B-Class F-CELL World Drive
In 2011, Mercedes is celebrating the 125th anniversary of the first “motor wagen” patent by making a 125 day global trek with three advanced Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL cars to highlight the real-world benefits of fuel cell vehicles and the need for a global hydrogen refuelling infrastructure. The zero-emission cars arrived in Vancouver Canada on March 17, 2011 as part of a tour which is travelling to over 14 countries and clocking more than 30,000 kilometres.
Fuel Cell Manufacturing Facility in Vancouver
Mercedes-Benz Canada announced on March 17, 2011 that it will manufacture fuel cell stacks at a new facility adjacent to AFCC’s current headquarters in Burnaby, British Columbia. This manufacturing plant is a significant milestone toward Mercedes’ goal of selling pollution-free vehicles.