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The all-new Toyota Prius (the Prius Prime, in the US)

WCOTY announces first round selections for World Green Car 2017

On September 29, the sponsoring organization for World Car of the Year (WCOTY) announced its first round of selections for the World Green Car 2017 at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.
Toyota FCV Plus

2016 Paris Motor Show: Toyota to make European debut of the FCV Plus

On September 13, Toyota Motor Europe announced that it will make the European debut of the FCV Plus at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, which opens its doors on September 29.
The world's first station that supplies hydrogen from sewage water

Fukuoka and Toyota Tsusho win Japanese MLIT's Minister's Award for sewage treatment hydrogen station

On August 19, Toyota Tsusho announced that it had received the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's Minister's Award for its collaborative Hydrogen Leader City Project with the city of Fukuoka, Kyushu University and Mitsubishi Kakoshi Kaisha.
Nissan Motor Company Vice President Hideyuki Sakamoto

Nissan: Vice President Sakamoto Announces Postponement Of Investments Into Current FCV Technology

On Jun 14, Nissan Motor Co. Vice President, Hideyuki Sakamoto, who is in charge of R&D, explained about a new type of fuel cell vehicle (FCV) technology that uses bio ethanol as a fuel source at the company’s headquarters in Yokohama.
Nissan vice president Hideyuki Sakamoto

Nissan's Sakamoto reveals plan to commercialize ethanol FCV by 2020

On June 14, Honda Development Division Vice President Hideyuki Sakamoto explained the technology behind the new FCV at the company's Yokohama headquarters.
Toyota Mirai key-passing ceremony

Toyota makes Belgium Europe's 4th country to get the Mirai

On May 31, Toyota Motor Europe delivered the Mirai mass market FCV to its first customer in Belgium.
Honda Smart Hydrogen Station at Aoyama headquarters

Honda opens first Tokyo Smart Hydrogen Station at Aoyama headquarters

On May 11, Honda opened its first Smart Hydrogen Station, which uses its proprietary Power Creator high pressure water electrolysis system. The station is located at its Aoyama headquarters and is its first such station to operate in the Tokyo area.
New EHW5 lithium-ion battery

Blue Energy’s new lithium-ion battery to be installed on Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

A lithium-ion battery manufactured and sold by Blue Energy, a joint venture between GS Yuasa and Honda Motor Company, will be featured on the all-new Clarity Fuel Cell FCV.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Honda to offer battery electric and plug-in hybrid options for new Clarity FCV

On April 21 in Detroit, Michigan, Honda Motor Company announced, “The upcoming Clarity Fuel Cell will be joined by two additional variants, the Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug-in Hybrid, launching in the US in 2017.”
Toyota FCV Plus

2016 Beijing Motor Show: Toyota to make FCV Plus China debut

Toyota will make the China debut of the FCV Plus at the 2016 Beijing Motor Show, which opens its doors April 25.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell: Why the Clarity Fuel Cell is wider, taller and longer than other FCVs

Although Honda's new Clarity Fuel Cell FCV is designed for aerodynamics, it's 30mm wider, 10mm taller and 65mm longer than preceding FCV models.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell: Developer says next step is to reduce cost

Discussing the new Clarity Fuel Sell FCV, Honda developer Kiyoshi Shimizu said that the next step would be, "to set a price that's easy on the consumer."
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

2016 New York Auto Show: Honda Clarity Fuel Cell for USA to be unveiled

On March 21, American Honda announced that they will unveil the Clarity Fuel Cell for USA, a new fuel cell vehicle (FCV), at the 2016 New York Auto Show in the USA on March 23, 2016.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell: Has more refined red color with Brilliant Garnet

It is said that the color of the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell was developed based on the Future Luxury concept applied to its interior and exterior parts.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell: Its interior has environmental impact & high quality

The interior part of the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell was incorporated with two colors.
Car delivery ceremony at the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell: We aim to spread FCV, says CEO Hachigo re delivery of first Clarity unit to METI

Honda delivered the first Clarity Fuel Cell unit to the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) on March 17. Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Tsuyoshi Hoshino and CEO Takahiro Hachigo were in attendance when the car was delivered at the ministry.
Photocatalysis sheet fabrication method using particle transfer method

NEDO develops photocatalysis sheet that produces hydrogen from water

The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) announced that it has developed a mixed powder photocatalysis sheet that uses two types of powder photocatalysis to create hydrogen from water using solar power.
Hydrogen leak sensor

NGK Japan releases hydrogen leak detection sensors for FCVs

NGK Japan announced that it has begun sales of hydrogen leak detection sensors for FCV cars.
Fuel Cell Forklift (Toyota Industries Corporation)

Toyota to have public-private partnership to test production of hydrogen using wind power

Toyota Motor Corporation announced a partnership with the Kanagawa Prefectural Government, the City of Yokohama, the Kawasaki City, Iwatani Corporation, and Toshiba Corporation to implement and evaluate a carbon dioxide-free hydrogen supply chain, which will be used to power the fuel cells of forklifts. The project is slated to start in the autumn of 2016.
Kiyoshi Shimizu of Honda R&D

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell: Has 750km cruising range, increased up to 50km from first target

The new Honda Clarity Fuel Cell FCV, which has been released by Honda for leasing to government bodies and corporations, achieves a cruising range of 750km in full tank. However, Kiyoshi Shimizu of Honda R&D, the developer in charge, revealed, "Originally, our target for its cruising range was 700km."