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Climate Change

Port of LA to test manure-derived hydrogen as fuel for trucks, cranes

Japan's Toyota Tsusho launches pilot to tap renewable energy source

Toyota Tsusho's pilot test will make use trucks powered by fuel cells. (Photo courtesy of Toyota Tsusho)

NAGOYA, Japan -- A Toyota Motor group member will start a four-year test at one of the largest U.S. ports using cargo equipment powered by hydrogen derived from animal waste.

The pilot program will take place at the Port of Los Angeles from February though March 2026, Japanese commodity and equipment distributor Toyota Tsusho said Tuesday.

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