At the 2015 International CES, Toyota hopes to usher in the age of hydrogen fuel cell cars by giving other companies royalty-free access to 5,680 patents.
Brian Cooley takes a drive in Toyota's Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car and explains why the company is putting its faith in the technology.
Turning hydrogen into juice for your phone is as eco-friendly as it gets, but our pictures show the big problem with the Upp fuel cell charger.
Toyota isn't exactly pricing its first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to move. But it does appear to be price competitive with the Tesla Model S.
We'd love to recommend this innovative technology, but at this early stage the Upp fuel cell charger is just too cumbersome and too expensive.
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At CES 2015, Toyota announced it would make 5,680 patents related to fuel cell drive systems available as a means to help other automakers build fuel cell cars.
At CES in Las Vegas, Toyota's Bob Carter shows a company mockup of its foray into hydrogen-based cars and discusses the challenges, getting the price down, and creating a viable refeuling infrastructure.
Audi showed off a new development vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show, a fuel cell-battery hybrid car called the A7 h-tron.
Toyota announced the production version of its Mirai fuel-cell car today, ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show, adding momentum to previously slow fuel-cell car development.
Environmental organization EMA sponsors a contest to win Toyota's first production fuel-cell vehicle, at $100 per entry.