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Wed Oct 8, 2014, 07:50 PM

Mercedes-Benz fuel cell electric vehicle cracks 300,000 kilometre mark

Autocar Pro News Desk Oct 08, 2014

With more than 300,000 kilometres, a B-class F-Cell from the current fuel cell electric vehicle fleet of Mercedes-Benz has achieved a continuous running record under normal everyday conditions.

The world's unique and still running test show that fuel cell cars are reliable even under extreme stress and over several years. For this achievement, Daimler AG was honored with the f-cell Award 2014 and therefore was, for the third time, convincing with its developments in the field of fuel cell technology in the competition for the Fuel Cell Innovation Award. "The test is a step in the direction of series-ready application of the fuel cell drive train", says the jury comprising of experts from economics, science and politics.

Produced under series production conditions, the Mercedes-Benz B-class F- Cell has already been in day-to-day use with customers in the European and American markets since 2010. Today, the total mileage of the Daimler fuel cell fleet, which now numbers more than 300 vehicles, including numerous research vehicles, reaches far more than 9 million kilometres...
MORE: http://www.autocarpro.in/news-international/mercedes-benz-fuel-cell-electric-vehicle-cracks-300-kilometre-mark-6486

Published on Jan 31, 2014

What happens when Hollywood stars Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson are trying to survive in the desert only by the water produced by their Mercedes F-CELL car? Driving the fuel cell technology on a daily basis in Hollywood, the film stars Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson have become enthusiastic about the potential that the fuel cell technology offers. The film explains the advantages of the F-CELL technology on a trip in California's Death Valley, one of the hottest and driest places on earth. Read more on http://www5.mercedes-benz.com/en/innovation/crossing-the-desert-with-the-b-class-f-cell/

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