According to numerous sources, on the 17th October 2018 Hyundai Motor Company signed an initial agreement with French companies Air Liquide and energy firm Engie to boost sales of hydrogen (H2) fuel cell vehicles in Europe.
Under the memorandum of understanding (MoU), Hyundai has agreed to partner with the Tier One industrial gas player to assist with the proliferation of zero-emission cars and charging stations in France.
Global carmakers have been racing to go eco-friendly amid tightened regulations on emissions of greenhouse gases that scientists say are to blame for global warming.
Hyundai recently said it aims to ship 5,000 FCEVs to France by 2025.
Air Liquide is committed to the development of hydrogen (H2) with four new H2 stations in Korea and two in Paris.
During his state visit to France, South Korean President Moon Jae-in made time for a drive in Hyundai Motor Company’s hydrogen (H2)-powered sport utility vehicle Nexo, in the streets of Paris, in show of support for the local automaker’s fuel cell campaign at home and abroad.
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