Union Minister launches world’s most advanced technology – developed Green Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) Toyota Mirai

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What is the News?

The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways has launched the world’s most advanced technology – developed Green Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) Toyota Mirai.

What is Toyota Mirai?

Toyata Mirai (‘Mirai’ in Japanese means ‘future’.) is India’s first green hydrogen-based advanced Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle(FCEV). 

The car is capable of providing a range of up to 650 km in a single charge, with a refuelling time of five minutes. 

What is the significance of this launch?

Firstly, this is a first of its kind project in India which aims to create a Green Hydrogen based ecosystem in the country by creating awareness about the unique utility of Green Hydrogen and FCEV technology.

Secondly, Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) powered by Hydrogen is one of the best Zero-Emission solutions. It is completely environment friendly with no tailpipe emissions other than water.

What is a Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV)?

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Source: This post is based on the article Union Minister launches world’s most advanced technology – developed Green Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) Toyota Miraipublished in PIB on 16th Mar 2022.

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