Automakers putting fuel cell test cars on road


By Michael Ellis DETROIT, April 27 (Reuters) - Major automakers plan to put dozens of fuel cell cars on U.S. roads within a year as they test futuristic hydrogen-powered vehicles, which got a boost on Tuesday from the promise of $575 million in U.S. government and private funding. DaimlerChrysler AG said it is planning to put up to 37 fuel cell cars in U.S. fleets as soon as this summer, while Ford Motor Co. plans to build up to 30 fuel cell cars late this year. The Department of ...

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