Stuttgart–Wolfgang Reimer leads by example and today accepted his company car with fuel cell and plug-in hybrid technology, the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL at the hydrogen refueling station in Wendlingen.
Frank Deiß, Head of Production Powertrain Mercedes-Benz Cars and site manager Mercedes-Benz Untertürkheim, handed over the vehicle today at the hydrogen filling station in Wendlingen.
The Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL (Combined hydrogen consumption : 0.34 kg / 100 km, CO 2 emissions combined: 0 g / km, combined power consumption: 13.7 kWh / 100 km) 1 has unique fuel cell technology, as well as a battery drive system, which is externally charged via plug-in technology.
First presented at the IAA 2017, the GLC F-CELL has since the end of 2018 been delivered to selected customers in the German market. After Minister of Transport Hermann and Prime Minister Kretschmann the Stuttgart government president now also belongs to this list of customers.
The state initiative Electromobility is a building block in the country’s package of measures for air pollution control and sustainable mobility. Vehicles with alternative propulsion systems are increasingly important – even in the state administration.
Stuttgart Government President Wolfgang Reimer said, “The car is a central component of our mobility. However, it needs a sustainable and climate-friendly technology. The state authorities want to show with the use of low-emission vehicles: We not only talk about low-emission mobility, we make a contribution to it, ”
“I am very pleased to hand over the President of the Government, Wolfgang Reimer, his GLC F-CELL with a fuel cell made in the Neckar valley,” said Frank Deiss, Head of Production Powertrain Mercedes-Benz Cars and site manager of the Mercedes-Benz plant in Untertürkheim, at the official handover of the GLC F-CELL. “The mobility of the future will be diverse. We see great potential in fuel cell technology, especially in the long haul or commercial vehicle sector. With the shift towards sustainable mobility, our production facilities are also changing. The Untertürkheim plant, which also produces the fuel cell, will be further developed into a high-tech location for e-mobility components. With his GLC F-CELL, Mr. Reimer sends a positive signal towards sustainable mobility. “