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Hyundai & Plus Unveil Level 4 Autonomous Hydrogen Truck in US

Source: Hyundai Motor Company

LAS VEGAS, NV, Seoul, South KoreaHyundai Motor Company and autonomous driving software provider Plus have unveiled the first Level 4 autonomous Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell electric truck in the United States at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo.

The XCIENT Fuel Cell truck, equipped with Plus SuperDrive™ Level 4 autonomous driving technology, is undergoing initial autonomous driving assessments in the United States. 

This represents the inaugural instance of Level 4 autonomous driving testing on a Class 8 fuel cell electric truck within the United States.

Since its initial release in 2020, Hyundai's XCIENT Fuel Cell truck has been commercially operated in eight countries worldwide. 

The collaboration with Plus is intended to enhance road safety and freight efficiencies by integrating autonomous capabilities.