Japanese Toyota with the support of subsidiaries Hino plans to develop innovative trucks with hydrogen fuel cells. When will such a model, it is unknown for sure, talking about the prospect of the next 3 – 5 years.
As highlighted, the agreement on joint work of Toyota-Hino involves not only the conduct of the verification tests, but also the further practical use of the car.
The truck will be built on the model of the Hino Profia, which will upgrade and get 2 batteries with hydrogen fuel cells, created for the next generation of sedan Mirai. The autonomy of the new model will be more than 600 km.
The Japanese company believes hydrogen fuel cells are a great attribute of “green” cars, efficiently and safely cope with their task (as energy source) than the ordinary lithium-ion batteries.