Toyota FCV will rise on the conveyor at the end of 2014

June 11, 2014 at 9:24 pm

Toyota Company has decided to launch mass production of its first hydrogen car in December 2014.

Toyota FCV front image

Toyota FCV front image


According to The Japan Times, the new car will be produced at the plant in Motomachi Japanese Aichi Prefecture. Getting off the assembly line of the enterprise will go only 10 hydrogen sedans per month. Prices for the novelty will start from 8,000,000 yen (78.2 thousand U.S. dollars) with the possibility of further reduction of up to 3 million yen (29.3 thousand dollars).

Toyota FCV side Pic

Toyota FCV side Pic

The company has no plans to develop the infrastructure of hydrogen filling stations in Japan with his own money. Meanwhile, it was reported earlier that the first market for Toyota FCV become the U.S. state of California. By 2015, there was planned to open 68 special filling stations capable to meet the needs of about 10,000 hydrogen cars. The first hydrogen Toyota sedan will be built on the concept car Toyota FCV; fuel cell unit equipped Toyota FC Stack, two fixed under the body with compressed hydrogen cylinders and power plant capacity of 136 horsepower. On acceleration from zero to hundred kilometers per hour sedan 4.9-meter sedan spends 10 seconds. Fully fueled car can travel up to 500 kilometers, after which the cylinders can be filled with hydrogen for 3 – 5 minutes.

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