R&D

Toyota has announced that it will enter a car powered with hydrogen in the five-hour-long Super Taikyu Race in Autopolis this year. The vehicle will be entered under the ORC ROOKIE Racing banner, and Toyota President Akio Toyoda will participate in the race as the driver Morizo. By entering a hydrogen-powered vehicle that uses green hydrogen produced locally in Kyushu, Toyota intends to further strengthen the hydrogen-centered partnerships it enjoys with other industries in Kyushu.
  • August 5, 2021
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The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation, DFG) and the U.S. National Science Foundation have announced a collaborative award of over €600,000 to the Technical University of Darmstadt and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The grant has been awarded for a period of three years to enable the two universities to explore more efficient methods of producing green hydrogen.
  • July 29, 2021
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