Many of the first well thought out reviews about Mercedes Benz Hydrogen cars are finally coming out. And as the company offered good deals for workers interested in purchasing the car, our first opinions are coming a lot from people who had a hand in developing the vehicle, and the news is grim.
To put a long story short, the driving range on a single tank of hydrogen is impractically short for many people who have any length of commute, and the rarity of hydrogen refueling stations often forces Hydrogen vehicle drivers to go way off course just to try and make it to the destination. As the time has yet to come for upgrade to hydrogen fuel cells, click here to find parts for your fuel system which will help your Mercedes to be more efficient.
Here at CleanTechnica we’ve long taken a somewhat skeptical view of hydrogen-fuel-cell vehicles. For the most part, such vehicles have never seemed to make any kind of sense economically or practically (for general use, not niche use) when the numbers are looked into.
That’s all well and good, but the truth is that numbers simply don’t convince most people. Experiences do. With that in mind, one of the first adopters of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell — a small hydrogen fuel-cell hatchback sold in Germany — recently recounted his experiences with the vehicle over the last few years.
Notably, the driver in question, David Wenger, was actually the head of a 19-person firm that was involved in the development of the model’s powertrain — so his thoughts on the vehicle are probably particularly worth considering. Read More