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Cars Toyota announces development of fuel cell modules

16:55  27 february  2021
16:55  27 february  2021 Source:   t3n.de

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Toyota has developed a compact fuel cell module based on the Mirai. The four variants are versatile. Toyota will die Wasserstoffnutzung vorantreiben. © Bjoern Wylezich / Shutterstock Toyota wants to promote the use of hydrogen.

Toyota has developed a fuel cell module that is based on the Mirai system and is said to be compatible with various vehicle types. Toyota plans to sell the modules to manufacturers of fuel cell products in spring 2021, the Japanese manufacturer announced . They are suitable for trucks, buses, trains, ships and stationary generators, among other things.

“Demand has increased”

“Because measures for hydrogen have been introduced in all regions in recent years and many companies have entered the market, the demand for technologies for hydrogen and fuel cell vehicles has increased,” writes Toyota.

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In December, Toyota announced the pre-sale start of the revised fuel cell car Mirai . The new module is based on optimized components from the Mirai.

Compact module in four versions

components for air and hydrogen supply, cooling and power control are connected in a compact way. The module has a voltage range of 400 to 750 volts and weighs 240 or 250 kilos, depending on the variant.

The four versions include a horizontal and a vertical version, each with 60 or 80 kilowatts of power. The variants can be combined depending on the application.

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