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HYDROGEN

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 13, 2021
Brown coal-to-hydrogen project between Australia and Japan begins
A project to create liquefied hydrogen from Australian brown coal and ship it to Japan has marked the start of the process at two facilities in the southeastern state of Victoria.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 26, 2021
Toyota to sell adapted Mirai fuel cell system to other sectors from spring
The system uses electricity generated through a chemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen, and does not emit carbon dioxide.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 1, 2021
Shell targets power trading and hydrogen in climate drive
Shell and its European rivals are seeking new business models to reduce their dependency on fossil fuels.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 8, 2020
Toyota and convenience stores to test fuel-cell delivery trucks in Japan
Seven-Eleven Japan, FamilyMart and Lawson will use light-duty trucks with a maximum payload of 3 tons being developed by Toyota and its subsidiary Hino Motors.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 20, 2020
China defies Elon Musk’s warnings and pushes ahead with hydrogen
Chinese officials are promoting the development of hydrogen-powered cars, trucks and buses, with Beijing offering to reward cities that achieve adoption targets.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 18, 2020
U.K. green plan backs 250,000 jobs and bans petrol and diesel car sales
Under the proposals, sales of new petrol and diesel cars will be banned from 2030 and the government will back investment in electric vehicles, hydrogen, wind and nuclear power.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Nov 13, 2020
Japan's reliance on fossil fuels diminishes EV advantages
Models in Japan were found to emit more carbon dioxide than gasoline engine vehicles until their driving distance reaches 111,511 kilometers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Nov 1, 2020
‘Hydrogen wars’ pit Europe against China for $700 billion business
Governments, energy giants, automobile companies and lobbying groups say hydrogen use is pivotal for cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 6, 2020
Toyota adds to hydrogen bet with North American fuel cell truck
The automaker did not provide a timeline for beginning sales of the Class 8 truck but said it would debut a prototype in the first half of 2021.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jul 31, 2020
Hydrogen’s future may follow path blazed by natural gas
Following natural gas's lead, Japan is preparing to trial imports from Australia of superchilled liquid hydrogen.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 29, 2020
Japan team develops material that turns greenhouse gases into ingredients for fuel
A research team including Tokyo Institute of Technology members has developed a photocatalyst material that can convert methane and carbon dioxide into a mixture of hydrogen and carbon monoxide with only light irradiation.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 16, 2020
Honda and Isuzu agree to conduct joint research on fuel cell trucks
Honda Motor Co. and Isuzu Motors Ltd. said Wednesday they have agreed to conduct joint research on fuel cell-powered heavy-duty trucks, in another collaborative move in an auto industry that has seen fierce competition to produce eco-friendly vehicles.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jan 15, 2020
Hydrogen vehicles picked up pace in 2019 amid race to net zero emissions
Shipments of hydrogen fuel cells grew by more than 40 percent last year as proponents of the technology worked to establish it alongside lithium-ion batteries as a way to remove pollution from transportation.
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 13, 2019
Kawasaki Heavy launches world's first liquid hydrogen ship in quest to establish green supply chain
The world's first liquefied hydrogen carrier made its official debut at a shipyard in Japan, a small step toward tapping the carbon-free energy potential of the lightest element.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tokyo Motor Show 2019
Oct 23, 2019
Toyota to unveil ultra-compact BEV and latest Mirai hydrogen model
Toyota Motor Corp. will showcase its ultra-compact battery electric vehicle (BEV) and second-generation Mirai concept fuel cell electric car powered by hydrogen, among other creations, at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, which runs from Oct. 24 to Nov. 4.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / FOCUS
Oct 11, 2019
For Toyota, hydrogen still the route forward
As others automakers plan battery-powered SUVs and trucks, Toyota Motor Corp.'s vision for the future of driving remains a hydrogen-sipping sedan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 11, 2019
Toyota unveils next-generation Mirai fuel cell sedan for Tokyo Motor Show
Toyota Motor Corp. unveiled on Thursday the second generation of its hydrogen fuel-cell Mirai sedan, ready for the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show that is set to kick off from Oct. 24.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 25, 2019
Ministers and delegates pledge to introduce 10 million fuel cell vehicles globally over 10 years at Japan conference
Some 30 delegates pledged in Tokyo to introduce 10 million fuel cell vehicles and other hydrogen-powered systems, as well as 10,000 hydrogen refueling stations, globally over the next 10 years.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 24, 2019
Toyota banking on Olympic halo to keep hydrogen dream alive
Buses may not be the most glamorous mode of transport, but at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games they will represent Toyota Motor Corp.'s best bet for wider acceptance of hydrogen power — technology so far eclipsed by electric vehicles.
BUSINESS
Sep 24, 2019
Why Asia's biggest economies are backing hydrogen fuel cell cars
Japan, China and South Korea have set ambitious targets to put millions of hydrogen-powered vehicles on their roads by the end of the next decade at a cost of billions of dollars.

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