Toyota Tests Hybrid Power Generation System Using Fuel Cell, Gas Turbine

Toyota Tests Hybrid Power Generation System Using Fuel Cell, Gas Turbine

Toyota Motor Corp announced April 26, 2017, that it has started the verification test of a pressure-type hybrid power generation system combining an SOFC (solid oxide fuel cell) and a micro gas turbine.

The system is used as a power generation facility for Toyota's Motomachi Plant (Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture), and the company will verify and evaluate its energy efficiency, operability and durability.

Toyota Starts Trial Of A Hybrid Power Generation System Installed At Motomachi Plant In Toyota City

Toyota Starts Trial of a Hybrid Power Generation System installed at Motomachi Plant in Toyota CityToyota has begun trial operations of the hybrid power generation system, installed at Motomachi Plant in Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture. The hybrid power generation system combines the use of solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) and micro gas turbines. The hybrid power generation system uses hydrogen and carbon monoxide which have been extracted by reforming natural gas, and employs fuel cell technology and micro gas turbine in its two-stage power generation mechanism, with a rated output of 250 kW. In addition, it has a cogeneration system (combined heat and power) that uses the waste heat produced in power generation.

Rumor: Next-generation Lexus Ct Hatchback This Year?

Rumor: Next-Generation Lexus CT Hatchback This Year?

Taiwanese website U-Car is reporting that Lexus will release a next-generation CT hatchback as early as this year — here's a paraphrased translation:

The market was once thought Lexus intended to replace the existing CT 200h with a new crossover. However, according to overseas media reports, Lexus did not actually stop the development of a new generation of the CT 200h, and the new car is expected in August 2017 will be listed.

Quick Retailing Expels U.s. Generation For Uniqlo

Fast Retailing expels U.S. generation for Uniqlo

The head of Fast Retailing Co. on Wednesday forgot about the likelihood that the Uniqlo easygoing wear chain administrator will take part underway in the United States.

Tadashi Yanai, executive and leader of Fast Retailing, made the comments notwithstanding calls by U.S. President Donald Trump for American and remote organizations working in the United States to make items in the country.

Here's Why The 7th-generation Celica Is A Great Used Car

Here's Why The 7th-Generation Celica Is A Great Used CarThanks to cars like the Toyota Celica, buying a decent sports coupe is suddenly a lot easier, even on a pin-sized budget.
The main idea here was to first present the type of car we'd all want (like the rear-wheel drive GT86), and then offer a way cheaper alternative, one that won't necessarily mean you're sacrificing driving pleasure, comfort or practicality.

Next-gen Nissan Leaf Debuting This September

Next-Gen Nissan Leaf Debuting this SeptemberNissan is offering quite the incentive to retain Leaf owners when its second-generation model arrives.

The official Nissan EV Twitter account has confirmed the all-new Leaf model will be revealed in September before heading to dealerships before the end of the year. And to entice current Leaf owners to move onto the next-generation model, the automaker is offering them the ability to extend their current leases and even get three months of courtesy payments. In addition, it appears they will have priority for getting on a list for the new model.

Why The 2nd-generation Subaru Crosstrek Is Better Than The First

Why the 2nd-Generation Subaru Crosstrek Is Better Than the FirstThe new 2018 Subaru Crosstrek just debuted at the Geneva Motor Show, but it might not look all that different. The most significant changes, it turns out, are underneath the slightly tweaked sheetmetal.
Speaking to Kazuhiro Abe, Subaru Project General Manager and General Manager of Design, he explained that the automaker made several important changes to the car, but the most important ones are things you won’t ever see… or hear.

Next-generation Lexus Ls To Feature Carved Glass Interior Trim

Next-Generation Lexus LS to Feature Carved Glass Interior TrimToday, Lexus debuted a stunning new interior option for the fifth-generation LS with hand-pleated door trim and carved glass accents — the craftsmanship on display here is next-level.
The door trim was inspired by origami, and were originally rendered in paper by a skilled fabric artisan. The finished pattern is three-dimensional, and repeats the Lexus “L” motif in intricate detail.

Fujifilm Thinks Next-gen Mirrorless Cameras Could Beat Dslrs

Fujifilm Thinks Next-Gen Mirrorless Cameras Could Beat DSLRsBack in the day most photographers were faced with the decision of either choosing between a compact digital camera which was small and portable, or a DSLR which was bigger, clunkier, and heavier. However with the introduction of mirrorless cameras, consumers now have an option where they can snap high-quality photos but in a more compact body.

Panasonic Reduces Size Of Pv Generation/power Storage System

Panasonic Reduces Size of PV Generation/Power Storage SystemPanasonic Corp announced a new model of its "Creation/Storage Coordination System," which coordinates a solar power generation system and a lithium-ion (Li-ion) storage battery system, Feb 20, 2017.
This time, the company reduced the size of the product to 1/3 and improved installability. It will start to accept orders for the new product April 5, 2017.

Infiniti Co-developed Second Generation Ers Unveiled With All-new R.s.17

Infiniti co-developed second generation ERS unveiled with all-new R.S.17INFINITI has reaffirmed once again its long-term technical partnership with the Renault Sport Formula One Team at the team's 2017 race car unveil and driver line up presentation in London today.
Following the successful debut of the INFINITI and Renault Sport Racing collaboration in 2016, the newly launched R.S.17 introduces for the first time the INFINITI co-developed second generation Energy Recovery System (ERS).

Next-gen Nissan Leaf Looks Like A Small, Electric Murano

Next-gen Nissan Leaf looks like a small, electric MuranoDespite arriving on the scene nearly seven years ago, sales of the Nissan Leaf have remained relatively strong. Only the combination of cheap fuel and the arrival of competitors with better range, like the Chevrolet Bolt EV, have had enough impact to hurt sales, but that may not be the case for long. These new spy shots give us our first look at the second-generation of the world's best selling highway-capable electric vehicle.