During Phase 2 of the JHFC project, we expanded the coverage area to Chubu and Kansai region, and started collecting data by third-party fleet tests. We also continued further studies for the full-scale mass production and dissemination of FCVs.

Project Term

FY 2006 - 2010


  • Japan Petroleum Energy Center
    *Since FY2009-
    zip code 105-0001 4-3-9 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Japan Automobile Research Institute FC-EV Research Division
    zip code 105-0012 1-1-30 Shibadaimon, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • Engineering Advancement Association of Japan
    zip code 105-0003 1-4-6 Nishishinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • The Japan Gas Association
    *Since FY2009-
    zip code 105-0001 1-15-12 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo


  1. To clarify the remaining issues under the actual use conditions
  2. To collect data to develop regulations, codes, and standards
  3. To formulate and implement public relations and education strategies for dissemination and promotion
  4. To verify the energy saving (fuel economy) and environmental impact
  5. To identify technology and policy trends

of FCVs, fuel cell powered small vehicles and hydrogen ICVs as well as hydrogen infrastructures

Participating Vehicles

JHFC Operating hydrogen stations

JHFC Cooperative hydrogen stations