Wednesday, October 2, 2013

World's Toughest Hybrid Vehicle

GM teams up with Army to build world's toughest hybrid
The two will pool resources to develop hydrogen fuel cell technology for Military

September 30, 2013 - North America’s largest automaker announced Monday it has inked a new collaborative R&D agreement with Warren, Mich.-based TARDEC (the Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center) to test and develop hydrogen fuel cell technology for military and civilian use. The idea is that the two entities can pool resources and work more efficiently than each would by working independently.

The U.S. Army is pushing to develop more efficient ground systems amid an era of reduced defense spending while GM needs to make advancements to keep up with competitors – especially Toyota Motor Corp. (TYO:7203), which has made hydrogen fuel cell cars a priority – in developing clean vehicles. read more>>>

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