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Jack Nicholson driving a hydrogen car ... in 1978

Here's a blast from the past.
Jack is one of the few celebrities that BMW hasn't given a Hydrogen 7 to for a few days. Maybe that's because Mr. Nicholson isn't impressed with hydrogen technology in 2008. Why wouldn't he be impressed? Well, he he was cruising the streets of Hollywood using (somewhat) similar technology thirty years ago. The Chevy in question has been modified to burn hydrogen in an ICE instead of gasoline and, for extra green points, the hydrogen was made using solar power. Pay attention to how hopeful Nicholson sounds when he talks about how the political world would change if we shifted from gasoline to hydrogen. Have we made any progress in the last three decades?

Watch the video after the jump. Thanks to Nick for the tip!

[Source: YouTube]

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