Hydrogen-powered Toyota Mirai beats Tesla with 312-mile range

Toyota’s hydrogen-powered Mirai can go 312 miles without needing a fuel refill, nabbing the previous title away from Tesla Model S’s 270-mile range.

At the 2015 Aspen Ideas Festival last week, Toyota announced its hydrogen-powered Mirai can achieve a range of 312 miles, marking the the most a zero-emissions car can reach to date.

The Mirai, named after the Japanese word for “future,” uses a fuel cell to convert hydrogen into electricity, which is used to power an electric motor. Thanks to the hydrogen usage, the only exhaust the Mirai produces is water vapor.

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