Car makers prioritise fuel cell power

February 2002
Engineer (00137758);02/08/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7588, p9
Reports that developing fuel cell power will be one of the most important areas of technological change facing the automotive industry, according to a survey. Important activator for innovation; Factors affecting technological innovations; List of key technologies according to car executives.


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