HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Topics » Environment & Energy » Environment & Energy (Group) » BBC from the Paris Motor ...

Fri Oct 3, 2014, 03:02 PM

BBC from the Paris Motor Show: Toyota's plans for a fuel cell future include UK, Germany and Denmark


The Toyota Hydrogen Electric FCV- Coming to California, Japan, and now the UK, Germany and Denmark in 2015

Russell Hotten BBC News 2 October 2014

Dead-end, or the fast lane into the future? Opinion is divided over whether there will ever be a market for cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells.

Well, Toyota is about to go some way to giving an answer.

The Japanese giant announced at the Paris Motor Show that it will be putting fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) on sale in Europe next year.

Following announcements that Toyota's fuel cell sedan car will go on sale in Japan and California in 2015, the company has added the UK, Germany and Denmark to the list...

...Mr Ogiso recalls the scepticism that greeted Toyota's development in the 1990s of the ground-breaking hybrid gasoline-electric Prius car....

..."But we are strongly motivated to help highlight how FCVs can be a safe and relevant mobility solution moving us towards the development of the ultimate eco-vehicle in years to come."...
MORE: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29459999


If anyone doubts Toyota's resolve:


Published on Jun 25, 2014
Toyota Motor Corporation held a media briefing in Tokyo concerning its fuel cell vehicle development.

Twenty Hydrogen Myths- a Peer-reviewed white paper by Award Winning Environmentalist Amory Lovins
http://www.rmi.org/Knowledge-Center/Library/E03-05_TwentyHydrogenMyths

Amory Lovins has received ten honorary doctorates and was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1984, of the World Academy of Art and Science in 1988, and of the World Business Academy in 2001. He has received the World Technology Award, the Right Livelihood Award, the Blue Planet Prize, Volvo Environment Prize, the 4th Annual Heinz Award in the Environment in 1998, and the National Design (Design Mind), Jean Meyer, and Lindbergh Awards

Lovins is also the recipient of the Time Hero for the Planet awards, the Benjamin Franklin and Happold Medals, and the Shingo, Nissan, Mitchell, and Onassis Prizes. He has also received a MacArthur Fellowship and is an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), a Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, and an Honorary Senior Fellow of the Design Futures Council. Furthermore he is on the Advisory Board of the Holcim Foundation.

In 2009, Time magazine named Lovins as one of the world's 100 most influential people.


H2 bashers and their rhetoric can't stop the coming Fuel Cell revolution.

0 replies, 646 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Reply to this thread