According to Japanese car magazine Best Car, Toyota intends to significantly expand the range of vehicles that use hydrogen engines.
It is reported that in the nearest 5 years on hydrogen fuel will be transferred no less than 7 models of Toyota and Lexus cars of different classes. The advanced program for using hydrogen received the approval of the company’s management. Important role in this process belongs to the use of such machines to service the athletes and visitors of the Olympic games to be held in 2020 in Tokyo. According to Best Car, for the service of the Olympic games in Tokyo hydrogen version will have a minivan Estima, Alphard, Vellfire, Noah, Voxy, and also the popular sedan Toyota Crown.
After the successful launch of the first production cars on hydrogen Toyota Mirai is following a similar propulsion system will get the Lexus LS, the debut of which is expected in 2018. Recall that Toyota Mirai is equipped with an electric capacity of 295 HP and battery hydrogen fuel cells, which provide the car a run up to 380 km without refueling. In addition to Toyota project involved the German company BMW, which also intends soon to offer its fans a hydrogen model.