Iveco showcases prototype of huge hydrogen van developed with Hyundai, Auto Information, East Auto Information
MILAN – Italy’s Iveco showcased on Monday a prototype of the hydrogen powered eDaily giant van it has developed with Hyundai Motor, the primary tangible end result of a wider partnership between the 2 producers.
Iveco and South Korea’s Hyundai Motor in March signed a preliminary deal to discover cooperating on shared car expertise, joint sourcing and mutual provide.
In July, they stated Iveco would equip its future hydrogen-powered buses in Europe with fuel-cell programs designed by Hyundai’s hydrogen mobility model HTWO.
The brand new hydrogen powered eDaily, with a spread of 350 kilometres (217 miles) and a most payload of three tons, is fitted with Hyundai’s 90 kilowatt (kW) hydrogen gas cell system and 140 kW e-motor, Iveco stated in a press release. The car’s battery pack is supplied by FPT Industrial, Iveco’s powertrain unit.
Iveco, the smallest amongst Europe’s giant truck and bus makers, pledged to develop a full vary of zero-emission automobiles because it separated at the start of this 12 months from its former father or mother firm CNH Industrial. It has a three way partnership with U.S. group Nikola to supply battery electrical and hydrogen gas cell heavy vans.
The corporate additionally stated on Monday it and Hyundai have been assessing different collaboration choices, starting from cross-selling merchandise in chosen areas to joint developments in car automation and connectivity.
Iveco added that Hyundai was additionally contemplating sourcing alternatives from FPT Industrial within the space of subsequent era standard powertrains for business automobiles.