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2018 GLC F-Cell: What the future of hydrogen looks like

A practical, hydrogen-powered SUV? This is it.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell
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 This is the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell
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 It's slated to hit US dealerships by the end of 2019. 

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the F-Cell differs from the GLC in one big way: It runs on hydrogen. 

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But thanks to a sizable battery pack, it can drive a decent ways on only electricity. 

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 Hydrogen goes in here. 

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 Electricity goes in here. 

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Then you can drive up to 30 miles, even if you're a long ways away from the nearest hydrogen station. 

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Otherwise, the car looks to be generally unaffected by the change. 

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 It should be just as practical as it was before. 

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Though likely quite a bit more expensive... exactly how much remains to be seen. 

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