Toyota gets blowback from China after Abe plugs hydrogen car

Business / Corporate Jan 29, 2015

Toyota gets blowback from China after Abe plugs hydrogen car

Toyota Motor Corp., already falling behind competitors in China's car market, is encountering a backlash from Chinese media over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's endorsement of its new Mirai fuel cell sedan. The automaker will face "turbulence" in its China sales after delivering its first hydrogen-powered ...

Output of Mirai fuel cell car to quadruple by 2017: Toyota

Business / Corporate Jan 22, 2015

Output of Mirai fuel cell car to quadruple by 2017: Toyota

Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday that production of the Mirai fuel cell vehicle will be more than quadrupled to 3,000 vehicles in 2017 to meet stronger-than-expected demand since the world's first mass-market hydrogen car debuted in Japan last month. Toyota, which hung onto its title ...

Toyota's Mirai FCV to go on sale Dec. 15

Business / Corporate Nov 18, 2014

Toyota's Mirai FCV to go on sale Dec. 15

by Kazuaki Nagata

Toyota Motor Corp. announced Tuesday it will start selling the world's first commercial fuel-cell vehicle in Japan on Dec. 15. The new fuel-cell sedan, named the Mirai, which means future in Japanese, will run ¥7.23 million including consumption tax, but that price will be offset ...