Honda started leasing the FCX Clarity Hydrogen Fuel cell EV in 2008 exclusively to people from Southern California, and Jon Spallino was one of the first. He tells the Wall Street Journal that the 370km driving range is what satisfies him the most of his long distance driving needs.

Though the real issue with the car is really the lack of hydrogen pumps around. Check out Fifth Gear's VBH goes for a spin in an FCX.