Toyota unveils hydrogen-powered ‘city of the future’

Toyota has unveiled plans to build a “city of the future” powered by hydrogen fuel cells at the base of Mount Fuji in Japan.

Called Woven City, the Japanese car giant said the 175-acre site will become a “living laboratory” and serve as a home to full-time residents and researchers who will be able to test and develop technologies such as autonomy, robotics, personal mobility, smart homes and artificial intelligence in a real-world environment.

It will be populated by 2,000 Toyota Motor Corporation employees and their families, retired couples, retailers, visiting scientists, and industry partners.

Groundbreaking for the site is planned for early 2021.

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