Toyota Mirai sets a Guinness World Record for longest range with a fuel cell electric vehicle

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe and from it, electricity can be created using a technology from the space program – the fuel cell. Through a chemical reaction with oxygen, electrical energy can be produced with only water as a by-product. The fuel cell is therefore a strong candidate to power electric […]

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Hyundai Motor Group aims to take lead in technology for future hydrogen society

Hydrogen is the most abundant element on earth and when used as an energy source, it does not generate carbon dioxide which is known to cause negative climate change. It thus has great potential as a zero-emission energy source for a variety of products. For this reason, a number of leading global companies are carrying […]

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Jaguar Land Rover developing fuel cell vehicle to meet zero emissions objective by 2036

Aiming for net zero carbon emissions by 2039, in line with the Reimagine strategy announced last month, Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR) aim includes zero tailpipe emissions from its vehicles by 2036. This means that internal combustion engines will no longer be used. Electrical power is the most viable solution for future powertrains as they will […]

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2021 Toyota Mirai FCEV distance record

2nd generation Toyota Mirai sets world distance record for hydrogen FCEV

Fuel cell technology for use in cars is still something in its infancy and only a few manufacturers have started to offer them commercially and even then, in limited numbers and markets. The Toyota Mirai is one of the fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV) already in production, its first generation having been launched in 2014. […]

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Toyota to use motorsports to develop hydrogen-fueled engine (w/VIDEO)

Motorsports have long been used for the testing and development of many new technologies which have eventually been used for everyday cars. Engineers who work with racing teams have to do so under challenging conditions that also require speed due to competition, and this provides fertile ground for developing new solutions to improve performance. Toyota […]

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Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Are They All the Same?

Just as Euro NCAP (New Car Assessment Program) assesses the safety performance of new models sold in Europe, Green NCAP evaluates the environmental performance of new vehicles. Periodically, it compiles a list of models and recently release information on 25 new models. These include, for the first time, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). The results […]

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Hispano Suiza team unveils all-electric off-roader for Extreme E

Hispano Suiza, a Spanish carmaker that was founded over 100 years ago and reappeared in recent years with the aim of becoming one of Europe’s most luxurious and exclusive car manufacturers, will be among the brands participating in the inaugural season of Extreme E. The team has been formed in association with the energy drink […]

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2021 Toyota Mirai FCEV

Second generation of Toyota’s Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car goes on sale today

The Mirai, Toyota’s electric vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell (FCEV) has started its second generation with its  market launch in Japan, on schedule, today.  The company had given an early glimpse of the new model a year ago at the Tokyo Motorshow and said it would begin selling the car by the end […]

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