Toyota Motor Corp. recently began real-world test of a fuel-cell hybrid-electric vehicle (FCHV) in Japan, loaning a prototype to a transport company in Nagoya. Based on the midsize Kluger (Highlander in the U.S.) cross/utility vehicle and registered as a commercial vehicle, it will be fueled at a hydrogen station at the Central Japan International Airport. Toyota plans to use the project to obtain a wide range of data needed for series production of FCHVs. Toyota says its Kluger FCHV ...

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