For the first time in India Hyundai showcased it new Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle, the Nexo. The Hyundai Nexo was showcased the India-Korea Business summit which took place in New Delhi. The Nexo was unveiled with Chung Eui-sun, Vice Chairman, and SH Kim, Vice President of Hyundai Motor Company;s Namyang Research & Development Centre.
The Nexo is ready for the all-electric car future of India. This SUV boosts of autonomous driving functions which also includes a new generation blind spot monitoring system. In addition to it also comes equipped with driver assist features such as Lane Following Assist (LFA) and Highway Driving Assist (HDA). So how does these features work? These driver assist features uses data from the various sensors which feeds in actual environmental conditions and map data to control the speed of the car according to the speed limit on that particular road. The Nexo also gets a remote parking system, this feature parks itself, which can be really handy in tight spaces.
Let have a look at what powers the Hyundai Nexo. The power is generated by a 950 KW fuel cell which powers the electric motors. These electric motors churs out 161 horsepower and 395 Nm of torque. According the Korean certification, the Neox has a drive range of 609 Km on a single charge, Speaking of performance figures, the Nexo can sprint from 0-100 kmph in 2.9 seconds. The Nexo is currently the Korean manufacturers flaghish technology car.
With this, Hyundai strongly believes that the fuel-cell drivetrain is reliable just like the internal combustion engines. In comparison with the current internal combustion engine, the fuel cell drive train has an added advantage as it can be run in temperatures reaching upto (minus) -30 degree Celsius.
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