12 Oct '17, 1pm

Toyota to study Mirai-derived fuel-cell tech for heavy-duty trucks

Toyota announced on Thursday that it will begin testing in two California ports a hydrogen fuel-cell heavy-duty truck adapted from the Toyota Mirai's powertrain for drayage use. Initially, Toyota is looking at how it can use hydrogen fuel-cell-powered vehicles to significantly reduce vehicle emissions in short-haul situations, such as at distribution centers. Drayage is a logistics industry term for transporting goods between long-haul transportation modes like trains and ships. MORE: Toyota announces Project Portal The Japanese automaker will conduct its testing—which it has branded "Project Portal" around the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Southern California. The two ports are in the midst of a Clean Air Action Plan that has considerably cut harmful emissions over the last 12 years. The Project Portal trucks are a lot more powerful than the Mirai four-door the a...

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1113218_toyota-to-stu...

Tweets

National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day Wrap Up

National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day Wrap Up

cafcp.org 13 Oct '17, 5pm

On Tuesday, Linde North American hosted a ribbon cutting of its recently opened San Ramon station. Special guests included...

Volkswagen to launch heavy-duty electric trucks and buses | Electric Vehicle News

Volkswagen to launch heavy-duty electric trucks...

electric-vehiclenews.com 12 Oct '17, 11am

Volkswagen Truck & Bus are working on electric solutions for use in both medium- and heavy-duty distribution transport and...

Speaks for itself!

Speaks for itself!

cafcp.org 14 Oct '17, 7pm

Nobel laureate and former Energy Secretary gets driven in one of the world's first commercially available fuel cell electr...

Autonomous trucks have been given the green light for testing on Oregon and Nevada highways:

Autonomous trucks have been given the green lig...

element14.com 13 Oct '17, 12am

German automotive company Daimler got permission to publicly test self-driving trucks on Oregon and Nevada highways. These...

After #foolcell. Failed miserably in passenger cars can they succeed in big rigs

After #foolcell. Failed miserably in passenger ...

hybridcars.com 12 Oct '17, 8pm

While the world awaits Tesla’s delayed Semi due this fall, the Japanese company that brought you the Prius, Mirai FCV, and...

Toyota unveils Fine-Comfort Ride fuel cell concept

Toyota unveils Fine-Comfort Ride fuel cell concept

electriccarsreport.com 18 Oct '17, 2pm

Toyota has launched the “Fine-Comfort Ride,” a fuel cell vehicle (FCV) that envisions mobility in a low-carbon society wit...

Toyota Unveils Sora Fuel Cell Bus Concept

Toyota Unveils Sora Fuel Cell Bus Concept

electriccarsreport.com 20 Oct '17, 10am

The Sora is equipped with a high-capacity external power supply system, providing high output and a large capacity of elec...

Making Ice Cream With Heavy Metal

Making Ice Cream With Heavy Metal

hackaday.com 11 Oct '17, 3pm

After his last project left him with an eleven-pound block of aluminum, [Jason] got to thinking of what most of us would i...

Toyota showing two new fuel cell concepts at Tokyo Motor Show: bus and car #EV

Toyota showing two new fuel cell concepts at To...

greencarcongress.com 18 Oct '17, 11am

Toyota showing two new fuel cell concepts at Tokyo Motor Show: bus and car 18 October 2017 Toyota has launched two new fue...

GM To Showcase SURUS Autonomous Fuel-Cell Truck Concept

GM To Showcase SURUS Autonomous Fuel-Cell Truck...

hybridcars.com 09 Oct '17, 12am

In a bid to address commercial and military challenges caused by natural disasters, construction, and other large-scale ne...