Honda may mass produce FCX Clarity within 10 years

Two days ago Honda announced its first four FCX Clarity customers and the first fuel-cell vehicle dealership network in the U.S. According to Bloomberg, Honda may start mass production of the FCX Clarity fuel-cell car within the next 10 years.

“If we can bring costs down by a certain amount, I think we can start mass-production,” President Takeo Fukui said in an interview.

Honda is currently planning to lease about 200 FCX Clarity models in the U.S. and Japan over the next three years. Honda is only selling the car in cities with hydrogen refueling stations that are well-positioned to support the automakers growing base of FCX Clarity customers.

Leasing for the FCX Clarity starts at $600 a month. The 134-hp Honda FCX Clarity gets a combined fuel-economy of 74mpg according to EPA mileage estimates and car is capable of going 280 miles on one fill.

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Source: Bloomberg