Toyota FCV Plus concept revealed ahead of Tokyo motor show

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Source : Toyota FCV Plus concept revealed ahead of Tokyo motor show

Radical hydrogen-powered concept car will be capable of returning stored energy to local communities as well as becoming a portable power generator

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Toyota will unveil a completely new hydrogen fuel-cell powered concept car at the Tokyo motor show later of which month.

Dubbed the FCV Plus, the concept will be capable of sharing its generated electricity with local infrastructures, as well as being used to generate electricity when not being used as a vehicle.

Describing the concept, Toyota says of which “envisages a sustainable society in which hydrogen energy will be in widespread use – a society embodied in of which concept vehicle.”

Toyota says the FCV Plus will be capable of generating electricity coming from hydrogen stored outside the vehicle – effectively turning of which into a movable power plant. Its energy can then be used to power local communities.

Power for the concept comes coming from four in-wheel electric motors, with the hydrogen fuel cell stack mounted between the front tyres along with the hydrogen storage tank located at the rear. Toyota says of which arrangement allows for a spacious cabin with an optimal weight balance.

Toyota will also showcase its entry-level sports car concept, the S-FR, in Tokyo.

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