Toyota is to increase production of its Mirai fuel cell car. The hydrogen-powered saloon will be introduced in the UK and other selected European markets during 2015.
Toyota’s first hydrogen-powered production car, the Mirai, has amassed 1,500 orders in its first month on sale in Japan.
Toyota hopes to speed up hydrogen development by making thousands of hydrogen fuel cell patents available royalty free, including fuel cell technology used in the new Mirai.
Hydrogen technology is moving towards commercial roll-out with subsidised support but there’s some way to go before it reaches a mass market. Sarah Tooze reports
Toyota is to launch its all-new Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle in the UK next year.
Sainsbury’s has announced the UK’s first supermarket forecourt hydrogen dispenser will be located at its Hendon store by the end of the year.
The first new Hyundai ix35 fuel cell vehicles have been delivered to the UK.
A government announcement of up to £11 million of funding to prepare the UK for the roll-out of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles has been welcomed by Air Products.
Hyundai Motor UK has appointed Robin Hayles in the newly created position of sustainable fuel development manager to develop and deliver Hyundai's fuel cell and sustainable fuels strategy.
Gas supplier Air Products is 'disappointed' the Liberal Democrats pre-election manifesto does not look at hydrogen vehicles, instead focusing on battery electric.
Toyota has reached an important production staging post in its programme to launch its first fuel cell vehicle, gaining government-approved status to build and inspect high-pressure hydrogen tanks.
Air Products has announced the introduction of an additional SmartFuel hydrogen high pressure tube trailer to its fleet.
Hyundai's ix35 Fuel Cell has driven a record distance for a hydrogen-powered production car on a single tank, covering 700 kilometres (434 miles) across three countries.
Toyota has revealed the exterior design of its hydrogen-powered Fuel Cell Sedan, following the car’s appearance in concept form at motor shows since October 2013.
UK researchers have announced what they believe to be a game-changer in the use of hydrogen as a ‘green’ fuel.
Toyota says it is on course to launch the company's first fuel cell production car in 2015.
ITM Power has won a contract to supply three electrolyser-based refuelling stations under the HyFive project announced by the Mayor of London’s Office.
Honda and Hyundai have joined hydrogen fuel suppliers and energy consultancies from around the globe to develop and demonstrate technology and infrastructure to improve the viability of fuel cell vehicles.
Commercial Group has taken delivery of its first hydrogen hybrid van as it examines the technology’s potential to cut costs and carbon emissions for itself and other fleets.
Energy storage and clean fuel company ITM Power has gained planning permission for five hydrogen refuelling sites on the Isle of Wight.
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