Kia Plans Hydrogen Model By 2020

Kia Plans Hydrogen Model By 2020

Representatives of the corporation «Kia» stated that after 5 years of going to release the first model that runs on hydrogen engine. This, supposedly, said Sa Hoon Kim - head of research of alternative power plants being developed on the basis of fuel cell car brands «Hyundai-Kia».

According to him, as long as no final decision on exactly which version of the body will be a new model of their car. It is also known that the power unit will be more compact and will take up no more than a 2.0-liter gasoline engine, and the fuel cells become stronger by 5% and 15% lighter and more productive than those currently used in hydrogen vehicles other companies.

It is reported that on one refueling cars can overcome about 800 km at a speed of 170 km / h. Sa Hoon Kim said that initially «Kia» intends to release no more than 1000 units per year. The manual car brands this project intends to invest about 9.5 billion euros.