TITLE

GM unleashes first phase of fuel cell plan

AUTHOR(S)
Truett, Richard
PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;8/13/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5943, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on automobile manufacturer General Motors' development of a stationary fuel cell that generates five kilowatts of electricity. Adequacy of the fuel cell to provide power for a house; Search for partners in commercializing the stationary fuel cell; Expected triggering of volume production of fuel cell components; Reliance on chemical reaction between hydrogen and oxygen.
ACCESSION #
5057334

 

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