Tokyo R&D Co., Ltd.: Japan's first *1 development of small fuel cell bus

16 July 2020

Tokyo R&D Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President: Ryota Okamura) has received a business consignment from Niigata Prefecture. We have decided to develop a small fuel cell bus.

The small fuel cell bus will be developed by modifying the base diesel vehicle. In the second year of Reiwa, vehicle design, system design, and vehicle development will be carried out.
The purpose of this project is to develop a small fuel cell bus that is not manufactured by a major automobile manufacturer, mainly for the purpose of activating the prefecture's industry, improving the understanding of hydrogen energy, and reducing the environmental load, which Niigata Prefecture promotes. by and * 2 , in the vehicle specification, reflecting the results of the bus introduction Review conference was held in Ryowa based on year, in the vehicle development, we plan to advance the process while obtaining the cooperation of Niigata prefecture companies.

In addition, as a future plan, we will perform performance tests, running tests, and number acquisition of vehicles in the third year of Reiwa, and then we are currently studying with the aim of operation by Niigata Kotsu Co., Ltd. *3 .

The 1st "Small Fuel Cell Bus Introduction Study Meeting" will be held as follows.

The 1st “Small Fuel Cell Bus Introduction Review Meeting”
Date: Wednesday, July 22, 12:00, 14:00 to 16:00 (scheduled)
Venue: Niigata Prefectural Government Building 301 Meeting Room

* 1. Survey by the Company
* 2. Implemented in response to the adoption of the “Energy Structure Enhancement and Transformation Understanding Promotion Project” by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry * Agency for Natural Resources and Energy
* 3. Niigata Kotsu Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture)

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