22 Jul '14, 12pm

What do you think of Japan's approach to fuel-cell vehicles?

By Antony Ingram 780 views Jul 22, 2014 Follow Antony Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2016 Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan Enlarge Photo Two Japanese automakers, Toyota and Honda, are putting their weight behind fuel-cell vehicles, rather than battery electric cars, as the alternative-propulsion technology of the future. Time will tell if that's a wise decision but they do at least have one significant supporter--the Japanese government. There is method behind Japan's decision though, and one that doesn't exclude support for battery-electric vehicles either--the country wants to cover all bases. Navigant Research likens it to President Obama's "all of the above " approach to energy independence in the U.S.--an energy strategy that utilizes oil, natural gas, solar, nuclear, wind power, and several other energy sources wherever appropriate, reducing the country's depe...

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