Jul 3, 2014

Toyota to supply fuel cell vehicle parts to other automakers

Toyota Motor Corp. is planning to provide the major components of fuel cell vehicles to other automakers to promote their entry into the market, company officials said. Since the huge cost of developing the next-generation cars will be difficult for midsize companies to bear, ...

Jun 20, 2014

Rebates to promote fuel cell cars likely in 2015, METI says

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry plans to offer subsidies to drivers who purchase fuel cell vehicles from fiscal 2015. The rebates are part of a road map adopted Thursday to bring hydrogen into common use as an energy source toward 2040. The ...

Toyota eyes California hydrogen station network

Jan 7, 2014

Toyota eyes California hydrogen station network

by Alan Ohnsman

Toyota Motor Corp., which is getting ready to sell Camry-size sedans powered by fuel cells in the U.S. next year, plans to help create a network of hydrogen stations that may include pumps at car dealers and even trash dumps. The world’s largest automaker ...

Nov 12, 2013

Honda to show prototype in L.A.

Honda Motor Co. says it will exhibit a prototype of a fuel-cell electric vehicle it plans to launch in Japan and the United States in 2015 at the L.A. Auto Show later this month. The automaker released a sketch Monday of the FCEV Concept. ...

Global automakers team up in three groups on fuel cells

| Jul 3, 2013

Global automakers team up in three groups on fuel cells

With the partnership announced Tuesday by Honda Motor Co. and General Motors Co., major global automakers have now divided into three competing groups in the development of fuel-cell technologies, with each including a Japanese player. Key to taking the lead in the market for ...