Hyundai's Surprising Electric-Car Gambit

Hyundai (NASDAQOTH: HYMTF  ) hasn't been much of a player in the green-car wars. It offers a hybrid version of its Sonata sedan, but it's just so-so -- not up to the standard set by class leaders Toyota (NYSE: TM  ) and Ford (NYSE: F  ) , say reviewers.

But Hyundai is looking past hybrids, and past battery-powered electrics -- and could be poised to leap to the fore of the field with the first-ever, mass-produced, fuel-cell vehicle. In this video, Fool.com contributor John Rosevear looks at Hyundai's surprising plans for a fuel-cell-powered electric SUV -- one that the company hopes to be selling in a big way in just a couple of years.

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  • Report this Comment On June 14, 2013, at 10:35 AM, tblakeslee wrote:

    Hydrogen is not a fuel but rather an energy carrier. It is made from natural gas so it's not green at all. The hydrogen car is an expensive disaster.

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