Recharge Wrap-up: BMW plans for retired batteries; automakers support dual-standard chargers

Recharge Wrap-up: BMW plans for retired batteries; automakers support dual-standard chargers

February 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , BMW , Toyota , Technology , Electric , Hybrid Toyota tests hybrids with silicon-carbide power semiconductors. The CCS and CHAdeMO rivalry could be over. Retired BMW i3 batteries to be recycled for grid storage. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: BMW plans for retired batteries; automakers support dual-standard chargers Recharge Wrap-up: BMW plans for retired batteries; automakers support dual-standard chargers originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 01 Feb 2015 08:08:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota promoting Mirai as if hydrogen tax credit never went away

Toyota promoting Mirai as if hydrogen tax credit never went away

January 28, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Toyota , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , United States , Hydrogen The $8,000 federal tax credit has expired and may not return, but Toyota is still advertising the 2016 Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle as if it’s available. Continue reading Toyota promoting Mirai as if hydrogen tax credit never went away Toyota promoting Mirai as if hydrogen tax credit never went away originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota announces production increase for Mirai fuel cell vehicle

Toyota announces production increase for Mirai fuel cell vehicle

January 25, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Toyota , Japan , Hydrogen Toyota will ramp up production of its Mirai fuel-cell vehicle from 700 units this year to 2,000 in 2016 on higher demand. Continue reading Toyota announces production increase for Mirai fuel cell vehicle Toyota announces production increase for Mirai fuel cell vehicle originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:16:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

5,000 Toyota Prius V models recalled due to airbag issue

5,000 Toyota Prius V models recalled due to airbag issue

January 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Recalls , Toyota , Safety , Minivan/Van , Hybrid Toyota is recalling 5,000 Prius V models over a faulty passenger-side airbag sensor that may not detect a passenger in the event of an accident. Continue reading 5,000 Toyota Prius V models recalled due to airbag issue 5,000 Toyota Prius V models recalled due to airbag issue originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 16 Jan 2015 17:16:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Weekly Recap: Toyota propels hydrogen fuel cells

January 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Marketing/Advertising , CES , Dodge , Ford , Mercedes-Benz , Toyota , Alternative Fuels , Concept Cars , Hydrogen , Supercars We curate the week’s events with a focus on Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell strategy. Plus other news and notes from the automotive world. Continue reading Weekly Recap: Toyota propels hydrogen fuel cells Weekly Recap: Toyota propels hydrogen fuel cells originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 10 Jan 2015 13:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota follows Tesla, makes hydrogen patents open source

January 6, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Technology , CES , Toyota , Hydrogen Toyota makes a splash at CES by saying its hydrogen fuel cell patents will be open for licensing, for free, until around 2020. The move follows Tesla opening its patents up last summer. Continue reading Toyota follows Tesla, makes hydrogen patents open source Toyota follows Tesla, makes hydrogen patents open source originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Recharge Wrap-up: Toyota Prius, V earn IIHS awards, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV approved for V2H

December 30, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Technology , Lexus , Mitsubishi , Toyota , Safety , Electric , Hybrid Toyota hybrids get top marks for safety, Japan approves Mitsubushi Outlander PHEV for V2H duty and the Electric Vehicle Institute visualizes charging connectors around the world. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Toyota Prius, V earn IIHS awards, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV approved for V2H Recharge Wrap-up: Toyota Prius, V earn IIHS awards, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV approved for V2H originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:15:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Cleanliness of Toyota Mirai fuel cell exhaust depends on air quality

December 23, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Toyota , Hydrogen Is the water vapor coming out of Toyota’s first production fuel-cell vehicle drinkable? If you’re driving through the Sierra Nevadas? Probably. Cruising through Beijing? Not so much. Cleanliness of Toyota Mirai fuel cell exhaust depends on air quality originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 29 Nov 2014 13:28:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

Toyota has 200 orders for 2016 Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car

December 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Green , Toyota , Japan , Manufacturing/Plants , Hydrogen Toyota built 500 Lexus LFA supercars between 2010 and 2012 in what Automotive News has called a “secretive workshop.” The automaker has been wondering what to do with that production line since the last LFA rolled off in December 2012 and, like so much else for Toyota these days, the answer is a hydrogen car – and in about the same small numbers. Continue reading Toyota has 200 orders for 2016 Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car Toyota has 200 orders for 2016 Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

US Congress lets $8,000 hydrogen vehicle tax credit expire

December 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Filed under: Government/Legal , Green , Honda , Hyundai , Toyota , Alternative Fuels , Hydrogen The $8,000 US federal tax credit for hydrogen vehicles will expire at the end of 2014, but don’t count this thing down and out quite yet. Some credits that expired a year ago were just renewed by the slow-moving 113th Congress. Continue reading US Congress lets $8,000 hydrogen vehicle tax credit expire US Congress lets $8,000 hydrogen vehicle tax credit expire originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:44:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Permalink

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