HAMBURG, Germany – General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co. and DaimlerChrysler AG are optimistic about the chances of having fuel cell-powered vehicles ready for everyday customers by 2005. At least one of the world’s major auto makers doesn’t share that confidence. Stung by consumer resistance to its high-tech but pricey Lupo 3L TDI, VW doubts customers are ready to pay big for advanced technology. Volkswagen AG, convinced that both diesel and gasoline engines have the potential ...
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