Popular Science has chosen the Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) as a 2014 Best of What’s New winner in the auto category.
“For 27 years, Popular Science has honored the innovations that surprise and amaze us − those that make a positive impact on our world today and challenge our view of what?s possible in the future,” said Cliff Ransom, Editor-in-Chief of Popular Science. “The Best of What’s New Award is the magazine’s top honor, and the 100 winners, chosen from among thousands of entrants, each a revolution in its field.”
Toyota’s FCV is an all-electric, four-door sedan that makes its own electricity on board. As described by Toyota, it utilizes the same hybrid technology developed for its hybrid synergy drive systems found on vehicles like the Prius, but replaces the gasoline engine with a fuel cell stack.
The Toyota FCV is expected to be available in California late 2015.