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Report – Toyota’s FCV to be named Mirai


According to a source that has knowledge of the company plans, the $69,000 fuel-cell vehicle that Toyota will sell from 2015 could be named Mirai – which means future in Japanese. Danny Chen, a company spokesman, declined to comment on the speculation – although it’s supported by the company's decision to trademark the word in the US. The source though asked ...
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