Hydrogen Station Prepares for Converted Priuses

The vehicles and station are part of a $7 million South Coast Air Quality Management District pilot program to reduce air pollution in the region.

Published: 27-Jan-2006

Riverside on Wednesday will become the first city in the Inland area to run a 24-hour hydrogen-vehicle fueling station that's open to the public.

Don't expect long lines.

Hydrogen automobiles are not for sale in the United States. The only ones on the road are test vehicles or automobiles that private parties have converted. Martin Bowman, Riverside's fleet-operations manager, guessed there are fewer than 200 in the nation.


LA couple lease Honda FCX fuel cell car in a grandiose experiment to demonstrate feasibility of the technology, except the local fire department won't let them use the hydrogen home refueling station Honda installed.

The eP-Ice Bear ice resurfacer is ideal for indoor use due to its zero-emissions powertrain that produces only water as a byproduct.

Controlled Hydrogen Fleet and Infrastructure Demonstration and Validation Project will include two other field test sites in California.


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