by Michael dEstries
Categories: Transport.

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The next time Leo is in Japan for a film premiere, expect him to look this company up. Apparently, Nissan has supplied Kanagawa Toshi Kotsu, a Japanese limo company, with a fuel cell-powered SUV to to be used as part of their chauffeur-driven fleet. According to Nissan, such a vehicle achieves the same level of output as the gasoline-powered X-Trail, but with clean air technology.

While it’s not as glamorous as a real limo, such style doesn’t appear to be bothering eco-friendly stars that regularly hit the red carpet in a Toyota Prius.  Even if fuel cell technology is currently impractical for mass consumption, it’s definitely a step up on the green ladder for those in Hollywood looking to make an impression. Let’s hope these vehicles hit the states soon…

via Business Week

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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