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Honda and GM to jointly develop new fuel cell technology

Reports have surfaced that Honda and General Motors have agreed to work together to develop new battery technologies for future hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles.

Honda FCX solar hydrogen fuel station

The companies have been in partnership since July 2013 to build parts for fuel-cell-only vehicles, but that relationship is expected to encompass complete battery-powered technologies with the hope of releasing a mass-market vehicle by 2020.

Honda and GM’s goal is to make fuel-cell vehicles more affordable for the average Joe and as a genuine alternative to gasoline cars. The two will work together on creating a fuel-cell system that creates electricity in the core using hydrogen in the fuel cell and oxygen in the air.

Recently Honda showed off the potential for electric-only vehicles with the unveiling of its FCEV concept at the LA Auto Show last year.

Sean specialises in news and road testing. He's a passionate journalist and currently works for a Sydney metro newspaper. Sean is also a car fanatic at heart and dreads the day Aussie car manufacturing comes to an end.