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[–]Chop_Chop[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

I'm confident even Toyota as one of the last players of hydrogen cars will end their silliness once they can't compete with battery-electrics from all the other manufacturers.

"Confident" or not, it's almost as if you simply cannot process what this guy is saying

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZsjcEDOQ3A

Or this guy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRr6rBV9lZU

To me, it seems like some indefinite excuse to continue production of internal combustion engine cars.

Of course it does, because you know nothing about today's hydrogen industry. Even if hydrogen cars vanished tomorrow, there are hydrogen drones, trains, trucks, forklifts, ships and more. You have just begun to hear about it. Or, you could plug your ears and continue reading websites that also know nothing about it.

[–]hajamieli 1 insightful - 2 fun1 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 2 fun -  (1 child)

If someone's plugging their ears, it's you. The hydrogen stuff you see in Japan is about burining the very polluting shale in order to make hydrogen via electricity of it. They think they have something like a new coming of the oil industry in there, but it's really a misguided and stupid idea since hydrogen doesn't store well and therefore transport of it is downright idiotic. Meanwhile, they have loss leader cars at limited quantities for places like California only, where they're highly irrelevent anyway. Batteries can store a charge for up to years and are an order of magnitude more efficient, whereas you'd have to find a shitload of new powerplants for the lossy and moronic way hydrogen economy works.

[–]Chop_Chop[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Meanwhile, they have loss leader cars at limited quantities for places like California only

Air Products brings first hydrogen fuel station to Saudi Arabia
https://www.lvb.com/air-products-brings-first-hydrogen-fuel-station-saudi-arabia/

Batteries can store a charge for up to years

Not only are you ignorant about H2, apparently you don't know much about batteries either. Try leaving your Tesla at an airport for 3 weeks and then report back on the range available.

whereas you'd have to find a shitload of new powerplants for the lossy and moronic way hydrogen economy works.

Waste of time. Good luck with your batteries - and no you aren't going to bury dead ones in my backyard. Tesla's are throwaway cars because who is going to spend $12-15k on a replacement battery when the existing one has a range of ~80 miles?