Toyota Previews Future Electric, Fuel Cell Models [Video]: 2011 Tokyo Auto Show

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Sharing Toyota‘s stage with the production Prius Plug-in Hybrid at the Tokyo Motor Show are two eco-conscious concept cars that give a clear hint as the the automaker’s future green car plans. The FT-EV III Concept is a near production electric city car, that will go on sale next year (branded as a Scion in… Continue Reading...

Toyota FCV-R Concept Points to Production Fuel-Cell Vehicle: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show

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Toyota FCV-R Concept Points to Production Fuel-Cell Vehicle: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show
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Fuel Cell Vehicles that run on electricity and emit nothing but water vapor may sound like a pipe dream, but Toyota is reconfirming its commitment to making them a reality by 2015 with the new FCV-R Concept. Unveiled today at the Tokyo Motor Show, the FCV-R (Fuel Cell Vehicle – Reality & Revolution) is a… Continue Reading...

Toyota EV, Fuel Cell Concepts Point to the Near-Future: Tokyo Motor Show Preview

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Toyota EV, Fuel Cell Concepts Point to the Near-Future: Tokyo Motor Show Preview
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Toyota has revealed three new concept cars that it will officially debut at the Tokyo Motor Show, giving an indication of its green-car plans for the next few years – and beyond. Up first is the FT-EV III (Future Toyota – Electric Vehicle III). Based on the iQ, it uses a lithium-ion battery and electric… Continue Reading...

Mercedes F125 Hydrogen Gullwing Concept Leaked: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show

Mercedes F125 Hydrogen Gullwing Concept Leaked: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show
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Celebrating 125 years of Mercedes-Benz, the appropriately named F125 is set to debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show tomorrow. Ahead of the planned reveal, however, photos and details of the Hydrogen Gullwing concept car have been leaked, giving a look at the future of Mercedes design, not to mention the German automaker’s plans to push… Continue Reading...

Report: Mercedes Brining Fuel-Cell B-Class to U.S. in 2010

Report: Mercedes Brining Fuel-Cell B-Class to U.S. in 2010
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Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will begin production of a zero-emissions hydrogen fuel-cell powered version of its compact B-Class model with sales starting in the U.S. and Europe next year. Using a hydrogen-powered electric motor and a lithium ion battery pack, the F-Cell B-Class will make 134hp and 214 ft-lbs of torque. It will be… Continue Reading...