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Hyundai races back to Japan with fuel cell vehicle

South Korean automaker to return in 2022 to market it left a decade ago

Hyundai Motor has grabbed the top global share in fuel cell vehicles, such as the company's Nexo crossover. (Photo courtesy of Hyundai)

TOKYO -- Hyundai Motor plans to release a fuel cell vehicle in Japan in 2022, Nikkei has learned, marking the South Korean automaker's comeback to the market after a decade of absence with eco-friendly offerings.

The Nexo crossover will debut in Japan that year, with Hyundai already having won approval from Tokyo to sell the hydrogen-powered FCV in the market. 

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