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Hydrogen Benz

December 12, 2009, 4:11 AM
“Fuel cells are highly interesting bits of tech. We’ve followed Mercedes’ efforts in this arena, from the practical B-Class F-Cell shown above to the the fanciful F-Cell Roadster concept, so we’re excited to hear the Germans say they’re bringing a fuel cell powered B-Class to 'select customers' in Europe and America next spring. When it hits the road next year, the hydrogen-hungry B-Class will be the first series-produced fuel cell EV on the road. Yes, with only 200 planned it is a small-scale production run. But it is worth noting the cars will be coming to both Europe and America within a few months.”

Hydrogen Benz

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