TOKYO – Honda Motor Co. Ltd. inches closer to commercializing a fuel cell vehicle next year with public-road tests that began in Japan in March. Still, management cautions that widespread market acceptance of fuel-cell vehicles is many years away. "Unless there is a major technological breakthrough, fuel cell vehicles won't be ready for large-scale marketing until 2015 at the earliest, and probably not until 2020," says Honda fuel cell project leader Yozo Kami. He adds an additional ...

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