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Toyota announces plans to focus on hybrids and plug-in hybrids

Toyota released an official press release revealing their new initiative called the Environmental Challenge 2050, which as indicated by the name, implies Toyota’s desire to continue upping their game with the research and development of new hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles, mainly by 2050. The idea really consists of Toyota’s push to reduce their average […]

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Honda CEO confirms compact SUV, new fuel-cell vehicle, Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

Speaking today about the company’s global and regional business goals in a mid-year speech in Japan, Honda’s CEO Takanobu Ito today outlined a couple of interesting vehicles coming from the company. Ito said that Honda will double its global sales goal to 6 million annually in the next five years. That’s nice… so what can […]

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2012 Nissan TeRRa Concept

Nissan unveils TeRRa zero-emissions fuel cell CUV concept before Paris debut

With the 2012 Paris Motor Show just around the corner, manufacturers have been slowly rolling out unveilings of new concepts for the upcoming show. One of them is this, the new Nissan TeRRa Concept, which is an all-wheel drive fuel cell-powered crossover. “Our challenge was to take Nissan’s strength in SUVs and crossovers forward into […]

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Toyota FCV-R Concept Rear

Report: Production Toyota FCV-R fuel-cell sedan coming in 2015

Toyota’s U.S. sales chief Jim Lentz has confirmed that the company’s new fuel-cell vehicle, previewed by the FCV-R Concept at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show, will debut in 2015. While he declined to give any specifics, the concept featured a 70 MPa hydrogen fuel tank that enabled the vehicle to travel approximately 435 miles between […]

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BMW Hydrogen Fuel-Cell

Report: BMW ends fuel-cell cooperation with General Motors

According to Alexander Bilgeri, a spokesman for BMW AG, the German automaker has called it quotes on its cooperation with General Motors on fuel-cell powertrains for future vehicles. “We are still talking to GM, but no longer on the topic of fuel cells,” Bilgeri said. BMW instead will expand its partnership with Toyota to build […]

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BMW and GM teaming up to develop fuel-cell technology

According to a report by German business magazine Wirtschaftswoche, BMW and General Motors plan to team up on the development of fuel cell technology. Sources close to the matter say that talks between the two companies are in the advanced stages as that the automakers are close to signing an agreement.¬†Under the partnership, BMW will […]

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Toyota FCV-R

2011 Tokyo: Toyota FCV-R fuel-cell sedan concept unveiled, enters production in 2015

Unveiled today at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show, the Toyota FCV-R Concept hints at a future fuel-cell sedan powered by hydrogen.¬†Toyota says that the FCV-R seats four passengers, while offering impressive luggage space. The fuel cell stack on the FCV-R consists of a 70 MPa high-pressure hydrogen tank, which allows it to have cruising range […]

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Toyota to show three new concepts in Tokyo, will offer fuel-cell sedan in 2015

Toyota’s display at the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show will feature several concept cars to highlight its brand, aiming “to make fresh proposals concerning the dream and joy of motor vehicles under the concept ‘Fun to Drive, Again.’” The first concept is the new Toyota Fun-Vii – study that “heralds a future where people, cars and […]

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Report: Toyota to start fuel-cell vehicle sales by 2015

Toyota, the leader in the hybrid game, is now looking to takeover the hydrogen fuel-cell market. The Japanese automaker said that it is planning global sales of a few thousand fuel-cell vehicles by 2015 and that number will be limited due to the fueling architecture and the high price of the vehicles. “We could expect […]

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Hyundai will produce plug-in hybrids and fuel-cells, while Kia will only produce EVs

In a pretty interesting move, Hyundai said that it will no longer focus on developing or production electric-vehicles. Instead, Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group said that the Kia brand will focus on electric-cars, while Hyundai will work on developing plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. The announcement was made by Yang Woong-chul, the group’s vice president, at […]

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