Will Hydrogen Fuel Cell and Electric Cars Drive Us Into the Future?
The Mirai—Toyota’s hydrogen fuel cell car—will take to the roads starting next month. How do hydrogen fuel cells stack up against plug-in electric cars? Craig Scott, National Manager for Advanced Technologies for Toyota, and Levi Tillemann, author of The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the Future, dig under the hoods of this fleet of alternative fuel vehicles.
Levi Tilleman is a fellow at the New America Foundation and author of The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the Future (Simon & Schuster, 2015).
Craig Scott is National Manager for Advanced Technologies at Toyota Motor Sales, based in Torrance, California.
Alexa Lim was a senior producer for Science Friday. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.