Halla Visteon Climate Control Supports First Mass-Produced Fuel Cell Electric
VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Feb. 21, 2014
VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP, Mich., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Halla Visteon Climate
Control Corp. (KS: 018880) is supplying an array of technologies to support
the world's first mass-produced hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle
manufactured by Hyundai Motor Group. Introduced in Europe in 2013, the ix35,
also known as the Tucson, is slated for a limited U.S. distribution this
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Products supplied by HVCC on the Tucson compact crossover SUV include a
centrifugal air compressor, coolant heater, high-voltage cooling module and
positive temperature coefficient (PTC) heater, and an HVAC system with an
The innovative centrifugal air compressor provides clean pressurized air to
the fuel cell stack, which generates power to propel and operate the vehicle.
The air compressor features a high-speed brushless DC motor with a patented,
oil-free and angular ball bearing design. This air compressor technology is a
finalist for the 2014 Automotive News PACE Award in the product innovation
category. Winners of this prestigious award will be named in April.
"HVCC has a longstanding and successful relationship with Hyundai, and we are
very pleased to contribute our innovations on the first fuel cell vehicle in
mass production," said YH Park, president and CEO of HVCC, a majority-owned
subsidiary of Visteon Corporation. "With technologies that help enable
vehicles that emit zero emissions, HVCC is supporting its commitment to
creating a better world through eco-friendly solutions."
About Halla Visteon Climate Control
Halla Visteon Climate Control (HVCC) is a full-line automotive supplier of
climate systems and components. Products include heating ventilation and air
conditioning; compressors; powertrain cooling; fluid transport; and electric
and hybrid vehicle thermal systems. With 35 manufacturing sites supported by
four global technical centers in 19 countries, HVCC employs approximately
HVCC is a 70-percent owned subsidiary of Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) and is
traded on the Korea Stock Exchange. Learn more at www.hvccglobal.com.
Visteon is a leading global automotive supplier delivering value for vehicle
manufacturers and shareholders through businesses including HVCC, Visteon
Electronics and Visteon Interiors. Visteon designs, engineers and manufactures
innovative components and systems for virtually every vehicle manufacturer
worldwide. Visteon's family of businesses generated $13.8 billion in sales in
2012, including non-consolidated operations. With corporate offices in Van
Buren Township, Mich. (U.S.); Shanghai, China; and Chelmsford, UK; Visteon has
facilities in 29 countries and has about 22,000 employees in its consolidated
operations. Learn more at www.visteon.com.
SOURCE Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp.
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