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GM Plans to Expand Its Business in Hydrogen Fuel Cells Beyond Electric Vehicles

General Motors’ plans for hydrogen fuel cells, a long-promised technology, are beginning to take shape as the company pours $35 billion into electric and autonomous vehicles through 2025.

GM began working on fuel cells more than 50 years with little to no commercial success. But it aims to change that in coming years with its Hydrotec fuel-cell system, which could be a dark horse business to grow GM’s operations outside of automotive.

GM sees tremendous opportunities for fuel cells in the military, commercial vehicles and other forms of transportation, such as rail and maritime. GM is exploring those areas and more as a complementary solution to its emerging battery-electric vehicle business, known as Ultium.

Read the source article at cnbc.com

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