Big hurdles remain, but the industry appears inexorably headed toward the production of fuel cell-powered vehicles early next century. Major issues that still need to be resolved include how to pare down extraordinarily high vehicle costs and build an infrastructure to supply fuel. It's also unclear whether fuel cell cars will appeal to consumers — particularly in the U.S., where gasoline costs remain low and clean air concerns are more regional than national in nature. But the ...
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