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Report: Toyota Mirai might be the name new fuel cell car; it means 'future'

Report: Toyota Mirai might be the name new fuel cell car; it means 'future'

Anybody remember the Ford Futura? It wasn't exactly a world-beater of a car, so we don't think the name Toyota 's has apparently chosen for its first production fuel-cell vehicle is a tribute of sorts. Though one never knows. Maybe Toyota just likes 18-inch-tall EVs . The Japanese automaker has apparently settled on a nameplate for its fuel-cell model, and the name will be "Mirai," which means "future" in Japanese, Bloomberg News says, citing a person familiar with the process that it didn't identify. Bloomberg couldn't get anyone with Toyota to comment on record about the name – and neither could AutoblogGreen – but we do remember that Toyota has bandied this name about before , so we're not setting anything down in stone quite yet. Last month , Toyota said the new fuel cell car would debut in Japan next April and would be priced at about $69,000 before any sort of govern...

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