GM, Honda set up joint fuel-cell manufacturing plant, 2020 production goal

Battery-electric cars are being delivered in volume today, but planned hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles from major automakers are on a more gradual timeframe.

This morning, General Motors and Honda jointly announced that the two companies would establish a joint venture to produce hydrogen fuel-cell systems for future products from each carmaker.

Located within GM’s existing battery plant in Brownstown, Michigan, it will start mass production “around 2020,” the companies said.

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Formally dubbed Fuel Cell System Manufacturing LLC, the new unit is funded equally by the two makers, each of which has contributed to its total cost of $85 million.

Honda and GM first said in July 2013 that they would share their fuel-cell development efforts.

See for the complete article: Green Car Reports 30 januari 2017