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    Report: Tesla expects another higher-volume deal with Toyota in next few years
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    Four months have passed since Toyota ended its relationship with Tesla Motors, in which the electric-vehicle specialist supplied full lithium-ion battery packs to the Japanese behemoth for its RAV4 EV rollout, of which 2,500 vehicles will be completed. Now, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk has ...

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    Official: Toyota prices fuel cell sedan at $70k in Japan, coming to US and Europe next summer [w/video]
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    Toyota has finally unveiled its FCV hydrogen fuel cell sedan and its Japanese price. We won't have to wait too long to see the first of these revolutionary vehicles on the roads. It will go on sale in Japan in April 2015 and will come to the US and Europe later that summer. In Japan, the FCV ...

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    Report: Toyota to start production of hydrogen vehicles in December
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    Toyota's hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will be in showrooms sooner than planned, the Japan Times reporting that production will commence in mid-December with the sedan following "by the end of this year." No reason was given for the new timeline; Toyota has been saying all along that we'd see it in ...

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    Report: Does this Hyundai Intrado concept preview the next Tucson?
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    The second generation of Hyundai's Fluidic Sculpture design language has arrived a bit early, thanks to these leaked images of the Korean automaker's Intrado Concept. Set to make its big debut at next month's Geneva Motor Show, the three-door crossover is based on a next-generation version of the ...

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    Report: Toyota's production fuel cell car to cost between $50-100k
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    While the cost of building a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle continues to go down over time, reports over the last few years have steadily maintained that the first Toyota hydrogen-powered vehicles for customers should ring up for around $50,000. Company officials cited this figure way back in 2010, ...

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    Official: Hydrogen-powered Aston Martin Rapide S headed to the 24 Hours of Nürburgring
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    Aston Martin has announced it will both debut and campaign a hydrogen-powered Rapide S at this year's ADAC Zurich 24 Hours of Nürburgring. The company wants to be the first to manage a zero carbon dioxide emission lap in mainstream racing, and the racecar should be the first hydrogen-powered ...

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    Official: Mercedes-Benz Ener-G-Force concept is a G-Class for the future
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    Looking to create an entrant for this year's LA Design Challenge, Mercedes-Benz came up with the Ener-G-Force to fit the theme of Highway Patrol Vehicle 2025. Mercedes-Benz says that the styling of the Ener-G-Force builds on many cues from the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, and like the original G-Wagen ...

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    Video: Mercedes-Benz attempts to make an invisible car
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    Automakers are engaged in a constant struggle to get their products noticed. From clever advertising to sneaky movie deals and wild stunts, putting a vehicle in front of the public is the first step toward wrangling better sales figures. Mercedes-Benz recently took a different approach for the ...

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    Tokyo: Toyota FCV-R Concept is otherworldly
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    Toyota is out to prove that the fuel cell vehicle isn't as dead as we thought. Despite the fact that a hydrogen infrastructure is no closer to reality now than it was five years ago, the company unveiled its FCV-R Concept at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. Engineers snugged the fuel cell unit beneath ...

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    Mercedes-Benz F-Cell World Drive successfully completed
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    Mercedes-Benz has just wrapped up its world tour with the company's F-Cell fuel-cell vehicle. The trio of hydrogen-powered futuristic hatches wandered the entire circumference of the globe and racked up around 18,641 miles each in the process. The whole shebang wrapped up in front of the ...

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    Report: NY Hydrogen station used by GM explodes, closes airport *UPDATE
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    Hydrogen faces a number of challenges when it comes to supplanting gasoline as the world's transportation fuel of choice, one of the largest of which was underscored by two small explosions at a Rochester, New York refueling station yesterday. According to reports, two people were injured when a ...

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    Report: Toyota and Daimler planning "extensive cooperation" on fuel cell development
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    Toyota Highlander FCHV-adv and Mercedes-Benz F-Cell
    Daimler began developing fuel-cell vehicles way back in 1994. To date, the company has spent $1.23 billion on the propulsion technology. Toyota entered into the hydrogen realm even earlier by kicking off development back in 1992. With decades of ...

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    General Motors to establish pilot hydrogen infrastructure in Hawaii
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    Hawaii is set to get the first hydrogen fueling infrastructure in the United States thanks to a pilot project announced today by General Motors and The Gas Company. The Gas Company is the local natural gas and propane utility on the island state. Hawaii makes an ideal location for testing new ...

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    Toyota aims for $50,000 hydrogen sedan by 2015
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    Third-gen Toyota FCHV-adv – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota is undoubtedly known more for its hybrid vehicles than its hydrogen-powered cars, but that could tilt just a little if the company can make good on claims of a production-ready hydrogen sedan for around $50,000. ...

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    VIDEO: Kia remains committed to fuel cells, shows more of Borrego FCEV
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    Kia Borrego FCEV - click above for high-res image gallery
    Kia and its partners at Hyundai continue to move ahead on fuel cell technology, and Kia has released new footage of their latest fuel cell prototype, the Borrego/Mohave FCEV (the Borrego is badged as Mohave in the Korean market). While ...

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    Buckeye Bullet 2 claims land speed record for fuel cell vehicles, 300.992 mph
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    We first heard about the Buckeye Bullet 2 about two years ago when we covering the Ford Fusion 999 land speed record project. The student engineering team from Ohio State University was collaborating with engineers from Ford and the two teams shared data on improving performance of the fuel cell ...

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    Mercedes-Benz launches B-Class F-Cell, leases to begin in early 2010
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    Mercedes-Benz F-Cell - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in April, Mercedes-Benz announced its plans to begin small-scale series production of a new hydrogen fuel cell-powered automobile called the F-Cell. According to the German automaker, the car is nearly ready to launch, with 200 ...

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    Japanese oil, gas companies to tackle hydrogen fueling infrastructure
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    Toyota Highlander FCV - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    A consortium of 13 Japanese oil and gas companies are collaborating in an effort to commercialize technologies enabling convenient refueling of hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2015. Coincidentally (or not), that date goes hand-in-hand ...

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    Kia bigwig reportedly says mass-produced fuel cell cars would cost $50,000 if made today
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    Kia Borrego FCEV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Let's face it: Hydrogen technology still has a ways to go before there's any real chance that we'll all be driving fuel cell cars in lieu of electric or fossil fuel-burning machines. Chief among the issues confronting the widespread ...

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    Toyota reaffirms 2015 release of new hydrogen vehicle
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    Toyota Highlander FCV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In 2007, Toyota drove one of its hydrogen fuel cell vehicles from Alaska to Vancouver, British Columbia. Earlier that same year, a Toyota FCHV drove from Tokyo to Osaka on one tank. The company is certainly in favor of at least ...

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