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F-Cell World Drive Completes 30,000 Km Journey

Mercedes in Stuttgart welcomed its two globe-trotting B-Class F-Cell vehicles after the pair’s successful 30,000 km journey. A trio of B-Class F-Cell cars initially set off from the European continent but an accident last May resulted in one vehicle being left by the wayside. The drive went through four continents and 14 countries, and with this accomplishment, the German manufacturer has proved that hydrogen-fueled cars are as viable and reliable as other types of cars, and not just electric cars. What proved to be lacking was the infrastructure for hydrogen-fueled cars. Even Mercedes admits that this deficit will need to be addressed before hydrogen cars become a viable means of… Continue Reading »


F-Cell World Drive Reaches European Continent

Despite an incident in Kazakhstan which left one of the cars unable to continue, the Mercedes F-Cell World Drive has soldiered on to the point that it is now on its final leg of its epic journey around the world. The remaining F-Cell hydrogen-powered cars are now on the European continent, where the event is scheduled to culminate when it reaches Stuttgart on June 1. At that point, the remaining duo will have covered 30,000 kilometers in 125 days. Powering these cars is a system comprising a 136 horsepower electric motor with 290 Nm of torque. The range of this F-Cell car is 400 kilometers, or 250 miles, before needing… Continue Reading »


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