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Toyota officially unveils the new Mirai hydrogen car

Toyota officially unveils the new Mirai hydrogen car

Toyota has officially unveiled its new Mirai car – its first full production hydrogen car. Set to launch next year, the new Mirai is the final production model based on the FCV we first saw at the Geneva Motor Show back in March. Long rumoured that the final model would be called Mirai – which[...]

Microcab to showcase new hydrogen-fuelled van

Microcab to showcase new hydrogen-fuelled van

Microcab has produced a new commercial version of its famous H2EV hydrogen fuelled car. The new van version is set to appear at the Advanced Engineering UK show in Birmingham next week, where visitors will be able to learn more about its fuel cell technology. A spin-off company of Coventry Unive[...]

What’s it like to drive a hydrogen car?

What’s it like to drive a hydrogen car?

Sustainable mobility; it’s like the Holy Grail for car manufacturers. From low-emitting conventional petrol and diesel cars to full blown electric cars, every avenue is being explored to optimise powertrains with a view to minimising the environmental impact of automobiles. The fact that lower emi[...]

Hydrogen car to take on rally championship for first time

Hydrogen car to take on rally championship for first time

Hydrogen fuel cell cars might still be mostly just concept vehicles at the moment, but for Toyota, its new soon-to-launch FCV is about to do the carmaker proud on the race course. Toyota intends for its new FCV model to compete in the final instalment of the Japanese Rally Championship; the 285 km[...]

First hydrogen fuel station to open at Sainsbury’s branch

First hydrogen fuel station to open at Sainsbury’s branch

Sainsbury’s is to become the first supermarket to offer a hydrogen fuel dispenser alongside its usual petrol and diesel fuel pumps. Located at its Hendon store in north west London, the new hydrogen fuel pump is expected to be in place by the end of the year and will be available to the general pu[...]

Hyundai delivers first hydrogen fuel cell cars to UK customers

Hyundai delivers first hydrogen fuel cell cars to UK customers

Hyundai’s first ix35 Fuel Cell vehicles intended for customers have arrived in the UK, as the carmaker continues its roll-out of the world’s first series-production hydrogen fuel car. The arrival of the first hydrogen cars comes just days after the government announced an £11 million fund to suppo[...]

Mercedes hydrogen car reaches 300,000kms without any issues

Mercedes hydrogen car reaches 300,000kms without any issues

A hydrogen-fuelled Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell has achieved a continuous running record of 300,000 kilometres (186,411 miles)– as the carmaker continues to trial hydrogen cars ahead of a market launched schedule within the next couple of years. In preparation for the launch of its first hydrogen [...]

New £11 million fund to establish hydrogen cars in the UK

New £11 million fund to establish hydrogen cars in the UK

The UK’s embryonic hydrogen fuel infrastructure is to get a major boost, as the government announces a new £11 million fund to help establish the country as a leader in hydrogen fuel cell cars. This money will help establish an initial network of 15 hydrogen refuelling stations by the end of 2015 a[...]

European countries to establish common standard charging network

European countries to establish common standard charging network

Drivers of electric cars should be able to drive anywhere across Europe and recharge for free by 2020, under a new directive adopted by the EU. New rules will ensure a network of alternative refuelling points across the continent is established, all using common standards to ensure that electric c[...]

Government approval keeps Toyota hydrogen vehicle plans on track

Government approval keeps Toyota hydrogen vehicle plans on track

Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (FCV) plans have received a boost as the company has been granted Japanese government-approved status to build and inspect high-pressure hydrogen tanks. By Japanese law, all pressurised gas containers must be type-certified and available for official safety check[...]

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