Toyota unveils fuel cell bus concept


Toyota Motor Corporation is set to unveil its fuel cell bus concept that aims to work “for the world and for people, is environmentally friendly, and can contribute to communities beyond its role as a mobility service” at the Tokyo Motor Show next week.

The Sora – an acronym for sky, ocean, river, air (representing the earth’s water cycle) – is powered by the Toyota Fuel Cell System, which was developed for the Mirai fuel cell vehicle, and has adopted to deliver environmental performance with no carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Japan’s biggest auto manufacturer plans to launch a commercial model based on the concept vehicle in 2018 and expect to introduce more than 100 Sora within the Tokyo metropolitan area ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games.

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