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Seven-Eleven Japan and Toyota Start Studies on Energy Conservation and CO2 Emissions Reduction in Distribution and at Stores
Introducing Fuel Cell Trucks and Fuel Cell Power Generators to Promote Hydrogen Utilization

TOKYO, Aug 9, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Seven-Eleven Japan Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation have concluded a basic agreement for studies on energy conservation and CO2 emissions reduction in convenience store distribution and operation. The two companies aim to contribute to the realization of a low-carbon and hydrogen-based society in the future, by way of introducing vehicles and power generators to be newly developed by Toyota that use hydrogen.

Specific Themes for Studies on Energy Conservation and CO2 Emissions Reduction

Distribution

Fuel cell trucks, in which the refrigeration/freezer unit, and the truck itself, are powered by fuel cells, will be introduced as refrigerator/freezer trucks for stores with the goal of reducing CO2 emissions.

Store Operation

An energy management system, combining already-installed solar power generators and the items listed below, will be introduced to enable greater energy conservation and CO2 emissions reduction.

1) Introduction of stationary hydrogen generator utilizing an automotive fuel cell unit

Under consideration is the utilization of a fuel cell power generator as a power source at stores with hydrogen stations.

2) Introduction of stationary rechargeable batteries utilizing rechargeable batteries for automobiles

A stationary rechargeable battery system which uses rechargeable automobile batteries will be introduced to stores and may be used as an emergency power source during disasters, in addition to possible applications for energy conservation and CO2 emissions reduction.

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About Toyota

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) is the global mobility company that introduced the Prius hybrid-electric car in 1997 and the first mass-produced fuel cell sedan, Mirai, in 2014. Headquartered in Toyota City, Japan, Toyota has been making cars since 1937. Today, Toyota proudly employs 370,000 employees in communities around the world. Together, they build around 10 million vehicles per year in 29 countries, from mainstream cars and premium vehicles to mini-vehicles and commercial trucks, and sell them in more than 170 countries under the brands Toyota, Lexus, Daihatsu and Hino. For more information, please visit www.toyota-global.com.

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Toyota Motor Corporation
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Aug 9, 2017 15:13 HKT/SGT
Source: Toyota

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Automotive, Energy
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