Hyundai Motor Company introduced two new concepts at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show, with the first being the HDC-6 NEPTUNE Concept, which is a Class 8 heavy duty truck, while the HT Nitro ThermoTech is a clean energy refrigerated concept trailer. The former explores the future in design, in-cab technology and propulsion systems. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The HT Nitro ThermoTech will become one of the first trailer manufacturers in North America to introduce a refrigerated trailer using a cryogenic nitrogen refrigeration technology system. Developed in partnership with Air Liquide, the HT Nitro ThermoTech concept trailer’s carbon footprint is up to 90% less than a traditional unit.
HDC-6 NEPTUNE, the concept for the next-generation fuel-cell electric truck, embodies Hyundai Motor’s vision of mobility for a global hydrogen society, innovatively developed applying Hyundai designers’ creativity and the company’s advanced technology. To maximize the potential of a next-generation fuel-cell electric vehicle, HDC-6 NEPTUNE delivers groundbreaking futuristic architecture. In particular, one can understand Hyundai’s novel approach to the interior design of the space and in capturing lifestyle-oriented mobility,” said SangYup Lee, Head of Hyundai Design Center.