Fuel Cell

VW says fuel cell cars will struggle beyond Japan

Sept. 8, 2014 10:52 CET

Volkswagen says fuel cell cars will probably struggle to catch on outside Japan where the government has invested in measures including a fuel-station network and generous subsidies that are too high for other countries to match....
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Toyota to name fuel cell vehicle Mirai, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

Toyota will name its $69,000 fuel cell car Mirai, the Japanese word for future, a source told Bloomberg....
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Japan readies fuel cell subsidies in bet on Toyota's next big thing

10:44 am U.S. ET | July 23, 2014

Japan is readying subsidies to help Toyota and key suppliers take the lead in hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles that could top $400 million over the next several years if the most bullish projections for the technology play out....
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Why Daimler will wait until '17 to debut fuel cell vehicle

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2014

Daimler's first series-production hydrogen vehicle could have been ready about now, but the company is putting off the vehicle's debut until 2017....
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Japan to dangle nearly $20,000 in subsidies to spur fuel-cell sales

9:05 am U.S. ET | July 19, 2014

Japan's government will offer at least $19,700 in subsidies to speed up the introduction of fuel-cell vehicles coming to market from Toyota and Honda....
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Toyota seeks exemption from U.S. safety rule to sell fuel-cell car

5:49 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

Toyota asked the U.S. auto-safety regulator for a two-year exemption from a rule governing electric cars to clear the way for the company to sell its new fuel-cell vehicle....
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Subsidy question looms over Toyota FCV

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

A sparse refueling network won't be the only hurdle facing Toyota Motor Corp.'s new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle. A generous dollop of government subsidies will also be necessary for the car....
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Toyota fuel cell car to cost $69,000 in Japan, debut in U.S., Europe in 2015

5:25 am U.S. ET | June 25, 2014

Toyota's highly-anticipated hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will debut in the Japan market by next April priced around 7 million yen ($69,348) and go on sale in the United States and Europe by the summer of 2015....
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Toyota will sell FCV fuel cell car in Europe starting next year

June 25, 2014 11:25 CET

Toyota said it will begin European sales of its FCV hydrogen fuel cell vehicle by next summer. The automaker is joining Honda and Hyundai in introducing retail-ready fuel cell vehicles....
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NEWS ANALYSIS

Toyota, Nissan green-car divide widens

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 22, 2014

While other automakers hedge their bets on alternative powertrains, Toyota and Nissan are placing risky wagers that each knows exactly which will dominate among next-generation green vehicles....
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Hyundai delivers hydrogen Tucson to first U.S. customer

7:24 am U.S. ET | June 11, 2014

Hyundai has started retail leasing of its hydrogen-powered Tucson crossover as the South Korean carmaker and competitors look to expand the market for alternative zero-emission electric vehicles....
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Toyota wants to keep r&d ties with Tesla, N.A. engineering chief says

6:47 pm U.S. ET | May 22, 2014

Toyota hopes to continue working with Tesla Motors on battery technology even after a battery-supply agreement between the two companies ends this year, Toyota's head of North American engineering and manufacturing said Thursday....
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Toyota moving away from EVs in favor of hydrogen fuel cells

2:47 pm U.S. ET | May 20, 2014

Toyota is walking away from building longer-range battery-electric vehicles in favor of its effort in hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, its top North American executive said....
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Sales of green cars down, but great strides in fuel economy

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 5, 2014

Some green-vehicle technologies that looked like sure bets for the second half of this decade are lagging. And some technologies that seemed like long shots seven model years ago have become viable....
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