Imagine an electric car
that makes its own electricity.

The road to zero-emission mobility starts here.

The future doesn't belong to the internal combustion engine. The future is electric, but while plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles are great steps forward on that journey, they're not the only answer: Mercedes-Benz is working hard to harness the power of the most abundant element in the known universe. In other words, zero-emission hydrogen power.

The great thing is that we're nearly there. For 20 years,
Mercedes-Benz has refined the science and engineering behind hydrogen fuel cells; our first filled an entire van, but today, it's compact enough to fit unnoticed in a small car. That car is the B-Class F-CELL and not only is it real, it's available for lease right now in select markets.

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Fuel Cell Drive Technology

Sustainable mobility for the long road ahead.

Where do you find the fuel for the next 125 years? The universe's single most abundant element is a good place to start. F-CELL drive converts compressed hydrogen—estimated to make up 74% of the known universe—into electricity. This electricity then powers an electric motor, delivering spirited performance and a range of around 190 miles, all while returning the equivalent of over
50 highway mpg and emitting nothing but water vapor. More than just a new way of moving society forward, F-CELL is a preview of a future unconstrained by range anxiety, nonrenewable fuels and worrisome emissions.

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Introducing the B-Class F-CELL

A new kind of performance.

Advanced performance, from the appliance of science.

A lively 134 hp, a range of around 190 miles, no harmful emissions and all you have to do is press the accelerator. Like its hydrogen fuel, driving the B-Class F-CELL comes naturally.

Groundbreaking safety with technology to match.

Like any Mercedes-Benz, the B-Class F-CELL comes with a full suite of safety features such as Electronic Stability Control and ABS with Brake Assist, plus eight airbags and 24-hour roadside assistance.

A comfortable application of disruptive technology.

The B-Class F-CELL is a milestone in the evolution of the automobile, but it's still a Mercedes-Benz. That means world-class comfort and craftsmanship, along with technology and a commitment to the best or nothing.

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The B-Class F-CELL
Pilot Program

The true test is the real world.

Regardless of how much time we've spent testing it, the ultimate trial of the B-Class F-CELL is how it performs in the real world. And along with a select group of Mercedes-Benz customers, that's exactly what we're doing right now on the streets of the Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay areas.


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Do you have what it takes?

To make the most of our B-Class F-CELL Pilot Program, we need the right mix of the right kinds of people behind the wheel. That's why we have all driver candidates answer a series of questions during the application process. Once that's done, we'll contact you shortly to let you know if the B-Class F-CELL is a good fit.

Your Interest

Why are you interested in the B-Class F-CELL? What do you imagine doing with it?

Your Vehicle Usage

How many miles do you travel per day? What's your typical commute time? Would you take the B-Class F-CELL on long journeys? Will the B-Class F-CELL be your primary vehicle?

Your Location

Do you live within a reasonable distance of a hydrogen fueling station?


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Pilot Program Leasing Options

The new car pilot program has ended. A
pre-owned program is under development. If you are interested in a pre-owned B-Class F-CELL, please apply via the link below, and indicate your interest in a "Pre-owned" model in the
"why interested" field.

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3 McDonnell Road
Millbrae, CA 94030

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