Toyota Fuel Cell vehicle technology

September 13, 2004 – Lou Ann Hammond, and Bill Reinert of Toyota Motor Corporation talk about Fuel Cell vehicle technology with syndicated ABC radio network host John Batchelor.

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He’s also concerned with what we call well to wheels. Well to Wheels is the term the auto industry uses to describe the time, or dollar amount, the raw fuel is abstracted from the ground (or hydrogen is produced) to the point it’s energy is translated into motion at the wheel of the vehicle. Reinert is most concerned with the well to wheel thermal efficiency. So far, well to wheel thermal efficiency is last for hydrogen.

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.

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