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Mercedes-Benz' B-Class F-Cell – a front-wheel drive, hydrogen-fed, compact sports tourer – is one of only a handful of fuel cell vehicles currently offered to the public by a major automaker. Before 2010 came to a close, the F-Cell hit U.S. soil with a lease price of $849 (plus tax) per month. Recently, M-B delivered two more F-Cells; one to the German Federal Ministry of Transport and the other handed over to NOW GmbH – Germany's National Organization of Hydrogen and Fuel Cell

Mercedes-Benz' investment of nearly 2 billion euros ($2.73 billion U.S. at the current exchange rate) into fuel-cell technology over the past 15 years will partially be paid back by those who agree to dish out $849 a month over three years (plus tax) to lease the automaker's hydrogen-fed B-Class F-Cell. In order to make the high price tag seem a bit more reasonable, the monthly fee includes fuel and insurance. Interestingly, Mercedes-Benz opened ordering for the F-Cell in early October, but wait

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A writer for the San Francisco Chronicle spent a few days in a Mercedes-Benz FCX fuel-cell car. Although he wanted to feel like a pioneer with the upcoming technology, he discovered that hydrogen fuel-cell cars are quite similar in most driving aspects to mainstream vehicles. There are the quiet operation and the adjustments for refueling, but Michael Taylor found the experience not unlike driving an electric vehicle (as AutoblogGreen readers should already know). One concern: driving in the rai