Toyota plans to build the Mirai Fuel Cell vehicle at the factory of LFA
The Toyota’s plant produces the supercar Lexus LFA will start to launch the Mirai –the fuel cell vehicle powering hydrogen.
According to the auto manufacturer, the factory produced about 500 Lexus LFA models per year will be able to launch not less than 700 Mirai cars annually.
Moreover, that plant might be also used to produce different carbon fiber elements for both brands Lexus and Toyota cars. As it had been known, the carmaker launched here limited number of the carbon fiber bikes.
The first reason why Toyota has chosen the exactly plant for the Mirai production is an ability to conduct not only high automated but hands-on process of working. At the same time, that is also a reason why the production is planned to be limited.
Currently, there is a difficulty –lack and shortage of hydrogen refueling infrastructure. The Japanese auto manufacturer arranged with some firms including in the U.S. to build hydrogen refueling stations.
The novelty is expected to come on sale next year as a car of 2016 model year. Already, the prices has been announced, which is planned to be started from 57,500 dollars.
More details and information will be shared when there will be an official debut and first drive, then.
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