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Toyota has long been an energetic advocate for hydrogen fuel cells as alternative to battery-powered electric cars, and is now looking into large, long-haul truck applications. The Japanese automaker has formed a unit within its U.S. research and development facility in California to see if fuel cell technology is feasible for heavy-duty trucks. “Toyota has […]

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Following in the tire tracks of the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car, Lexus is planning its own luxury version to arrive by 2020. Speaking with British car magazine Auto Express, Alain Uyttenhoven, head of Lexus Europe said that Lexus is adapting the hydrogen fuel technology developed by parent company Toyota and that there are only a […]

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For the past few years Toyota has been broadly championing hydrogen fuel cell technology for “the next 100 years,” but plans may be changing. According to a Nikkei business daily report, Toyota is preparing mass-produced long-range battery electric cars for 2020 initially targeted for Japan, California, and China. SEE ALSO: Toyota Preparing For ‘The Next […]

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Toyota has just unveiled what might be on of the largest fuel-cell vehicles on the market. And no, you probably can’t buy it. Unless you run a Japanese public-transit agency. SEE ALSO: 5 Cool Things About the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime That’s because Toyota will be selling fuel-cell buses starting early next year. Plans are […]

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The 2017 Toyota Mirai’s fuel cell vehicle MSRP remains essentially the same as the 2016 model year but with sales being what they are, the automaker has sharpened the pencils on its lease deal. A small bump in the car’s destination fee brings the price to $58,365 including destination compared to last year’s $58,325. The […]

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Italian design house Pininfarina walked away from the Geneva Show this past spring with the Best Concept award for its hydrogen fuel cell H2 Speed concept car. Usually concept cars are paraded around at various auto shows and then fade away, but Automotive News is reporting that the H2 Speed is officially slated for production. […]

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Toyota has said from the beginning its launch of a new kind of vehicle – the hydrogen fuel cell variety – would be slow and true to its word, it has temporarily brought sales at certain dealers to a grinding halt. According to Wards Auto, the automaker has told some of its few California dealers […]

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Toyota is celebrating the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future with the introduction of its Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. The Toyota Mirai will go on sale in the U.S. on October 21, 2015, which is also the futuristic date first introduced in Back to the Future II. To celebrate the intersection between the […]

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Can you see in your mind’s eye the vision of a “Hydrogen Society” and myriad future hydrogen fuel cell vehicles all running clean on electricity? Toyota can, and while its Mirai was just born practically yesterday, the automaker is talking about it having offspring beyond the four-passenger, four-door $57,500 sedan presently offered only in select […]

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A video of Toyota’s Mirai fuel cell vehicle being hand-built is dramatic without a word being spoken. Consisting of 19 minutes of video at the Motomachi Plant in Toyota City, Japan, workers put together with fastidious care a Mirai from bare body shell to finished car. Notably absent are robots, and this hands-on process is […]

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