The Nexo sold 727 units in 2018, the year it was launched, but the number skyrocketed to 4,194 units last year. Its price begins from 68.9 million won ($59,402) in Korea.
|Nexo (Hyundai Motor Group)|
Combined with Hyundai Motor’s first commercial hydrogen fuel cell vehicle Tucson ix, accumulated sales of the automaker’s hydrogen-powered vehicles came to 5,128 units as of December last year.
According to the carmaker, Korea accounted for more than half -- 52.4 percent -- of hydrogen-powered cars sold globally in the past year.
“With increased public attention toward eco-friendly vehicles like hydrogen fuel cell cars, along with the government’s push for related legislation, we plan to export hydrogen cars to the North American market within the year,” said a Hyundai Motor official.
By Kim Da-sol (firstname.lastname@example.org)