2020 Hyundai Nexo review: This hydrogen fuel-cell SUV deserves your attention

The Nexo is the best-looking hydrogen-powered car out there.


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We’ve been hearing for decades that hydrogen fuel-cell cars would be the future, but it’s never really happened. Sure, there have been some limited-run production cars like the Honda FCX, as well as lots of concepts and prototypes. But right now, and only if you live in California, there are just three hydrogen-powered cars you can buy: the Honda ClarityToyota Mirai and Hyundai Nexo. After spending a week with a Nexo I can safely say that it’s the best of the bunch. And if you can make hydrogen life work for you, it’s a fantastic all-around crossover to boot. 

Like

  • Fantastic interior styling
  • Extremely quiet and composed ride
  • Long driving range
  • Tons of tech onboard

Don’t Like

  • Slow acceleration and no AWD
  • Filling up can be a pain
  • Only available in California

First, a quick primer of how the Nexo actually works. The hydrogen fuel is stored in a tank under the floor of the car. That hydrogen gets sent to the fuel-cell stack, where it’s combined with oxygen from the air intakes in an electrochemical reaction, creating electricity and water. A single motor on

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Stimulus check qualifications can still change with a second payment. What we know

A change to qualifications could bring families more money.


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A second stimulus check has been whispered (and then shouted) about for months. For the most part, ideas about who should get what have stayed close to the CARES Act rules passed in March. But there have been enough important variations since then to signal that the rules regarding a second stimulus check — if it’s included in the next COVID-19 relief package, which isn’t guaranteed — could change the requirements in minor or major ways. 

While it’s true that not everyone will qualify for more stimulus money, over half the US population could expect at least some funds. The IRS formula to determine how much you get is based on factors like your yearly incomeage, the number and age of household dependents, your child support situation and tax status. Nonfilers like older adults and people who receive SSDI and SSI may also be eligible. 

And while the maximum amount each adult could get might still be capped at $1,200 per person, as a family group, even a minor change could bring millions of people more money than the first round.

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