Hyundai tests FCEVs in Lapland’s extreme cold conditions


Close to the Article Circle, in temperatures as low as -35ºC, Hyundai Motor Company subjected its latest fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) to the most sub-zero conditions as part of rigorous testing.

Extreme cold can adversely affect various functions of electrified vehicles, such as the ability to start the vehicle, manage thermal control of the electric powertrain, heating and ventilation and maximize the drive range.

Hyundai’s two prominent electrified vehicles – Hyundai NEXO FCEV and All-New Kona Electric – spearheaded the car giant’s winter test.

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