BMW launches street tests of the i-Hydrogen Next
The BMW Group has started everyday testing of the i-Hydrogen Next prototype. The vehicle is powered purely by electricity and uses hydrogen as an energy carrier. The company now wants to gain practical experience in a wide-ranging field trial.
BMW is preparing for small-scale FCEV production
At BMW, preparations are underway for the small series of the BMW i Hydrogen Next based on the current X5, announced last year for 2022. While the fuel cells themselves come from partner Toyota, some core components are to be manufactured in Bavaria.
BMW provides data on i Hydrogen Next
BMW has now revealed the first technical details of the drive system in the i Hydrogen Next concept that the manufacturer presented at the IAA 2019 on the basis of an X5. The manufacturer provides some data on both the fuel cell and the car’s electric drive.
BMW is branching out at the IAA
The new BMW boss Oliver Zipse briefly outlined his new drive strategy at the IAA. He avoided making a commitment to battery-electric cars such as VW did and stressed various options. With the ‘i Hydrogen Next’, BMW is also presenting a fuel cell car.