The tractor’s gross combination weight is a maximum 82,000 lbs., pairing short refueling times with a driving range of over 450 miles per charge — even when fully loaded.
XCIENT Fuel Cell implements the world-leading hydrogen fuel cell system offered by HTWO, Hyundai Motor Group’s fuel cell system-based hydrogen business brand. HTWO’s business includes application of Hyundai’s proprietary fuel cell systems for various forms of mobility, such as advanced air mobility, automobiles, vessels, and trains, as well as for stationary power generation.
The XCIENT Fuel Cell truck’s win at the GTF Connect GREEN AWARDS is a testament to its innovative technology and its potential to revolutionize the commercial transportation sector. As the world transitions towards a more sustainable future, the XCIENT Fuel Cell truck is poised to play a leading role.
The XCIENT Fuel Cell truck has the potential to have a significant impact on the commercial transportation sector. By providing a zero-emission transport solution, the XCIENT Fuel Cell truck can help to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality. This is especially important in urban areas, where air pollution is a major health concern.
The XCIENT Fuel Cell truck can also help to reduce the reliance on fossil fuels, which are a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. As the world transitions towards a more sustainable energy future, the XCIENT Fuel Cell truck can play a role in helping to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.
In addition to its environmental benefits, the XCIENT Fuel Cell truck can also have a positive economic impact. The XCIENT Fuel Cell truck is a high-tech product that can help to create jobs in the clean energy sector. Additionally, the XCIENT Fuel Cell truck can help to reduce operating costs for commercial fleet operators.