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GENERAL MOTORS TO ROLL OUT BILLION-DOLLAR TEST OF FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGY

COMPANY TIRES OF WAITING FOR THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION TO MAKE GOOD ON ITS 2003 PROMISE TO MAKE FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGY THE REPLACEMENT FOR THE GASOLINE ENGINE

altfuelcars.jpg In 2003, President George W. Bush called for a billion-dollar initiative. These clean battery-like devices produce electricity by combining hydrogen and oxygen and giving off only water.

But four years down the road, not many besides California’s Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger have been behind the wheel of a fuel-cell car, and a big reason for this is the paucity of hydrogen fuel filling stations.

“The infrastructure is not evolving fast enough,” said Britta Gross, General Motors manager of hydrogen infrastructure and strategic commercialization.

Not waiting for the so-called “hydrogen highway” to be built, GM has launched its own Project Driveway, in which 110 Chevy Equinoxes equipped with hydrogen fuel cells will be lent—at no charge—to ordinary customers for 3-month test periods.

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Source: Live Science

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One Response to “GENERAL MOTORS TO ROLL OUT BILLION-DOLLAR TEST OF FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGY”

  1. Automotive Blog » GENERAL MOTORS TO ROLL OUT BILLION-DOLLAR TEST OF FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGY Says:

    [...] Lascelles Linton wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerpt“The infrastructure is not evolving fast enough,” said Britta Gross, General Motors manager of hydrogen infrastructure and strategic commercialization. Not waiting for the so-called “hydrogen highway” to be built, GM has launched its … [...]

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