Owners

Once you’ve had a fuel-cell car, you don’t go back to internal combustion. That’s the message from three California early adopters, two in the Honda FCX Clarity and one in the Toyota Mirai. Karen Thorp and Jackie Keller have been fortunate enough to lease Honda FCX Claritys for the past several years. Now they’re...

Bill Holloway loves the Mercedes-Benz B-Class hydrogen car that he’s been driving for nearly two years. When he was offered the chance to lease the B-Class in 2013, he jumped at it. “I just love the utility of the thing,” he said. “When it became available, I said I’m in. I never even test drove it.” Since then, in...

In 2010, Mercedes-Benz delivered a new B-Class F-Cell hydrogen car to its first U.S. customer, Vance Van Petten, executive director of the Producers Guild of America. According to Van Petten at the time, “As a long-time environmental advocate and supporter of sustainable production and eco-friendly transport, I’m...

Builder Jim Salomon of Newport Beach, California, the third person to lease a Honda FCX Clarity back in 2009, is still driving one—his third car—six years later. During a recent transition period while waiting for an FCX delivery, he deeply felt its absence—even though his garage also includes everything from a 1963...