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jimbeaux53

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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 4:32:15 AM

Talk of hydrogen-powered fuel cell cars has been going on for decades without any increase in the number of cars being produced, but several recent announcements indicate alternative fuel technology is in America's future.

This past week, Toyota Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada said the automaker is moving forward with its commitment to produce a fuel cell electric sedan for sale in the United States in 2015. He made the comment to reporters after a speech at the Economic Club of Washington D.C., according to the industry publication Automotive News.


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TruthMatters
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 8:49:38 AM

Like I said...can't wait!
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 7:20:55 AM

Alrighty then
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Bussman
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 1:54:31 AM

Great!!!
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el_fr
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 12:11:38 AM

Still waiting
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Night Owl
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:16:30 PM

Let's hope we finally see something in showrooms soon.
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schatzila
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 2:07:53 PM

I'm for it, always thinking towards the future.
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PathfinderSC
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 1:56:27 PM

Never happen on a wide scale. The Government could not keep track of it.
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NilesBishop
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 1:17:13 PM

Will be interesting to see what the cost per mile is on these vehicles.
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ss70
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 12:15:19 PM

3ok Mid size sedan with fuel cell would be a super hit as of now.
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YumaFellow
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 10:32:56 AM

This has been talked about for so long that one wonders when it will actually be in production.
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molebaby96
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 10:23:49 AM

Hope I see them soon.
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Skunk63
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 10:01:31 AM

Don't bet on it. Not in this decade.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 9:32:11 AM

Good. Bring Em on..
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 9:27:36 AM

I like it
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 8:48:07 AM

Good.

Another "energy independence" option...
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 8:35:24 AM

Good news.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 8:29:55 AM

I love bad news for OPEC.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 8:26:50 AM

Good!
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 8:04:17 AM

Not in my lifetime.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 7:59:27 AM

get on with this!
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 7:58:26 AM

The way to go.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 7:55:51 AM

Not close enough yet.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 7:32:06 AM

Excellent
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 7:31:42 AM

Great article.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 7:27:06 AM

I am interested - both in hydrogen and in natural gas. The issue is refueling, and that takes commitment to building infrastructure. Natural Gas has the edge, because much of the infrastructure is already in place.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 7:22:10 AM

Not interested.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 7:21:23 AM

Impressive; get them rolling quickly as possible.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 7:10:48 AM

Okay....
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 6:59:19 AM

I never thought hydrogen fuel cell vehicles would come to fruition in my lifetime. This is just completely awesome!
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 6:51:56 AM

Fuel cell powered flying cars. When will the transporter be ready?
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 6:26:17 AM

Okay.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 5:58:19 AM

good for buffet and soro's i guess
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 5:55:33 AM

Good to know. Very informative.
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 4:39:37 AM

Good
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