- Published in issue 2/2020 on page 58
Has the Hydrogen Car Lost Out on the Electric Car or Will There Be a Comeback?
It seemed to be an exciting race, the car running on hydrogen versus the one running entirely on electricity. Until the sheer tension took a disastrous turn. In Sandvika, near Oslo, a high-pressure tank at a hydrogen fuel station exploded in mid-2019. Two motorists were lightly injured by the pressure wave, but this could have ended completely differently with the hydrogen stored under high pressure in the tanks. What does this mean for the race between the hydrogen car and the EV?