Hydrogen-Powered Lexus LS, Toyota Crown, And Estima Minivan All Possible
Toyota isn't going to let its Olympic sponsorship go to waste. In time for the 2020 games in Tokyo, the company wants to have at least eight new vehicles ready, including three possibly powered by fuel cells.
That Could Be 10 Percent Of All That Toyota Sells In The First Year
The first five production examples of the Toyota Mirai have made landfall in Europe, and the initial customers take delivery of them in September. The fuel cell sedans are currently limited to parts of the UK, Germany and Denmark.
In Germany, a Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell goes 1,480 miles in 24 hours. Jaime Alguersari is still awaiting diagnosis after fainting in Moscow. Jeb Bush favors a free market over the Renewable Fuel Standard.
BMW's hydrogen fuel cell-powered i8 prototype snakes around a track in its stealthy, matte black paint in this clip. The coupe shows that performance doesn't necessarily have to come with ear-splitting noise.
Piaggio, KTM Making Commuter EVs; Total Opens Public CCH2 Station In Germany
Tesla is not planning an electric motorcycle. Piaggio and KTM developing affordable commuter EVs. Total opens a cryo-compressed hydrogen station in Munich. IKEA will install EV chargers at all of its Canadian stores.
Toyota's eight Mirai dealers in California are getting ready to start selling the hydrogen fuel cell sedans in October. One of these showrooms is even willing to turn potential customers away if they aren't right for the model.