Hyundai Motor this week participated in the 2023 Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Seminar (HFCS), held in Long Beach, Calif., where it explored opportunities to expand its hydrogen business in the North American commercial vehicle market.
Organized by the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) and supported by the U.S. government, HFCS is the largest hydrogen industry event in North America, with a history of more than 40 years.
At the event, Hyundai Motor discussed hydrogen cooperation with government agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Energy and leading global companies in the hydrogen industry.
The company presented its vision to create a Hydrogen Society on a global scale, displayed its XCIENT Fuel Cell hydrogen electric truck and introduced the ‘Waste-to-energy’ concept of hydrogen production.
On Feb. 8, the company joined the Korea-U.S. Hydrogen Industry Public-Private Roundtable, discussing with diverse parties ways to further their partnership between U.S. and Korean parties and expand cooperation throughout the industry’s whole value chain, ranging from the production of hydrogen to the transportation and utilization of the energy source.
The company also raised the need for incentive policies for clean energy, such as hydrogen in the U.S., and stressed the need for the U.S. government to support the expansion of hydrogen commercial vehicle demonstration projects and the democratization of hydrogen fuel cells.