Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has placed a fourth-generation Chevrolet Equinox Fuel Cell Car into its vehicle fleet for real-world testing.

“EPA is turning the key on an engine of change, by turning fleet emissions from CO2 to H2O,” said Stephen L. Johnson, EPA Administrator. “EPA supports new technologies such as hydrogen fuel cells that are good for our environment and good for our economy.”

The EPA has a six-month lease on the vehicle, made possible with a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Energy. The agencies hope to demonstrate the viability of fuel cell vehicles and encourage a shift toward alternative fuels.

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