Hydrogen bus Toyota FC Bus will be sold in 2017

December 12, 2016 at 5:14 pm

Early next year, Japanese company Toyota Motor Corporation will begin selling hydrogen bus Toyota FC Bus. It is planned to make more than a hundred copies running on city routes of major districts of Tokyo before the Olympic Games 2020 start, to demonstrate the advantages of environmentally friendly buses. Hydrogen bus Toyota FC Bus was developed in collaboration with specialists from the company Hino Motors, which is the largest division of Toyota Motor Corporation producing trucks and buses.

2017 Hydrogen Toyota FC Bus pic

2017 Hydrogen Toyota FC Bus pic

The power plant of Toyota FC Bus has been designed taking into account the experience that has been obtained by the manufacturer during the creation of the hydrogen sedan Toyota Mirai. Toyota FC Bus is set in motion by two electric motors generating 154 horsepower each. The equipment of environmentally friendly innovation includes ten tanks for hydrogen storage; its total volume is 600 liters. Battery Capacity is 235 kW / h.

2017 Eco-friendly Toyota FC Bus photo

2017 Eco-friendly Toyota FC Bus photo

The company Toyota Motor Corporation said that Toyota FC Bus can be used not only for its intended purpose, but also as a mobile power station to provide energy for objects affected by the disaster.

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