Larry Burns — American Businessman

Lawrence D. "Larry" Burns is the former corporate vice president of Research and Development for General Motors. Burns oversaw GM's advanced technology, innovation programs, and corporate strategy. He was a member of GM’s Automotive Strategy Board and Automotive Product Board. Within GM, he personally championed vehicle electrification, “connected” vehicles, fuel cells, bio-fuels, advanced batteries, autonomous driving, and a series of innovative concept vehicles. He has been a leading advocate for design and technology innovation focused on the total customer experience and the application of operations research.. He is a co-author of Reinventing the Automobile: Personal Urban Mobility for the 21st Century... (wikipedia)

Fuel cells create a better automobile that's 50 percent more energy-efficient overall and sustainable from energy and safety perspectives.
I don't believe that a hydrogen economy depends on a carbon economy at all.