Toyota Motor To Assemble Fuel Cell Modules At Kentucky Plant In 2023

Starting in 2023, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky will begin assembling integrated dual fuel cell or FC modules destined for use in hydrogen-powered, heavy-duty commercial trucks, the company said in a statement.

The dual fuel cell modules, which are a key component of an overall FC kit, weigh about 1,400 pounds and can deliver up to 160kW of continuous power.

The FC kit also includes a high voltage battery, electric motors, transmission and hydrogen storage assembly from top-tier suppliers.

The second-generation fuel cell system is necessary for a carbon neutral future. It delivers over 300 miles of range at a full load weight of 80,000 lbs.

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