Honda Clarity FCEV and PHEV models cease production


The EV model of the vehicle has already finished production and now others will be phased out.

The Honda Clarity electric vehicle model has already seen the end of production, and it will soon be joined by the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) and Rechargeable Hydrogen Electric Vehicle (PHEV) version.

According to the company, the FCEV and PHEV models will cease production in August 2021.

The Honda Clarity electric vehicle ended last year. According to the automaker (stock symbol TYO 7267), the models currently available will still be available for lease until 2022. So far this year, the company has sold 1,896 units of the vehicle. Total sales of the car last year only reached 4,215 units. This is a substantial drop from 2019, when it sold 11,654 units.

Honda’s figures do not include the hydrogen fuel cell version of the car, as it is available exclusively for rental in some states. That said, the company said production through August 2021 will provide enough vehicles for consumers looking to lease the FCEV until the end of next year.

Without the Honda Clarity, the only US FCEV options will be the Toyota Mirai and the Hyundai Nexo.

The automaker has not hinted that it intends to replace the vehicle lines that ended in August. That said, a new EV SUV model that uses GM’s Ultium batteries will begin rolling out for the 2024 model year. In addition, the company has also committed to a goal of gradually increasing its electric vehicles and to hydrogen over the next twenty years.

Even without the Honda Clarity, the company said it would exclusively sell battery-powered and hydrogen-powered electric cars by 2040.

Only a handful of years ago, there were many more players in hydrogen fuel cell cars among the major automakers. That said, many have backed off from FCEVs in favor of electric batteries. Honda Clarity - Renewable Hydrogen News - Pick it up here and save the oceanmodels from the personal vehicle category. The H2, however, has had considerable appeal on larger vehicles, such as heavy vehicles and long-haul trucks.


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