NEW YORK -- Although General Motors Corp. will have a drivable model of its revolutionary AUTOnomy fuel cell vehicle (FCV) by the end of the year, it won't be a real prototype. The final prototype won't be coming until 2007, says Mohsen Shabana, the project's chief engineer who heads a virtual organization of 15 experts from GM's chassis center and fuel cell groups. "I can see that (number) easily doubling to 30-40 people to integrate the technology for AUTOnomy," he says. AUTOnomy, ...

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