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This Lexus ROV Concept dune buggy has an ICE engine running on hydrogen

This Lexus ROV Concept dune buggy has an ICE engine running on hydrogen

If parent company Toyota dabbled in hydrogen, it wouldn’t be amiss if luxury arm Lexus swam in the same pool. It’s no secret Toyota’s working on a conventional internal combustion engine that runs on hydrogen fuel. It even went racing with its hydrogen Corolla hatchback, and the GR Yaris was next to receive the hydrogen treatment.

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This Toyota GR Yaris prototype hides a new twist on hydrogen power

This Toyota GR Yaris prototype hides a new twist on hydrogen power

Japanese auto giant Toyota has released images of its latest hydrogen-powered creation. No, it's not a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle (HFCEV) like the sleek new Toyota Mirai. As you can see, Toyota has outfitted its brilliant GR Yaris hot hatch with a simple ol' internal combustion engine, but this time it runs on hydrogen instead of fossil fuel.

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Toyota Mirai RC car draws power from a mini hydrogen fuel cell

Toyota Mirai RC car draws power from a mini hydrogen fuel cell

Toyota UK has come up with something more than just a toy. Fresh from celebrating a Guinness World Record for the longest distance traveled by a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, Toyota has developed a 1:10 scale remote-controlled Mirai that also runs on hydrogen.

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Toyota Mirai travels 845 miles on a tank of hydrogen to earn Guinness World Record

Toyota Mirai travels 845 miles on a tank of hydrogen to earn Guinness World Record

The 2021 Toyota Mirai has earned a spot on the Guinness World Records. It now holds the record for the longest distance traveled by a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle without refueling. The Mirai achieved an unbelievable 845 miles on a single full tank of hydrogen, proof that zero-emission cars are capable of going the extra mile, and then some.

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EVs and Range Anxiety: Besides Tesla, are carmakers doing enough to address this fact?

EVs and Range Anxiety: Besides Tesla, are carmakers doing enough to address this fact?

In a 2021 Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study by J.D. Power, range anxiety remains the most cited factor in deciding which EV to buy. In other words, range anxiety remains a primary concern when making that all-important shift from gasoline to electric.

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BMW X5-based hydrogen fuel cell prototype begins testing in Europe

BMW X5-based hydrogen fuel cell prototype begins testing in Europe

BMW has begun testing an X5-based prototype running a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain. Affectionately referred to as the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT, the prototype is an all-electric vehicle fueled by the reaction of hydrogen and oxygen in a fuel cell. The German automaker firmly believes that hydrogen fuel cell technology can replace internal combustion engines, plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), and battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) as the future of mobility.

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Daimler Truck says the transition to EVs will cost jobs

Daimler Truck says the transition to EVs will cost jobs

All around the world, governments are pressing automakers to transition from gasoline-powered vehicles to electric cars and trucks that use battery power. While the governments say displaced workers can simply learn to do other jobs, it's not always that easy. Daimler Truck recently announced that moving from traditional gas and diesel trucks to zero-emission fuel-cell trucks will cost about half of the jobs at truck engine plants in Europe over the next 15 years.

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Viritech Apricale is a hydrogen-powered hypercar that stores hydrogen in its chassis

Viritech Apricale is a hydrogen-powered hypercar that stores hydrogen in its chassis

British startup Viricale has presented its hydrogen-powered Apricale hypercar as a viable alternative to all-conquering electric supercars like the Pininfarina Battista, Rimac C_Two, and Lotus Evija.

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Toyota built an internal combustion engine that sips hydrogen, and it sounds awesome

Toyota built an internal combustion engine that sips hydrogen, and it sounds awesome

Japanese auto giant Toyota is working on a new-age hydrogen vehicle. When the words Toyota and Hydrogen are in the same sentence, the hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai comes to mind. Still, the Mirai is a hydrogen-electric car or FCEV (fuel-cell electric vehicle). It uses hydrogen fuel to convert electricity and power an onboard electric motor. This time, Toyota came up with something different.

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Toyota is planning a hydrogen-powered Corolla endurance racing car

Toyota is planning a hydrogen-powered Corolla endurance racing car

While much of the focus for green automobiles of the future has been on battery electric vehicles, there are other green alternatives. One of the other major green alternatives is hydrogen, as it produces no emissions when burned. Toyota is one of the few companies to have a production hydrogen-powered vehicle available to purchase.

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Honda plans EV-only sales from 2040 in North America: Here’s how

Honda plans EV-only sales from 2040 in North America: Here’s how

Honda aims to have 100-percent EV sales in North America by 2040, the automaker has said today, though it'll take a few years before mass-market electric vehicles are ready for primetime. The goal is "100-percent zero emission electrified vehicles" only in less than two decades, though that won't mean battery-electric alone.

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Toyota fuel cell system will go on sale this spring

Toyota fuel cell system will go on sale this spring

Toyota has announced that it has developed a product packaging a fuel-cell (FC) system into a compact module and that it intends to begin selling the product in the spring of 2021 or later. The new FC module will be utilizable by companies developing and manufacturing fuel-cell products for a wide variety of applications. Those applications include mobility for trucks, buses, trains, ships, and stationary power generators.

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