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In an unexpected move, Toyota’s hydrogen-powered Mirai will pace a NASCAR race. Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle will pace the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway this coming Saturday night, April 25. The Mirai four-door, mid-size sedan will lead the Sprint Cup Series field to the green flag. […]

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Intelligent Energy, the energy technology group involved in fuel cells, has developed a new 100-kilowatt (134 horsepower) automotive fuel cell architecture. The company said it provides vehicle manufacturers with a new high performance option for their next generation of Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (FCEVs). Designed to deliver primary motive power within an advanced electric driveline, […]

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Hyundai Canada handed out the keys to the first Canadian-market Tucson Fuel Cell at the Toronto auto show on Thursday this week. Jennifer Ma, Clayton Crawley and their two children, hailing from Surrey, BC, received the keys to their Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) for a 3-year lease. Canada’s first ever customers for […]

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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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Audi has just taken a huge step towards integrating fuel-cell technologies in its vehicles. Audi AG announced February 11 it has acquired a package of patents relating to fuel-cell technology from Ballard Power Systems Inc. In addition, Audi stated the Volkswagen Group has extended its cooperation with the Canadian clean energy company until 2019. Per […]

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Toyota’s fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai, is helping the company get recognized. Toyota has just been named one of world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2015 by Fast Company magazine, recognizing the company’s leadership in the development and introduction of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. As written by Fast Company: “Toyota plans to do for fuel […]

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Toyota’s Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle made its East Coast debut yesterday at the DC Auto Show. At the show, Nihar Patel, Toyota’s Vice President of North American Business Strategy called for government and industry stakeholders to help kick start the hydrogen infrastructure needed to make fuel cell zero emission vehicles available to more drivers. […]

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Autonomous driving is the focus of many manufacturers and Mercedes-Benz is one of them. The German company has revealed as a world premiere the research vehicle F 015 Luxury in Motion at the Consumer Electronics Show. Mercedes-Benz said this fuel cell-powered vehicle provides a concrete example of the visionary ideas the company is developing with […]

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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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According to Navigant Research, over half of all vehicles sold in 2017 will be powered by technologies other than the conventional non-turbo gasoline engine as we know it. This is not to suggest sophisticated electrified vehicle sales will explode in the next couple years from relatively minor percentages in many major markets, but rather an […]

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