30 Jul '14, 2am

Source Says Toyota FCV Concept To Be Called ‘Mirai’

Despite some discussion as to whether Toyota would be well served to identify its fuel cell vehicle with its “Prius family,” it appears the FCV Concept’s name will be Mirai. Toyota has not made an announcement that this is the case, but according to Bloomberg citing an unnamed source, the vehicle will be so-called nearer to its going on sale in California in late 2015. Assuming Mirai to be what Toyota calls its first FCV four-seater, we’ll learn in time what it has in mind, but Mirai is not a completely contrived set of otherwise meaningless phonemes. SEE ALSO: Toyota Preparing For ‘The Next 100 Years’ With Fuel Cell Vehicles Mirai is a Japanese word meaning “the future,” and it’s the name of several prominent people according to Wikipedia . That Toyota might call it after a word speaking of times ahead would dovetail with its massive banner at this year’s New York auto sh...

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