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Hyundai rolls out fuel cell trucks in Europe in challenge to electrics

Swiss food distributors pick hydrogen for faster refueling, automaker says

Hyundai Motor's Jeonju plant in South Korea: The automaker aims to gain a foothold for its hydrogen-powered trucks in Europe. (Photo courtesy of Hyundai Motor)

SEOUL -- Hyundai Motor began shipping hydrogen-powered heavy-duty trucks to Switzerland on Monday as the South Korean automaker looks to promote them as an alternative to electric vehicles in Europe.

Ten of the Xcient Fuel Cell trucks are headed to the Alpine nation for the food distribution industry.

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