When lifelong car enthusiast Raoul Renaud test drove a Honda Clarity Fuel Cell back in 2016, he just knew he had to have one.
For nearly five years he’d endured the limitations of battery cars – the less than 100-mile range, the slow charging and the small size – and the hydrogen car in front of him solved all these problems, promising 300+ mile range and five-minute refuelling.
“Moving to a fuel cell car was a no brainer,” the retired former California Energy Commission attorney tells H2 View. “With hydrogen, your behaviour doesn’t change.”
“You don’t have to figure out how to charge your car at home overnight and if you’re at work in the middle of the day and something comes up where suddenly you need to drive some distance, you don’t need to wait an hour or so while your car recharges at a ‘quick’ charger.”
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