Jan 9, 2015 - 09:54 am

Toyota & Hino Motors, ARPA-E, Johnson Controls & Toshiba.

Toyota-Fuel-Cell-BusMirai-based H2 bus: Toyota and Hino Motors have built a new version of their fuel cell bus equipped with the Toyota fuel cell system developed for the Mirai. It will be tested in Toyota City starting today. The new bus comes with eight hydrogen tanks, two fuel cell stacks and two electric motors. Its NiMH battery is able to supply electric power to buildings.
electriccarsreport.com, greencarcongress.com

125 million dollars will be invested by the US Department of Energy (DOE) Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to foster innovations in all areas of energy research and development, i.e. for fuel cells, electric drive systems, batteries, and power electronics.
greencarcongress.com, arpa-e-foa.energy.gov

Commonwealth e-racer: Birmingham City University announced its plan to develop an electric race car for the Formula 1 together with three Indian universities. The agreement is to be signed today.
business-standard.com

Supplier cooperation: Together, Johnson Controls and Toshiba have developed a new Li-Ion battery for start-stop applications to debut in a 2018 model production vehicle in Europe. The new battery will be showcased at the NAIAS in Detroit next week.
autonews.com, jsonline.com, greencarcongress.com

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2015/01/09/toyota-hino-arpa-e-birmingham-university-johnson-controls-toshiba/
09.01.2015 09:37