Honda’s President Iwamura unveiling the FCX Clarity

Honda’s President Iwamura unveiling the FCX Clarity

The IRS announced in July that the hydrogen-powered Honda FCX fuel cell vehicle became eligible for the Qualified Fuel Cell Motor Vehicle Credit program. The credit is part of the federal Energy Policy Act of 2005. The FCX has been in use since 2002.

According to Phil Baxley, President, Shell Hydrogen LLC, in an interview with Lou Ann Hammond, said that, “hydrogen is a part of our economy now.” Shell’s first hydrogen station, Benning Road Retail Station in Washington D.C., was the first hydrogen dispenser at a retail gasoline station in the U.S.

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Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.

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