Hydrogen-Powered Toyota Mirai Wins World Green Car of 2016

The Toyota Mirai was awarded the title of 2016 World Green Car at the New York International Auto Show last month, with the Prius hybrid trailing in second place.

The hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has a significant advantage in green-ness over the Prius, when taking into consideration the scoring based on tailpipe emissions and use of advanced power technology.

While everyone's favorite hybrid car has very low CO2 emissions, the only thing coming out of the Mirai's tailpipe is water.

Hydrogen also has the potential to be our clean fuel of the future, because it can be derived from sustainable sources, like composted manure.

"Just as Prius changed the world nearly 20 years ago, the hydrogen-powered Mirai is ready to make history," says Bill Fay, Group Vice President - General Manager, Toyota Division. "With a range of over 300 miles per tank, a refueling time of under five minutes, and emissions that consist only of water vapor, Mirai is leading the world forward toward a more sustainable future."

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