World’s First Mass Produced Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Unveiled by Mitchell Hyundai
04/23/2013

Mitchell Hyundai in Enterprise, AL is releasing details of the Hyundai ix35, which will become the world’s first mass produced hydrogen fuel cell vehicle.

Online PR News – 23-April-2013 – Enterprise, AL – Hyundai has announced that it has begun production of the Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell at its Ulsan manufacturing plant, which makes Hyundai the first automaker to begin commercial production of a hydrogen-powered vehicle. The Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell will be hitting roads in Europe first and then could arrive in the U.S. after, and Mitchell Hyundai in Enterprise, AL is excited at the opportunity to carry the revolutionary vehicle.

Mitchell Hyundai will offer those interested availability information on the Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell online, at http://mitchellhyundai.com/NewHyundaiCars.aspx, once it is released.

“The ix35 Fuel Cell is the pinnacle of Hyundai’s advanced engineering and our most powerful commitment to be the industry leader in eco-friendly mobility,” said Vice Chairman Woong Chul Yang, head of Hyundai R&D. “Zero-emissions cars are no longer a dream. Our ix35 Fuel Cell vehicle is here today, and ready for commercial use.”

The goal of Hyundai’s production of the ix35 Fuel Cell is to reach 1,000 units produced by 2015, with most of them intended for use in private fleets and within the public sector. Hyundai announced that mass production of the ix35 Fuel Cell will be limited to roughly 10,000 units beyond 2015.

Hyundai has already signed contracts with several European cities to lease the Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell to their municipal fleets, including Skåne, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark. The partnership with the Danish capital city is part of Copenhagen’s pledge to become carbon-free by the year 2025.

"We are very proud that The Municipality of Copenhagen has chosen us as the supplier of hydrogen vehicles. We consider it as evidence that the municipality is aware of Hyundai’s leadership in eco-friendly vehicles,” said Niels Rønnebech, Managing Director of Hyundai Denmark. “The municipality deserves high praise for leading the way in helping to develop new technology.

Those interested in learning more about the Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell can visit Mitchell Hyundai in Enterprise, AL. Customers interested in purchasing a new or used Hyundai vehicle can visit the Alabama dealer online, at http://mitchellhyundai.com/.

About Mitchell Hyundai
Mitchell Hyundai (http://mitchellhyundai.com/) is a local Hyundai dealership located in Enterprise, AL. Sales associates have been specially trained to match each customer with the perfect new or pre-owned Hyundai car, truck or SUV to fit their lifestyle. The financing department makes sure each customer drives away the right vehicle for the right price while service and parts make sure cars each Hyundai is always looking and feeling like new.