Toyota Shows Off Long-drive-range Fcv Concept (1)

Toyota Shows Off Long-drive-range FCV Concept (1)

Toyota Motor Corp showed a concept model of a fuel-cell vehicle (FCV) at Tokyo Motor Show 2017, which was open to the public from Oct 28 to Nov 5, 2017.

The FCV, "Fine-Comfort Ride," uses an in-wheel motor (IWM) for each of the four wheels. It realizes a drive range of 1,000km (approx 621 miles) with a large-capacity hydrogen tank and an FC (fuel-cell) stack having a high fuel-electricity conversion efficiency.

Toyota Shows Fcv Bus At Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota Shows FCV Bus at Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota Motor Corp unveiled the "Sora" fixed-route FCV (fuel-cell vehicle) bus at Tokyo Motor Show 2017, which was open to the public from Oct 28 to Nov 5, 2017.

The FCV bus detects induction lines on the road surface by using eight cameras attached around the vehicle. It can stop at a bus stop with an accuracy of 30-60mm (gap between the bus and the bus stop) by automatically controlling steering and deceleration.

Honda To Test Operation Of Fcv Taxis

Honda to Test Operation of FCV Taxis

Honda Motor Co Ltd announced May 18, 2017, that it will start operation of taxis using its "Clarity Fuel Cell" fuel-cell vehicle (FCV) on a trial basis in July 2017.

The period of the test operation is planned to be three years. This project is aimed at expanding the application of FCVs, which are currently used only for government and municipal offices. Also, driving data, etc obtained through the test operation will be used for research and development for improving FCV performance.

First Honda Clarity Fcvs Touch European Soil

First Honda Clarity FCVs Touch European SoilPart of Honda's commitment to have two thirds of its global sales covered by vehicles with an electric powertrain by 2030, the new Clarity FCV has now arrived in Europe.
On sale in Japan since March this year, the fuel cell-powered Honda is taking baby steps across the Atlantic, with the first six vehicles arriving in customer hands in London, UK, and Copenhagen, Denmark, as part of the Hydrogen for Innovative Vehicles (HyFIVE) demonstration project, partly funded by the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (FCHJU).

Toyota Fcv Plus Concept Powers Its Way Into Paris

Toyota FCV Plus Concept Powers Its Way Into ParisComing to Paris from last year's Tokyo Motor Show, the Toyota FCV Plus Concept is all about the future.
The first thing noticeable is the Jetsons-inspired body, but unlike the flying cars from the popular cartoon, this study touches the pavement with small wheels, cruising almost silently thanks to a fuel-cell powertrain and four independent in-wheel motors.

Lexus Fully Committed To Fuel Cell Vehicles

2015 Tokyo Motor Show : Lexus LF-FC concept previews next LSLexus is fully committed to offering fuel cell vehicles, according to a Motoring Australia interview with the brand’s executive vice-president Mark Templin:
“I can’t tell you when it will happen, but it’s not a matter of if, it’s when,” [Templin] declared.
“What’s better than taking the most abundant element on Earth, sticking it in a tank, converting it to electricity on board and have water vapour come out the tailpipe?”

2015 Los Angeles Auto Show Preview : Honda Clarity Fuel Cell To Make North American Debut

2015 Tokyo Motor Show : Honda Clarity Fuel Cell VehicleA direct competitor for the Toyota Mirai will soon arrive on US shores in the form of the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell.
Honda pulled the wraps off its body last month in Tokyo. The U.S. version will be almost the same, but while the Japanese spec model has a total driving range of 435 miles (700 km), this one delivers 300 miles (483 km), nearly the same as the Mirai FCV (312 miles/502 km). Filling its tank with hydrogen takes approximately 3 minutes.

2015 Tokyo Motor Show : Honda Clarity Fuel Cell Vehicle

2015 Tokyo Motor Show : Honda Clarity Fuel Cell VehicleThis is the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, an all-new production vehicle that will rival the Toyota Mirai.
Unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show, the Clarity Fuel Cell is powered by a fuel cell stack with an output of more than 100kW (134hp). It is also 33 percent smaller compared to the previous version of Honda’s fuel cell stack from the FCX Clarity and has a 60 percent greater output density at 3.1 kW/L (4.16 hp/L).