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Slideshow: GM, Honda Team Up on Fuel Cell Challenges
7/10/2013

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GM's Hy-Wire concept car combined hydrogen fuel cells with drive-by-wire technology.(Source: Wikipedia)
GM's Hy-Wire concept car combined hydrogen fuel cells with drive-by-wire technology.
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shehan
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Re: Will this fuel the market?
shehan   7/10/2013 7:55:02 PM
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@Charles – That's a huge number of fuel cell vehicles. I am sure there is much demand for this in the market out there.

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Charles Murray   7/10/2013 6:53:31 PM
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I don't think we need to worry about anti-trust violations, Al. At least not yet. This reminds me of the U.S. Advanced Battery Consortium, which was formed by GM, Ford and Chrysler in about 1990. It was never a problem, as far as I know.

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Charles Murray   7/10/2013 6:50:31 PM
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Although we're going to see a few a few production vehicles by 2015, we're a long way from big volumes, Rob. By 2020, we're expecteing 3,700 fuel cell vehicles in the U.S., which is about two-hundredths of one percent.

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apresher   7/10/2013 5:39:46 PM
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Interesting development, Chuck.  Any insights on whether this is unusual or if there are synergies here that make sense? I would think there would be a fundamental conflict in working together or at least a worry that you might be helping a main competitor.

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Will this fuel the market?
Rob Spiegel   7/10/2013 12:12:29 PM
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Hey Chuck, is this partnership likely to push fuel cell vehicles closer to high-volume production of consumer acceptance? 

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