Carmakers Hold Steady on Fuel-Cell EV Sales Despite Norway Blast

By [email protected] Automakers are still selling fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) in Norway despite a blast that wrecked a hydrogen filling station on Monday, sources confirmed.

Toyota and Hyundai were widely reported to have suspended Norwegian FCEV sales on Monday after hydrogen ignited and created a pressure wave that ripped through a station operated by Nel Hydrogen in Kjørbo, outside Oslo, injuring two.

But Toyota Motor Europe senior manager of corporate communications Mark Mildon told GTM that both carmakers had simply suspended deliveries, since all four hydrogen filling stations in the country had closed pending the outcome of accident investigations.

“We continue to sell hydrogen vehicles,”

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