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Suzuki’s Indian unit to make affordable EV

Source: Maruti Suzuki

Maruti Suzuki managing director discusses plan develop affordable compact EV in India – outside of the company’s existing partnership with Toyota India’s largest automaker Maruti Suzuki will start making an affordable electric vehicle (EV) by 2020, reports newspaper the Economic Times. The EV will be based initially on technology from Japan’s …

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Toyota to build Tri-Gen plant for power, hydrogen in Long Beach

Fuelcell Energy Tri-Gen unit

Combined electricity and hydrogen Tri-Gen plant will supply Project Portal truck and Mirai FCEVs with fuel Undeterred in its commitment to hydrogen technology, Toyota recently announced that it had begun trialling Project Portal – a class 8 truck powered by a hydrogen fuel cell – at the Port of Los …

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“Expensive” battery EVs not a fit for Toyota, says chairman

Toyota chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada in 2015. Source: Toyota

Current battery technology and expense means EVs are not ready for mass production, Toyota’s chairman said in an interview Electric cars are not yet ready for the mainstream, the chairman of Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp told Der Spiegel. “Battery-powered cars with a long range are very expensive and it takes …

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Shell, Honda, Toyota open new hydrogen infrastructure in California

Shell Service Station

The California Energy Commission has approved seven hydrogen stations and grants US$16 million award. Seven new hydrogen refuelling stations will be built in California, collaboration with Honda and Toyota, who will provide financial support, at three Shell-branded retail stations in the city of San Francisco, and one in each of Berkeley, …

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