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Earlier this month Honda's FCX, the only fuel cell vehicle certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and U.S. EPA for every day commercial use, joined the White House's ceremony on the Freedom Fuel Initiative today in Washington D.C. American Honda executive vice president Tom Elliott and vice president of Honda R&D Americas, Ben Knight are expected to brief President Bush and Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham on Honda's hydrogen-powered FCX.Honda plans to lease about 30 fuel cell cars in California and Japan during the next two to three years. The company currently has no plans, however, for mass-market sales of fuel cell vehicles or sales to individuals. Honda undertook fuel cell research in 1989 and has been road testing vehicles in the United States since 1999. Honda has also been a member of the California Fuel Cell Partnership based in Sacramento, California, since 1999.