Toyota vs. Tesla: Can Hydrogen Beat the Battery EV?

Let’s take the comments Musk made last year about electric cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells — a competing technology to his battery-powered EVs. He called fuel cells “bull_ _ _ _,” saying they were just marketing ploys by automakers. Meanwhile, Toyota is steadily moving forward with its first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, called “Mirai.” You can buy it in Japan early next year, or wait until summer in the U.S.