Tag: Mirai

Jun 14, 2021 - 01:17 pm

Madrid to replace 1,000 cabs with hydrogen fuel cell taxis

The taxi association Federación Profesional del Taxi de Madrid (FPTM) wants to replace at least 1,000 internal combustion vehicles with fuel-cell-electric taxis in the Spanish capital by 2026 and build the corresponding hydrogen infrastructure including production.

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May 28, 2021 - 01:23 pm

Total joins HysetCo’s fuel cell joint venture in Paris

Total is buying a 20 per cent stake in HysetCo, a joint venture focused on hydrogen mobility in the Paris region. The joint venture owns a fleet of around 700 taxis, the majority of which are still diesel vehicles, but will be gradually converted to hydrogen vehicles by 2024.

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Apr 11, 2021 - 11:45 am

Toyota officially joins hydrogen catamaran project EODev

Toyota Motor Europe is a new shareholder in the start-up Energy Observer Developments (EODev). The French company was founded in 2019 with the aim of driving research and development of the H2 catamaran Energy Observer, for which Toyota is supplying the fuel cell technology.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 02:43 pm

Toyota develops fuel cell ambulance with Mirai drive

Toyota plans to test a fuel cell-powered emergency vehicle with a Japanese Red Cross hospital. The project will start in the summer of 2021 and is intended to confirm that FC vehicles are operational in the medical and disaster control sectors.

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Mar 31, 2021 - 12:59 pm

Toyota & SinoHytec found fuel cell joint venture

Toyota is founding another joint venture for commercial vehicles with fuel cells in China. The new joint venture, in which Toyota and fuel cell specialist SinoHytec each hold a 50 per cent stake, will focus on the production and sale of FC systems.

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Oct 13, 2020 - 12:25 pm

The Popemobil is adapting to the 21st century

The Pope will be using hydrogen in the future thus leaving only water in his wake when parting the crowds. Pope Francis has now received a Toyota Mirai converted to the newest iteration of the iconic Popemobile.

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Sep 8, 2020 - 12:29 pm

Fuel cell spacecraft from Japan

The manned FC lunar vehicle that Toyota is developing with the Japanese space agency JAXA is taking shape. Currently, test parts for all technological components are being developed for the rover prototype, which will be named the Lunar Cruiser.

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Apr 6, 2020 - 02:39 pm

Australian initiative to build hydrogen infrastructure

The Fortescue Metals Group and ATCO Australia signed an agreement to explore the potential of fuel cell vehicle filling infrastructure in Western Australia. They will build and operate a hydrogen station in the Perth area, fueling a showcase fleet of Toyota Mirai.

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Mar 23, 2020 - 12:12 pm

Toyota & Hino developing Profia fuel cell truck

The Japanese car manufacturer Toyota and its commercial vehicle subsidiary Hino Motors are developing a fuel cell truck based on the Hino Profia. The vehicle will use technology that Toyota developed for the next generation Mirai.

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Feb 4, 2020 - 12:29 pm

Toyota delivers fuel cell for electric catamaran

Toyota has equipped the ship ‘Energy Observer’ with a new fuel cell drive. The electric catamaran will start on the next leg of its world tour in mid-February and claims to be “the first energy-autonomous hydrogen boat”.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 12:11 pm

The Mirai does 650 km on one cow’s poop

One cow’s annual poop output (out-poop?) is apparently enough to generate a year’s supply of hydrogen to fuel Toyota’s second-generation Mirai fuel cell sedan. This is not a random reference, Toyota is indeed building its first manure-powered hydrogen fuelling station in California.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 05:43 pm

Toyota: first images of next-gen Mirai fuel cell car

Toyota will present the Mirai Concept, a preview of the second model generation of the fuel cell sedan at the Toyko Motor Show. Pre-release photos of the new edition, planned for 2020 show a more agreeable design as well as some technical changes.

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Jul 9, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Holland’s first H2 taxi fleet hits the road

Noot Personenvervoer now operates the first hydrogen-powered taxi fleet in the Netherlands in The Hague. Fuel cell taxis will also be on the road in Wiesbaden, Germany in the future – but significantly less than in The Hague.

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Jun 5, 2019 - 03:48 pm

Toyota hands over 8 Mirai to the Olympic Committee

Toyota has handed over eight of its Mirai fuel cell models to the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland. On 23 June, a new headquarters of the IOC will be inaugurated in Lausanne, which will be geared towards sustainability.

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Apr 24, 2019 - 03:44 pm

Toyota reveals an improved fuel cell truck

Together with U.S. American truck specialist Kenworth, Toyota has developed the next generation of its fuel cell truck created in the course of “Project Portal“. The model now travels more than 300 miles (482 kilometres) on one fill.

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Feb 23, 2019 - 05:09 pm

Hydrogen JV HysetCo launches in Paris region

Air Liquide, Idex, Société du Taxi Électrique Parisien (STEP) and Toyota have launched a joint venture called HysetCo to develop hydrogen mobility in the Paris region. It will also serve Hype, the fleet of fuel cell taxis, launched in 2015 during the COP21 and operated in Paris.

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Nov 1, 2018 - 11:31 am

Hydrogen-fuelled pizzeria

Toyota has converted a Tundra into a fuel cell vehicle with more than just a simple twist. The Mirai system powers not only a fully functioning pizza oven but also a pizza-baking robot.

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Jul 26, 2018 - 04:34 pm

Toyota planning to enter FC mass market

Toyota plans to manufacture a series of fuel cell vehicles in the SUV, pick-up and utility vehicle sectors, starting around 2025. In order to facilitate the jump to mass production, Toyota plans to minimize use of expensive materials, such as platinum.

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Oct 19, 2017 - 09:58 am

EV Sales in China.

In China 398,000 NEVs that includes PHEV have been sold throughout September this year. Last month alone saw an almost 80 percent rise, with the total growing 37.7% compared with 2016. China targets sales of 700,000 NEV before the year’s end.
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Jun 17, 2016 - 08:19 am

INEES, Mirai, events.

Reading tip: The results of German research project INEES (we reported yesterday) are now available in English. Researchers found that EVs can provide reserve capacity, but that providing an operating reserve using only EVs is not yet economically viable.
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Video tip: A shiny chrome version of the Toyota Mirai made its racing debut at Gurston Down Speed Hill Climb in the UK this month. It’s best time on the 0.6-mile course was 44.44 seconds, driving at an average speed of 62.5 mph.
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Events for the upcoming week: EVS29 Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition (June 19-22; Montréal, Canada) ++ ees Europe (June 21-24; Munich, Germany)

You can find a complete list of upcoming industry events at electrive.com/calendar

Jan 25, 2016 - 08:59 am

Chargemaster, Mirai, Cape Town, British Columbia, Porterville.

London charges fast: Chargemaster plans to install up to 200 rapid-chargers at public parking spots in London by the end of 2017. The first 30 are said to be operational by mid-March already.
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Dutch government goes H2: Ahead of the country taking on the presidency of the European Council, Toyota delivered two of its fuel cell Mirai to the Dutch government. The keys were handed over at an event in The Hague, promoting the development of more hydrogen infrastructure.
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Cape Town invites tenders: South Africa’s second biggest city is looking to buy a fleet of 12 metre electric buses and the corresponding infrastructure. The tender for the 50m rand (3m dollar) project is said to kick off in February.
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BC to keep funding EVs: British Columbia’s incentive scheme for electric cars is due to run out of money in March, but lawmakers are already looking to extend the programme. The second round had seen 10.6m Canadian dollars earmarked for the purpose and a third phase could look similar.
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Porterville looks to electrify: The California city has asked the California Air Resources Board to help with the funding of ten electric buses and ten charging stations. Five of the latter would be overhead chargers. Porterville is hoping to get a 10m dollar grant.
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Aug 25, 2015 - 08:08 am

Mirai order requests.

More than 1,100 order requests have been placed for the Toyota Mirai in California, where the fuel cell vehicle will become available in October. It is priced at 58,325 dollars before incentives. Honda will also begin selling its FCV in California from next summer.
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