Maria Recchia-O'Neill is one of the first six lucky consumers General Motors Corp. selected to drive one of 100 Chevrolet Equinox fuel-cell vehicles.
'I'm less concerned about gas prices than I am concerned with the potential for reducing pollutants and emissions,' said Maria Recchia-O'Neill, a science coordinator for the Port Chester, N.Y., school district.
Detroit Free Press
Maria Recchia-O'Neill describes herself as a fortysomething mother of two, concerned about the environment. "But we still need a vehicle that serves your needs as a family."
Ms. Recchia-O'Neill is one of the first six lucky consumers General Motors Corp. selected to drive one of 100 Chevrolet Equinox fuel-cell vehicles.
GM plans to build 100 of the fuel-cell vehicles for the market-test program that will be available to residents in New York, Washington, D.C., and California. Each hydrogen-fueled Equinox will be assigned to about 10 driveways for three months each.
GM will supply Chevrolet Equinox fuel-cell SUVs, insurance and hydrogen fuel to drivers, who will include celebrities, policy makers and mainstream consumers......