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Hollywood Stars Defy Death Valley in Mercedes Fuel Cell Car

Hollywood stars Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson take Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell fuel cell car into California's Death Valley to see if they can live off the water it produces.

Published: 01-Feb-2014

For more than two years the Hollywood stars Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson have been enthusiastic drivers of the B-Class F-CELL, whose only emission is pure water. But they are not the only ones: The Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL is becoming a popular and treasured endurance runner. In the USA alone, an F-CELL fleet made up of some 70 vehicles has covered more than 1.6 million kilometres – saving around 113,500 litres of fuel and almost 270 tonnes of carbon dioxide in the process.

A total of around 200 vehicles have been with customers in the USA and Europe since 2010 and one of these vehicles already has 315,000 kilometres on the clock.

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