HTWO Guangzhou, aims to produce 6,500 fuel cell systems per year, increasing capacity in line with market demand
Hyundai says it aims to complete the project, to be built in the Guangzhou development district of Guangdong Province, China, in the second half of 2022. Facilities on the 207,000 sq. m site will include a fuel cell system plant and an innovation centre.
“The establishment of HTWO Guangzhou marks an important starting point for Hyundai Motor Group’s dedicated fuel cell system brand HTWO,” chairman Euisun Chung said.
As part of the OEM’s mid- to long-term hydrogen roadmap ‘Fuel Cell Vision 2030’, In 2018, Hyundai Motor Group announced plans to expand its supply capacity to 700,000 hydrogen fuel cell systems annually by 2030.
Hyundai has been expanding its fuel cell powered vehicle range since introducing its first mass-produced fuel cell electric vehicle, the ix35, in 2013. New editions to the range include the NEXO SUV, XCIENT Fuel Cell heavy-duty truck and a fuel cell electric bus.