Currently reading: A decade behind EVs and twice the price – but hydrogen isn’t dead
Large manufacturers tell Autocar there's still hope for fuel cell vehicles, as they invest in alternative to battery power

Two recently shared facts from senior car maker executives have revealed the size of the mountain that hydrogen fuel cell EVs have to climb before they can fall in alongside battery EVs. 

Both are eye-opening but also from vehicle makers determined to make a go of the technology, not pure battery advocates putting the mockers on a potentially rivalling power source.

The first fact is from BMW Group CEO Oliver Zipse, who told journalists during the company’s third-quarter earnings briefing that FCEVs were “about 10 to 15 years behind the development of battery-driven cars”.

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