DETROIT — Underlying the glowing publicity about the future for fuel cell-powered electric vehicles is the as-yet unresolved question of fuel and infrastructure. A spokesman for Ballard Power Systems, the largest developer of fuel cell technology, tells WEVTU at the recent North American International Auto Show here that it believes system cost can be equal to conventional gasoline engine powertrains with full emissions controls at equal production volume, but agreement on fuels must come ...

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