Toyota Announces 2003 Sale of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Highlander

Vehicle initially to be sold for 10 million Yen ($75,000) in Tokyo only where hydrogen infrastructure being developed.

Published: 25-Feb-2002

TOKYO (AP) - Toyota Motor Corp hopes to become the world's first automaker to launch a hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle for commercial use by marketing a car using the futuristic technology next year, a report said yesterday.

Toyota plans to start selling its environmentally friendly FCHV-4 in Tokyo by summer in 2003, the Tokyo Shimbun newspaper reported.

Fuel cell cars run on energy produced in a chemical reaction combining hydrogen and oxygen, making them virtually pollution-free.

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