Elon called fuel cells BS. Toyota and others have continued to push them. A few years ago, Elon has said that in 5 years it will be totally obvious that fuel cells were not the right way to go. As he has done many times, it looks like his projections are coming to be. The oil companies have gotten out of the H2 distribution game, the H2 infrastructure parts providers are walking away from the market, and Toyota recently announced a big investment into EVs for a 2020 product launch. Here's the story of their birth, tribulations, and pending death.