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Toyota is now taking orders for its new hydrogen fuel car. You can now start the process to order a 2016 Toyota Mirai by heading over to a new website and filling out a questionnaire, that is, if you live in California. Since production of the Toyota Mirai will be limited, vehicles will be placed […]

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Toyota’s research and development team is armed with new technology that it hopes will open the door to more durable and efficient fuel cell stacks. The breakthrough will allow Toyota to monitor how fuel cell catalysts degrade in real time to better understand the burgeoning technology. The 2016 Toyota Mirai is the latest in hydrogen […]

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Somewhere along the timeline in Toyota’s decade-plus-plan to proliferate fuel cell vehicles, the automaker wishes to slash their price premium to that of a diesel car. Along with a present lack of hydrogen refueling infrastructure, fuel cell vehicles had been criticized for years as nigh to vaporware due to prohibitive production costs. The Mirai is […]

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With a third major manufacturer due to begin offering subsidized fuel cell vehicles in California this year, the public’s imagination has been alternately captivated by FCVs’ potential or in cases incensed over the alleged effrontery. To say it’s been a controversial topic for some would be an understatement. But beyond Honda, Hyundai and soon Toyota, […]

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Next month in Geneva nanoFlowcell will be highlighting the QUANTiNO, a type of fuel cell electric car with over 620-miles range and touted to be on the road this year. “The QUANTiNO is an electric vehicle for everyone. Affordable and featuring an extravagant, unique design. It is not just a concept vehicle – it will […]

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Today Toyota, Nissan and Honda announced they’d jointly assist the Japanese government in doing their part of a strategic plan to increase the number of hydrogen refueling stations. The three automakers have not yet determined precise capital expenditures and specific measures, but the agreement is in keeping with a domestic plan announced in June 2014 […]

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Today from Tokyo Toyota announced an increase in its Mirai fuel cell sedan’s production due to high demand. The new plan calls for production to increase from the 2015 level of 700 units to approximately 2,000 units in 2016 and approximately 3,000 units in 2017. Toyota says it has around 1,500 orders its first month […]

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In a move inspired by Tesla’s open-door patent policy, Toyota is making its hydrogen patents available to the whole industry. Toyota stated it is opening the way to a hydrogen future, making available thousands of hydrogen fuel cell patents royalty free. Announcing this today at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), this Toyota initiative has […]

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Honda announced its fuel cell sedan will make its North American debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show on Jan. 12. Named FCV Concept, Honda explained the car showcases the styling evolution of its next production fuel-cell car to follow its present FCX Clarity. It’s anticipated to launch in the U.S. after introduction […]

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Critics of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have said they have no business case; at best their proponents are defying odds, and at worst they’re on a misbegotten errand – but that hasn’t stopped numerous automakers from getting deeply involved. While several automakers have first-generation plug-in cars and are looking toward new and evolved products, no […]

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