Toyota hydrogen vehicle

Technology Sharing | A&S POWER | Sep 01, 2023

The vehicle relies on Nagase's single 8-kilogram hydrogen container and can travel hundreds of kilometers.


Hydrogen cartridge cars also appeared in Japan, one can run 100 kilometers.


ABILITY exhibited a fuel cell vehicle (FCV) using a "hydrogen cartridge" that can be loaded and removed by hand at the exhibition "The 15th Auto World" (January 25-27, 2023, Tokyo Big Sight). display (Figure 1). It is said to be based on the concept of "Easy and Convenience Achieve Concept (ECOA)" which has a low threshold for FCV introduction. Figure 1 Concept of a small fuel cell vehicle (FCM) based on ECOA The vehicle itself is a Toyota Motor vehicle. Renovated vehicle luggage storage area


A hydrogen cartridge is a container filled with hydrogen (Figure 2). The overall dimensions are 450mm long and 100mm diameter. This time it is a model, but the "real" weight is 8kg per piece. The contents of the container were not disclosed.


However, because it "puts hydrogen under normal pressure" (ABILITY), it is mainly considered a hydrogen storage alloy.


Figure 2: Holding the hydrogen ink cartridge by hand, the hydrogen ink cartridge (left: when installed, right: when removed).


Toyota's hydrogen-changing vehicle is on display. The vehicle relies on Nagase's single 8-kilogram hydrogen container and can travel hundreds of kilometers.

Hydrogen cartridge cars also appeared in Japan, one can run 100 kilometers


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ABILITY exhibited a fuel cell vehicle (FCV) using a "hydrogen cartridge" that can be loaded and removed by hand at the exhibition "The 15th Auto World" (January 25-27, 2023, Tokyo Big Sight). display (Figure 1). It is said to be based on the concept of "Easy and Convenience Achieve Concept (ECOA)" which has a low threshold for FCV introduction. Figure 1 Concept of a small fuel cell vehicle (FCM) based on ECOA The vehicle itself is a Toyota Motor vehicle. Renovated vehicle luggage storage area