Is the 'car of the future' in our future?

 September 20, 2006

Is the 'car of the future' in our future?

Future Car

(September 2006) Fortune Magazine reports. "In the future, that might be the most common advice from your friendly neighborhood gas jockey. Except he would be pumping hydrogen, not gas. And while your future car would look much the same as what's parked in your driveway right now, it will drive without disgorging many of today's problems--smog, pollution, dependence on nasty foreigners."

"The secret is under the hood, where there is no engine in sight, no carburetor, no cylinder block, no oil pump--just a black box housing thin membranes and an electric motor. And guess what? The future is almost ready to hit the road." For the rest of the article log on to: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/2006/10/02/8387510/index.htm?cnn=yes