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Old 11-19-2013, 10:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Businessweek on diesels and plug-ins

I thought the news that fuel cells are finding some i creasing favor and that plug-ins are not was interesting, though maybe overstated:
Diesel, Fuel Cells Get Spotlight as Plug-Ins Lose Favor - Businessweek

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Old 11-19-2013, 11:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I used to believe fuel-cells would achieve commercial viability by 2015, but it was about 10 years ago. They're nice in theory, but Hydrogen is not so practical...

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