In the following video, Fool consumer-goods/industrials analyst Blake Bos discusses how the current natural gas boom has spurred interest in hydrogen-fueled cars.
The expansion of natural gas infrastructure resulting from increased gas production would make it easier in the future to support hydrogen-powered vehicles, Blake says.
There are environmental concerns regarding the production of hydrogen from natural gas. However, Blake shares research that points out a potential long-term issue with the current battery technology that Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) and other manufacturers use. Blake also identifies international companies that are embracing hydrogen technology, including Honda (NYSE:HMC) and Toyota (NYSE:TM).
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