Hydrogen powered Mercedes draws a crowd


A number of British politicians lined-up to drive a new hydrogen powered car – the Mercedes Benz B Class F CELL.

Accompanying the vehicle was Air Products’ hydrogen fuelling station which also drew gazes. Indeed, both exhibited the very imminent possibility of hydrogen powered eco-travel.

Policymakers, including the Transport Minister Norman Baker, were given the opportunity to drive the F-CELL on the roads around Parliament. They alsio caught glimpses of the Air Products hydrogen fuelling station, which promises to fill up the vehicle in under four minutes.

Diana Raine, Air Products, Hydrogen Energy Systems said, “It was great to give the Transport Minister, and so many other policymakers, an opportunity to see this hydrogen transport technology in person. The technology Air Products and Daimler have brought to Parliament today is at the forefront of efforts to develop a hydrogen transport infrastructure for the UK.” 

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