February 4, 2020
Toyota Motor announced on February 3, 2020 that it developed a fuel cell system for maritime applications together with Toyota Motor Europe, which oversees Toyota’s European business. The developed fuel cell system has been installed in France’s Energy Observer, which aims to sail around the world with renewable energy. Toyota Motor Europe has developed a compact FC system for ships using components mounted on the hydrogen fuel cell car MIRAI. The higher output and more efficient operation of Energy Observer were realized by installing an FC system on the Energy Observer.