Toyota Mirai Sets 845-Mile Guinness World Record For Longest Fuel-Cell Electric Drive Without Refueling


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A Toyota Mirai has earned itself a Guinness World Record for the longest distance traveled by a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle without refueling. The car managed to travel 845 miles (1,360 km) on a loop of southern California in August.

Guinness World Records adjudicator Michael Empric was on hand to validate that the Mirai’s fuel tank was never opened during the drive, which took place over two days, August 23-24. The tank was only filled once, at the beginning of the tour, which took five minutes, reports the automaker.

The drive started at the Toyota Technical Center in Gardena, California with professional hypermiler Wayne Gerdes at the wheel and his co-pilot...READ MORE HERE