YONG-IN CITY, South Korea – Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. is leaning toward using lithium-polymer batteries over larger supercapacitors for on-board energy storage in coming mass-produced hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. The reason comes down to cost, according to Byung Ki Ahn, principal engineer and general manager of the Hyundai Group’s fuel-cell division. The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid sedan, scheduled to arrive this fall, will feature a lithium-polymer battery. “But we still believe a ...
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