Toyota expands production car with a hydrogen engine

Toyota расширяет производство автомобилей с водородным двигателем

Toyota Mirai – hydrogen car engine

Unlike Japanese competitor, German automakers VW, BMW and Daimler are planning to concentrate on production of electric vehicles.

Japanese automaker Toyota is going to expand the production of cars with hydrogen engine. The company believes that in the future to equip such engines can not only luxury cars but also compact models. This was reported by the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag, the press Secretary of the concern Toyota Hisashi Nakai.

At the same time while trying to find a replacement for the classic engine, burning gasoline or diesel fuel, German automakers VW, BMW and Daimler have agreed to concentrate on building electric cars.

“In the near future it will be the best and most effective opportunity to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide,” – commented the decision the head of VW Herbert Dis.

However, the Japanese decided to go a different way and to bet on the thermoelectric generator, the most common of which is the hydrogen engine.

“We are sympathetic to the fact that someone might want to focus only on one technology,” – said the representative of the group Hisashi Nakai. – But we believe that we need both the electric batteries and thermoelectric generator”.

The main advantages of hydrogen engine are that it operates quietly and does not produce harmful emissions into the atmosphere. The Toyota Mirai has already been sold in Russia, became the world’s first car with a hydrogen engine in series production. Today, cars with hydrogen engines produced by other manufacturers such as Hyundai.

Earlier, Toyota showed a concept “car” for the moon.

Source: Russian service of DW


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