BMW begins European street checks of hydrogen gas cell automobiles
A BMW i Hydrogen Subsequent car photographed in Munich, Germany, on March 12, 2021.
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The BMW Group has began to check autos that use a hydrogen gas cell drivetrain, with the German automotive big placing the know-how by means of its paces “in on a regular basis situations on European roads.”
In an announcement Wednesday, the agency defined prototypes of the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT could be examined on a variety of metrics together with reliability, security and effectivity.
It described hydrogen gas cell tech as having the “long run potential to complement inner combustion engines, plug-in hybrid programs and battery-electric autos.”
The know-how may, BMW went on so as to add, “change into a horny various to battery-electric drive trains – particularly for purchasers who do not need their very own entry to electrical charging infrastructure or who ceaselessly drive lengthy distances.” It is hoped the checks will result in the manufacturing of a small-series mannequin in…