Is the fuel cell the future of the car industry?
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In Japan, the world's first mass market fuel cell car has gone on sale. Toyota's Mirai, or "Future", recharges in less than five minutes, its electricity supply is produced on board and it emits only water vapour. Some are hoping this new generation of vehicles will be the future of private transport and even boost Japan's ailing economy. Our correspondents in Tokyo tell us more about the possibilities and challenges ahead.
Programme prepared by Elise Duffau and Patrick Lovett