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FUEL CELL

Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 21, 2019
Japan aiming for 160 hydrogen charging station locations by fiscal 2020
The country is trying to set up unmanned hydrogen charging stations for fuel-cell vehicles before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, a draft government plan showed Thursday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 1, 2017
Toyota enters tie-up on new large-scale fuel cell power plant in U.S.
Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it will enter a tie-up to use a new large-scale fuel cell power generation plant and a hydrogen fueling station in California.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 19, 2017
Hydrogen consortium plans firm to build more filling stations for fuel cell cars
A Japanese consortium of major automakers and energy firms said Friday it is considering setting up a company this year to spur the construction of hydrogen stations to stimulate sales of fuel cell vehicles.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 10, 2017
Japan makes big push for hydrogen fuel cells scorned by Elon Musk as impractical
Elon Musk may think hydrogen-powered vehicles are rubbish, but Toyota Motor Corp. and a cadre of Japan's leading manufacturers are betting otherwise — and not just on cars.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 20, 2017
Toyota chairman says fuel cell cars need more time to catch on
Toyota Motor Corp. Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada, known as the "father of the Prius" for his work on the world's best-selling hybrid car, said fuel cell vehicles will take longer than gasoline-electric autos to become popular because of the need to build infrastructure.
BUSINESS
Mar 16, 2016
Japan eyes 40,000 fuel-cell cars, 160 hydrogen stations by 2020
Japan is aiming to have 40,000 hydrogen-powered cars on its roads by 2020, with plans for a 20-fold expansion to 800,000 by 2030, according to a report released by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on Wednesday outlining the future use of hydrogen and fuel cells.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 30, 2015
Japan's plans to fuel world's cleanest cars hitting road block
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has big plans for Japan to lead the way in clean cars. His bureaucrats are getting in the way.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 27, 2015
Futuristic hydrogen cars come with a curfew — for now
Hiroshi Matsushita brims with pride about the staring and pointing that goes along with driving his dream car, Toyota's hydrogen-powered Mirai fuel cell sedan. There's just one problem: his new set of wheels came with a curfew.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 14, 2015
Toyota targets 90% emissions reduction by 2050 with fuel cell vehicles
Toyota Motor Corp. said it is targeting a 90 percent reduction in emissions from its new vehicles by 2050 as it seeks to build on the success of its hybrid autos.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
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.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 20, 2015
Tokyo to spend ¥45 billion on hydrogen stations, subsidies ahead of Olympics
Tokyo plans to spend ¥45.2 billion on fuel-cell vehicle subsidies and hydrogen stations for the 2020 Olympics as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to reduce the nation's reliance on nuclear power.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 15, 2015
Will 2015 be the year hydrogen took off?
Industries are increasingly pressing pushing for the adoption of hydrogen fuel technology because they sense potential market opportunities worldwide.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 30, 2014
For fuel cell vehicles to be viable, hydrogen stations must expand
Fuel cell vehicles made their world commercial debut in mid-December, possibly setting the stage for a new wave of environmentally friendly cars.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Dec 18, 2014
Tokyo Gas takes wraps off its first hydrogen filling station
Tokyo Gas Co. on Thursday unveiled its first commercial hydrogen station as automakers prepare to usher in a new age in driving technology.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 15, 2014
Toyota's hydrogen-powered Mirai goes on sale in Japan
Toyota Motor Corp. on Monday became the world's first automaker to begin selling a hydrogen-powered vehicle, by offering its eco-friendly Mirai model to consumers in Japan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 18, 2014
Toyota's Mirai FCV to go on sale Dec. 15
Toyota Motor Corp. announced Tuesday it will start selling the world's first commercial fuel-cell vehicle in Japan on Dec. 15.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 17, 2014
Toyota plans 'Mirai' fuel-cell car that can go 480 km per tank
Toyota Motor Corp. said it has chosen "Mirai," which means "future" in Japanese, as the name for its fuel-cell powered sedan with a range of 480 km and an hydrogen tank that can be refilled in less than five minutes.
Japan Times
JAPAN / ADVANCES IN PROGRESS
Oct 12, 2014
Japan rises to challenge of becoming 'hydrogen society'
Since the 2011 onset of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, Japan has had to drastically revise an energy policy that had long heralded atomic power as its main source of energy.
JAPAN
Sep 13, 2014
Solar, wind power proposed as way to refill hydrogen stations
The Environment Ministry is considering using alternative energy sources to generate hydrogen for the refueling stations being built to recharge fuel cells in next-generation automobiles, ministry officials said.
BUSINESS
Jul 30, 2014
Japan's hydrogen energy market could reach ¥8 trillion by 2050, government report says
The market for hydrogen energy in Japan is projected to expand to ¥1 trillion in 2030 and reach ¥8 trillion in 2050, with research and development accelerating for a form of energy said to be environmentally friendly, a government-affiliated body said Wednesday.

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