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 2015.
Toyota has joined the Clean Energy Partnership (CEP) in Europe to help promote low- and zero-emission vehicles and related infrastructure. The automaker will be providing five of its Highlander-based FCHV-adv fuel-cell vehicles available for the CEP test fleet in Berlin and Hamburg, Germany. In addition, Toyota and CEP member Total will help to build more hydrogen fueling stations in Germany starting with a completely CO2-free facility at the Berlin-Brandenburg Airport. Several other hydrogen st
Toyota –like Honda, Hyundai and General Motors, among others – remains firmly convinced of the long-term viability of fuel cell vehicles. Toyota has publicly committed to introducing an affordable fuel cell vehicle for retail sale by no later than 2015. In preparation for a market launch, Toyota will begin deploying a fleet of over 100 of its latest fuel cell prototype, the FCHV-adv, in the United States. The Toyota fuel cell vehicles are based on the previous-generation Toyota Highl
The FCHV (fuel cell hybrid vehicle) bus that's been shuttling passengers around the Central Japan International Airport near Nagoya will soon be expanding its service area. For one, passengers may soon find themselves riding the bus out to their plane on the tarmac. The bus, a project of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), is fueled up at a demonstration hydrogen fueling station onsite at the airport. Toyota Motor Corporation developed the fuel cell hybrid system for the bus. MET
World Car Fans has got its mitts on some fresh spy photos of Toyota's new FCHV (fuel cell hybrid vehicle) actually being put through its paces in the automotive testing hell of Death Valley. As WCF says, these alternative energy concept vehicles are right at home on showroom floors, but to see one out in the wild is interesting indeed. Toyota has been working on the FCHV for many years, and there's still nothing to report on when cars like the FCHV will be available to purchase, but you can at l