Hyundai i-Blue Concept

Concept Cars 4 Sep 2007
Hyundai i-Blue Concept

The Hyundai i-Blue Concept is a hydrogen powered crossover utility vehicle that showcases the latest evolution of the brand’s Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle technology. It debuts at the Frankfurt Motor Show.


The i-Blue Concept is a hydrogen-powered, zero-emission vehicle developed at Hyundai’s Design and Technical Centre in Chiba, Japan. According to the automaker it represents "a significant step towards commercialisation of hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles."

Hyundai i-Blue ConceptThe all-new platform is tailored to use Hyundai’s third-generation fuel cell technology, currently being developed at the company’s Eco-Technology Research Institute in Mabuk, Korea.

Unlike its predecessors, which were built on SUV platforms, the i-Blue is a new D-segment 2+2 crossover utility vehicle (CUV).

“The i-Blue is Hyundai’s first-ever model designed from the ground up to incorporate fuel cell technology, marking a tremendous leap forward for our R&D program,” said Dr Hyun-Soon Lee, President of Research and Development.

“Our engineering team has successfully designed a more compact fuel cell vehicle, while still realising the safety, comfort, convenience and driving range of a traditional internal combustion engine vehicle.”

(Source: Hyundai)

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The official 3D animation video of the Hyundai i-Blue Concept, the fuel cell concept vehicle unveiled at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show.

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