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Video: Helen Mirren tries out the Chevrolet fuel cell Equinox

Helen Mirren in a fuel cell Equinox – Click above to watch video Sam Abuelsamid

Project Driveway moves hydrogen Chevrolet Equinox over to business fleets

Now that over a million miles have been put on the 100+ Chevrolet Equinox fuel cell vehicles that make up Project Driveway, GM is changing the focus from individual customer test drives to business fleets. As Green Car Advisor points out, the s

Editorial: Henderson's fuel cell 10X cost comments are out of context

The other day we reported on an interview with General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson published in the Washington Post. While most of the discussion focused on the bailout and bankruptcy, from the perspective of this site, the main items of interest were Henderson's responses to questions

Full water ahead: GM reminds us that hydrogen is a "key" long-term solution

Not that we really expect to hear anything different from GM, but even with the company's most vocal hydrogen proponent Larry Burns set to retire, The General is sticking to the line that it is committed to bringing H2 vehicles to market. Beth Lowery, GM vice president of environment, energy and safety policy, posted to the Sebastian Blanco

GM delivers 100th fuel cell Chevy Equinox for Project Driveway

It's been just over a year since General Motors launched its Project Driveway fuel cell field test program. In the 14 months the program has been putting fuel cell powered Chevy Equinoxes in the hands of regular customers, those drivers have accumulated 500,000 miles on the vehicles. Over 3,400 people have gotten behind the wheel, either as part of the project's two month loans or during drives that are held as pa

GM updates us on Project Driveway

Click above for more shots of the GM HydroGen4 fuel cell Equinox

Driving impressions of the fuel cell Chevy Equinox

Here in the Ann Arbor office of ABG we don't have access to a public hydrogen filling station yet. The only ones around here at the EPA national testing lab, the NextEnergy Center in Detroit and at various automakers facilities. That means that we're not eligible to get one of GM's Project Driveway fuel cell Equinoxes. We've driven it (full disclosure: In my previous life working as an engineer I was involved in developing the brake system on the FC Equinox so I've spent plenty of time in them)

GM and Clean Energy to open hydrogen station near LAX

General Motors is announcing a new partnership today with Clean Energy to install a hydrogen filling station near Los Angeles International Airport. Clean Energy is a California-based company that currently operates 170 compressed natural gas filling stations around the country and the new LAX hydrogen station will be on the same site with a CNG station. The new LAX station to be operated by Clean Energy will be available to participants in GM's Project Driveway fuel cell field test program. Acc

Project Driveway participant starts a blog on Popular Mechanics

General Motor's Project Driveway campaign began late last year and is expected to continue on for a total of three years. A few of the participants have spoken about their experiences with the hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicles, and now one of them will be blogging on Jeremy Korzeniewski

GM will provide the fuel cell Equinoxes to customers for free

General Motors is planning to start handing over keys to fuel cell powered Equinoxes to customers of their Project Driveway program in just a few weeks' time and, unlike Honda, they don't plan on charging drivers for the privilege. GM is building up to 150 of the hydrogen-fueled crossovers for what is probably the biggest fuel cell vehicle fleet test to date.

Find out if you are eligible to participate in GM's Project Driveway

This fall GM will be kicking off their Project Driveway program to put fuel cell powered Chevrolet Equinoxes in the hands of customers in various parts of the United States. Right now GM is wrapping up final calibration on the hydrogen fueled crossover and will begin production of 100+ examples within the next few months. The program will initially be available only in the New York City and Washington DC areas and in Southern California, since those areas currently have the greatest number of hy

GM to build world's largest fuel cell fleet

Amidst the big news last week regarding the Chevy Sequel fuel cell vehicle, General Motors announced they will build the world's largest fuel cell fleet to date. Dubbed Project Driveway, the fleet will be comprised of more than 100 Chevrolet Equinox SUVs converted to run on hydrogen. According to a press release, GM's aim is to "provide com