Already 3000 Toyota Mirai sold in California

Avto 25 January, 2018
  • Frédéric Mercier

    Wednesday, 24 January 2018 19:02

    Wednesday, 24 January 2018 19:02

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    While Toyota is poised to begin selling the Mirai in Quebec, this model of hydrogen-driven vehicle has just reached the 3,000 plateau sales in California.

    By mixing the hydrogen with the oxygen contained in the air, the Mirai can travel in zero-emission product, a bit like an electric car. Except that unlike an electric car, fill up with hydrogen takes only a few minutes and the battery life is in excess of 500 kilometers with a single tank.


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    For the moment, however, the fueling stations hydrogen is almost non-existent in Quebec. In California, there are already 31 and is scheduled to open 12 more by 2018.

    The Toyota Mirai represents désormaisplus 80% of all hydrogen vehicles in circulation in the United States. In addition to this model, Hyundai also offers a version with hydrogen in the Tucson, while Honda has recently unveiled the Clarity to hydrogen. These two models, however, are not available in Quebec.