Hyundai Motor India on Thursday said it has initiated a feasibility study to bring in fuel cell electric vehicles in the country. “Progress for humanity with zero emission mobility is our responsibility and vision to make a long-term positive transformation for our future generations,” Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) Managing Director and CEO SS Kim said in a statement.
The company has initiated a feasibility study for fuel cell electric vehicles in the country and promises to being a solution with zero emissions, he added. Fuel cell electric vehicles are free from all kind of greenhouse gas emissions. Earlier this year, Hyundai had launched fully-electric SUV Kona in the country. The company claims that the Kona EV delivers a range of 452 km in one single charge under standard testing conditions.
Apart from this, Hyundai Motor India on Wednesday said its upcoming sedan Aura will be powered by BS VI compliant petrol and diesel engines. The new powertrains offer low vibrations, superior performance and high fuel efficiency offering cleaner emissions and efficient performance, the company said in a statement.
The model would come with a BS VI turbo charged petrol engine, it added. Aura would come with both manual as well as automatic transmissions, Hyundai said. “Keeping in mind the need of new age customers and future emission norms in India, various amalgamations of petrol and diesel engines with manual and AMT transmission powertrains have been devised for customers to choose from,” Hyundai said.
Strong emphasis has been laid on creating advanced after treatment system to meet emission regulations, it added. Hyundai plans to launch the model in the first quarter of 2020.
(With inputs from PTI)