Hydrogen Motor

Toyota FCHV-BUS

Toyota FCHV-BUS (2006)

Specifically, the FCHV-BUS (short for "fuel cell hybrid vehicle bus") will cover the entire "Tokoname Bus Route", from the "Chitahanda" stop to the route's terminal "Centrair" stop, as well as a circular route on the airport's man-made island. The bus will be operated by Chitanoriai Co., Ltd. (Chitanoriai), with which TMC and Hino teamed up to operate the bus from March 9 to 22 around Centrair as part of the Fuel Cell Vehicle Practical Application Promotion Project of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT).
Furthermore, with the cooperation of Chubu Sky Support Co., Ltd. (CSS), two units of the FCHV-BUS will be used by CSS to shuttle passengers between Centrair's passenger terminal and airplanes on the tarma

Toyota FCHV-BUS

Toyota FCHV-BUS
Engine/Motor Hino Blue Ribbon City (low-floor commuter bus)
Power output 80kW x 2
Torque 260Nm x 2
0-100 km  
Top speed 80km/h
Range --

For reference

* The National Traffic Safety and Environment Laboratory, which serves as the main institution conducting research for the Fuel Cell Vehicle Practical Application Promotion Project of the MLIT, made an appeal to private companies in January 2006 to find companies interested in public road-testing of fuel cell buses. TMC and Hino jointly responded and were selected.
* The Japan Automobile Research Institute, which is promoting the JHFC under METI, made an appeal in April of 2006 for third party participant companies and organizations to run a fleet of fuel cell vehicles. TMC and Hino responded jointly and were selected.

Toyota FCHV-BUS

Toyota FCHV-BUS




















Vehicle Name FCHV-BUS
Base platform Hino Blue Ribbon City (low-floor commuter bus)
Overall length / width / height 10,515 / 2,490 / 3,360mm
Maximum speed 80km/h
Occupant capacity Route bus: 62 people / Passenger transfer bus: 63 people
Fuel cell Name Toyota FC Stack
Type Polymer electrolyte
Output 90kW x 2
Motor Type Permanent magnet
Maximum output 80kW x 2
Maximum torque 260N-m x 2
Fuel Type Hydrogen
Storage system High-pressure hydrogen storage tanks
Maximum storage pressure 35Mpa
Battery Type Nickel-metal hydride