I sincerely hope this isnt true but Edmunds InsideLine is reporting today that it believes the program is getting some major cuts. Why? BMW is looking to concentrate its engineering resources toward electric and hybrid vehicles. BMWs Hydrogen program has mainly been centered around a highly modified E65 7-Series running on liquid hydrogen fuel.
What is the BMW Hydrogen 7?
BMWs goal in making this car was to produce an alternative fuel vehicle that was not only 100% production ready, but one that still maintained the internal combustion engine. Unlike an electric car, this car still gives you similar power, torque and acceleration characteristics of todays car while running on a fuel supply that has no … CONTINUED
Is BMW possibly testing a hydrogen hybrid 1-series? If so, it’s good to see that despite BMW’s recent introduction of its gasoline hybrid technology (as seen on the 7-series and X6 ActiveHybrids), the company continues to explore future efficient technologies.
BMWNA has announced the official pricing for the 2011 ActiveHybrid 7-series for the U.S. Full options and pricing inside.
The hybrid X6 model will be available beginning Dec. 5, 2009 with a base MSRP of $89,725. Full pricing inside.
The BMW Vision EfficientDynamics hybrid sports car concept was unveiled to the public for the first time at a BMW hosted preview event at the Frankfurt IAA. CEO Dr. Norbert Reithofer took part in the uncovering and had some words to say as well…
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 2009.
A new contenporary art exhibit entitled "THE WORLD IS YOURS", running from Sept 5 – January 10 will have in its rank the BMW H2R. However, this is not the standard H2R we have seen speeding around in its sveltte hydrogen powered and GINA inspired shape. Instead, artist Olafur Eliasson has put his own take onto the cars shape.
Eliassons project transforms an object of advanced industrial design into a work of art that critically and poetically reflects on the relationship between global warming and the automotive industry.
Eliasson removed the cars outer shell and replaced it with a complex, translucent skin made of steel mesh, reflective steel … CONTINUED
BMW continues on their online media blitz for the BMW EfficientDynamics Vision car with part 2 of their series behind the building of the car. And without a doubt these videos are really good as they give us not only better insights into the car itself, but the general building blocks of what goes into building a concept car. Its really a set of videos I’ve enjoyed watching so far.
Here are BMW insider details on ways the Vision EfficientDynamics Concept car will impact the design and technology of future BMW production cars.
Someone spotted the Vision EfficientDynamics Concept at BMW Welt in Munich, Germany. Seems that its being videotaped for something new.
Pics are from Car and Driver