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Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL Provides Water Supply For Stars During Death Valley Trip

Peter Parcon February 2, 2014

Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL Provides Water Supply For Stars During Death Valley Trip

A video was posted recently showing Hollywood stars Joshua Jackson and Diane Kruger relying on the Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL for the water supply in the two days they spent in Death Valley, according to a report from the official website of Mercedes-Benz. The two stars are fans of the F-CELL and have used the vehicle for over two years already.

Kruger revealed that they were followers of the fuel cell. It is a vehicle that is easy to use and does not restrict daily mobility requirements. She added that they did not encounter any problems with their water supply in Death Valley as the vehicle only takes three minutes to fill up the tank and has a range of around four hundred kilometers. It also offers zero emissions, which is perfect for them.

The stars relied on the Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL for their supply of water for cooking and drinking while at Death Valley.

The vehicle is the initial series production fuel cell electric vehicle produced by the luxury vehicle manufacturer. It demonstrates the potential of using hydrogen as the main source of fuel. The adoption of the new vehicle by two Hollywood stars delighted the company and highlighted the benefits of using electric vehicles, according to Daimler AG Board Member Dr. Thomas Weber.

Three Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell vehicles were used at the 2011 Mercedes-Benz Word Drive. The vehicles drove 30,000 kilometers across fourteen countries located on four continents to provide a convincing proof of the viability of the use of the technology. One of the persons who took part of the 125-day journey was Joshua Jackson.

In addition to nearly two hundred B-Class F-CELL vehicles, three Sprinter vans, sixty A-Class F-CELL, and nearly sixty buses were brought by Daimler AG into the market. It demonstrated the limitless durability and viability in the use of fuel cell technology.

The US market already has around seventy Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL vehicles covering over 1.6 million kilometers, which saved around 113,500 liters of fuel and nearly 270 tons of carbon dioxide.

 


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