National Geographic : 2003 Feb
Introducing the Honda FCX, the first zero-emission fuel-cell car on the road. The Honda FCX isthe first fuel-cell car to be govemment-certified for everyday use. Being first is a good feeling. We should know. Honda has been a pioneer of environmental technology from the beginning. The 1975 Civic CVCC was the first car to How ITWORKS meet the emission standards of the Clean Air FulCl" Act without a catalytic converter. Then came H.doe 11 O.n the natural-gas Civic GX. With its near-zero- j®Air emission engine, the EPA has called it the (byr pduct Simply put,hydrogen fuelgoesin.Electricity iscreated. cleanest engine on Earth. In 1999, America Watervaporgoesout. Nomore gasoline. Nomore emissions. welcomed the Insight, the first hybrid gas-electric car from Honda. And just this year, the Civic became the first mass-market vehicle to provide a hybrid powertrain option in the United States. See what we mean? It's a little like tradition. Now, with the stamp of approval from the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board, Honda is delivering a family of new FCX fuel-cell vehicles to its first customer, the City of Los Angeles. Step by step, Honda's long-standing dream of a zero-emission future may just become a reality For more information on the new FCX, visit us at honda.com. The p o The power of dreams: ©2002 AmericanHondaMotor Co., Inc.