2011 Hyundai Blue2 fuel-cell concept review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 1 April 2011 , 08:04:17 byVeronica

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Hyundai Blue2 fuel-cell concept

At the 2011 Seoul Motor Show, under the theme of 'Evolution, Green Revolution on Wheels' Hyundai presented two cars: the Blue2 and Sonata Hybrid.
Steve S. Yang, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor explained that Hyundai's goal is not to be the biggest car company, but the most loved one, to be a reliable partner the customers, supporting their happiness. In particular, Hyundai will focus on improving quality, creating new values through new thinking, and developing advanced Eco-friendly technologies to contribute to a greener society.
The Blue2 is Hyundai's latest Eco-friendly creation, sedan-style Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) powered by hydrogen. It has low-resistance tires and alloy wheels, a welcome system which recognizes the driver, advanced Transparent Organic Light Emitting Diode (TOLED) monitor and ultra-light tempered glass etc.
The Sonata Hybrid is first gasoline-hybrid vehicle from Hyundai. Its debut was at the 2010 New York International Auto Show. It has 2.0 Hybrid engine, a 6-speed hybrid automatic transmission and a 30kW hard type hybrid electric motor.
If the Blue2 and Sonata Hybrid were made for the Korean market, for the European market Hyundai introduced i40 and Curb (codenamed HCD-12), a compact Urban Activity Vehicle (UAV).
Under the concept of 'Enjoyable Sensation Truck & Bus,'Hyundai Motor is displaying three new commercial models : The New Trago 27t Dump, Mega space-cab Tractor and the 2011MY Universe.