Toyota's FCV-R hydrogen concept car heads to Europe

Toyota's hydrogen-powered concept car slated for production in 2015 will make its European debut in Geneva.

The Toyota FCV-R concept car.
The Toyota FCV-R concept car. Toyota

On the second stop of its world tour, the Toyota FCV-R fuel cell concept vehicle will make its European premiere at the Geneva auto show next month.

The hydrogen-powered concept debuted at the Tokyo Motor show late last year. Few details about the FCV-R were shared, but the compact car seats four and has a cruising range of about 434 miles on a full tank.

Toyota is currently holding field trials of the Highlander Fuel Cell Hydrogen Hybrid Vehicle (FCHV) in the U.S. Although it's not clear what will become of the hydrogen-powered SUV, the FCV-R concept is expected to enter production in 2015.

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