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Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 2, 2014
Toyota gives California push with hydrogen fuel stations
Toyota Motor Corp. is funding a startup led by General Motors Co.'s former marketing chief to accelerate the opening of hydrogen fuel stations in California for zero-emission cars.
Japan Times
Apr 17, 2014
Toyota ratchets up 'green car' race with 2015 fuel cell vehicle launch
In 1997, Toyota caught its competitors by surprise with the revolutionary Prius, the first commercially successful gasoline-electric hybrid car. Now it is trying to do the same with a technology that seems straight out of science fiction.
Mar 8, 2014
Sixty years since Bikini's sacrifice
It has been 60 years since the U.S. tested a hydrogen bomb — a thousand times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima — in the Bikini Atoll, destroying an island and exposing thousands of people to deadly radiation.
Japan Times
Jan 7, 2014
Toyota eyes California hydrogen station network
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.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 11, 2013
Hydrogen prototype takes to the road in race toward fuel cells
Toyota Motor Corp. has long held out hydrogen as the ultimate alternative to gasoline for powering automobiles. Soon, consumers will be able to kick the tires of its fuel-cell car and those of other automakers.


Yayoi Kusama’s “Pumpkin,” once the victim of high waves that dragged it into the sea, sits at the end of a pier on the south side of Naoshima.
Why is the most exciting art in Japan so hard to get to?