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I'm sick and tired of car companies putting all their resources into far fetched hydrogen research at the expense of present day practical solutions for improving mileage. This is just a marketing stunt.
 

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The only reason I can think of that companies are wasting time and money on hydrogen is the ZEV law in California.

IIRC, California will soon REQUIRE a car company to produce a ZEV in order to sell ANY vehicle in the state. Since California is about the 8th largest economy in the world, no big time car manufacturer wants to be frozen out!

So the hydrogen car from Honda is in my opinion simply a cop out to fulfill that requirement even though no one will ever buy one. They will lease it at $600 / month to a select group of Hollywood insiders at a huge loss in order to stay in the market and to get a lot of feel good publicity.

Its all a big marketing scam.
The auto companies sued CARB to remove battery electrics from the ZEV mandate. Now all CARB talks about is hydrogen, just like they wanted. It's all utter bull****.
 
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