BMW plots hydrogen car for 2020

June 2015
Autocar;6/17/2015, Vol. 284 Issue 6155, p10
The article discusses the development of first fuel cell electric vehicle by Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) AG in collaboration with Japanese automobile company Toyota Motor Corp. It mentions that the BMW is testing its fuel cell technology using modified 5 Series GT models. It also mentions that initial sales will focus on China and the U.S where the uptake of powertrain technology is encouraged and subsidized by governing authorities.


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