An upcoming report from Information Trends, the market research, consulting and advisory services firm based in the Washington D.C., has confirmed that by year-end 2017, a total of 6,475 hydrogen (H2) fuel cell vehicles have been sold globally since 2013 when the vehicles first became available commercially.
The report, ‘Global Market for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, 2018’, states that over 50% of these vehicles were sold in California making the state a model of success in the deployment of the technology. Of the remaining countries, the lion’s share went to Japan which is at the forefront of H2 station deployments.
Among automakers, Toyota has been reported as the most successful, accounting for over 75% of the sales. Moreover, H2 fuel cell vehicle sales in 2017 were more than double the total sales in the previous years.
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