General Motors Corp.'s Powertrain Group, which has battled to keep a world class profile while some of the automaker's other operations declined in stature, has set aggressive five year goals for itself that will usher in a new era of vehicle propulsion. It wants to have a fuel cell car ready for market by 2004, about the same time 15%-25% gains in powertrain efficiency will be realized, and hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxide emissions are reduced 80% and 40%, respectively, compared to 1998 ...
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