The Euro NCAP carried out its first-ever crash exams of a hydrogen gasoline cell mannequin, which occurred to be the Hyundai NEXO.
Outcomes are fairly encouraging because the hydrogen tanks survived the crashes and general outcomes are 5 stars because of excellent passenger safety.
Matthew Avery, Director of Analysis, Thatcham Analysis feedback:
“The Hyundai NEXO is the primary hydrogen fuel-cell electrical automobile that Euro NCAP has examined. Its five-star security score ought to dispel considerations round how hydrogen gasoline cell powered automobiles carry out in a crash. With the NEXO, Hyundai have efficiently demonstrated that various fuelled automobiles needn’t pose a danger to automotive security.”
Hyundai NEXO spec:
- about 370 miles (595 km)
- Zero-60 mph in 9.5 seconds
- 120 kW and 395 Nm electrical motor
- gasoline cell is ready to present round 95 kW of energy, along with 40 kW from the battery, whole output of 135 kW is accessible