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    Rumormill: Toyota's production fuel cell vehicle to wear Prius badge? [w/poll]

    Like the very slow drip of water coming from the tailpipe of a hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle, information about the first production fuel-cell model from Toyota – slated for 2015 – is coming rather deliberately. The latest is that Toyota might use the Prius badge for the ...

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    Toyota will test fuel cell vehicles at Narita Airport in Japan

    Beginning January 29th, Toyota's FCHV-adv hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will swing into service at Japan's Narita International Airport. By month's end, an undisclosed amount of FCHV-advs will become part of a car-service trial program with All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. and Welcome-Home Limousine ...

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    Toyota: $50,000 fuel cell sedan on track to launch in 2015, or sooner

    Third-gen Toyota FCHV-adv – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota is unquestionably known more for its successful hybrid vehicles than its hydrogen-powered cars, but that could change if the automaker comes through on its planned launch of a production-ready fuel cell sedan by 2015, ...

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    Hyundai-Kia "confident we can beat" Toyota's $50,000 price on fuel cell cars

    Kia Borrego FCEV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hyundai-Kia has been hard at work on its fuel cell technology. A couple weeks ago, the company announced that significant progress has been made and the target date for release of its fuel cell vehicles to the general public is now ...

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    Report: Toyota and Daimler planning "extensive cooperation" on fuel cell development

    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 fuel cell technology. Toyota entered into the hydrogen realm even earlier by kicking off development back in 1992. With decades of ...

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    Toyota joins Clean Energy Partnership, helps build new H2 stations

    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 ...

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    Toyota to deploy 100 fuel cell vehicles in U.S. demonstration program

    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 ...

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    REPORT: Toyota's first fuel cell vehicle will be priced "shockingly" low

    How low is "shockingly" low?According to an article in Ward's Auto (subs req'd), when Toyota puts its first production hydrogen fuel cell vehicle up for sale in 2015, the price will be so low it will "shock" the U.S. auto industry. Justin Ward, advanced powertrain program manager-Toyota Technical ...

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    Toyota apparently not giving up on fuel cells, may move it up to 2014

    Toyota Highlander FCV - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Toyota has one of the most advanced hydrogen fuel cell programs in the world and has publicly demonstrated its efficiency and durability by driving it from Alaska to Vancouver British Columbia in the fall of 2007. Since that time, ...

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    Chicago 2009: Under the skin of the Toyota FCHV

    Click above for a gallery of the Toyota FCHV cutaway display
    Toyota first began researching hydrogen fuel cells way back in in the '90s, and the Japanese automaker has continually refined the drivetrain and platform that houses it ever since. We got the chance to drive the latest FCHV a few months ...

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    Toyota still showing off fuel-cell forklift

    In late 2005, Toyota announced a fuel-cell forklift prototype that was to be displayed at major trade shows. The prototype reappeared at the ProMat show in Chicago earlier this month. The next big industrial show is the IMHX in England this March. Again, Toyota will be there with the FCHV-F, a ...

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    Toyota fuel cell bus now serving more routes around the Nagoya airport

    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 ...


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