07/15/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Shell Opens Hydrogen Station In Los Angeles

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There's a Shell gas station in West Los Angeles where you can fill up with hydrogen instead of gasoline. Shell began the pilot project hoping to jump-start development of hydrogen fuel-cell automobiles by the big automakers. They're starting to come on board, even though it was only a few months ago that General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz dismissed the technology as impractical and unnecessary.

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