GM Files “Hydralogic” Trademark, Indicates Fuel Cell Vehicle
GM Authority is reporting that General Motors filed a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office last month for the term “Hydralogic.” Officially filed on August 19, 2014, the application carries the serial number 86370531.
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And the best part? The “Hydralogic” application is filed under “fuel cells for land vehicles,” which means we may be getting close to seeing a final product out of The General that is powered by hydrogen. GM has been researching the technology for years and has a test fleet of over 100 hydrogen-powered vehicles. Let’s hope that the “Hydralogic” trademark is the next step in the process.
Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, if done properly, could be an excellent answer to our limited supply of gasoline and our incredibly large carbon footprint. The only byproduct of fuel-cell vehicles is good old H2O, making them incredibly clean—and theoretically cheap, once the infrastructure to support them is built.
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Those who live in California who are interested in hydrogen-powered cars can also check out the Hyundai Tuscon Fuel Cell Vehicle, which is currently only available via a lease.