A closer look at Mercedes-Benz's hydrogen-powered vehicle.
Mercedes-Benz's automotive history can be traced all the way back to the 1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen, which it claims as the first gasoline-powered automobile. Currently, the German luxury automaker offers a full lineup of vehicles in nearly every segment imaginable, from the pint-sized A-class up to the GLS-class three-row crossover. It even builds two cargo vans, the Sprinter and Metris.
Covered in LED-embedded mats and outfitted with cameras, an "invisible" fuel cell vehicle toured the streets of Germany to spread the gospel about Mercedes-Benz's hydrogen-powered car.
While Nissan and GM were racing to deliver their first electric and extended-range electric vehicles to customers this week, Mercedes quietly handed over the keys of an F-Cell hydrogen car to its new owner in California.
CNET Car Tech gets a chance encounter with a Mercedes-Benz F-Cell test vehicle.
A couple of years after Mercedes-Benz launches the second-generation F-Cell in 2014, it will launch a larger sedan or SUV based on an existing model.
Mercedes-Benz brings its new F-Cell fuel cell car to the Los Angeles Auto Show, and shows off split-view LCD technology and a new telematics service.