India's first green hydrogen fuel-cell EV launched

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The Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways has launched India's first green hydrogen-based advanced fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV), Toyota Mirai on 16 March 2022 in New Delhi. 

  • Mirai in Japanese means  future.

  • It is powered by Hydrogen fuel cell battery and is capable of providing a range upto 650 km in a single charge, with refuelling time of five minutes. 

  • Hydrogen is considered as the most environment friendly fuel where there is zero carbon emissions. It discharges water from its tail pipe or exhaust.

  • Toyota Motor company of Japan has a joint venture with Kirloskar in India and the company is called as Toyota Kirloskar Motor ltd.

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