German automaker BMW in this matter will work closely with one of the Japanese automakers.
The BMW Group continues to actively work to create a car that runs on hydrogen fuel cells. As told the publication «Autocar» Head of Sales and Marketing Ian Robertson, soon will begin test test new items. It is noted that the car will be released in a limited edition. But the timing of its debut has not yet announced.
The company notes that the release of hydrogen car will be part of the program of cooperation with Toyota. The car will receive components from Toyota Mirai. Recall that in early August it became known that the electric car BMW i3 will receive a version that runs on hydrogen fuel cells. The new modification of the car may appear in 2016.
Recall that recently in Japan began selling electric Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell. The cost of new items is 7,230,000 yen (60,700 dollars), the government compensates for approximately one third of this amount – in the form of a subsidy of 17 thousand dollars to each buyer of the car. In addition, holders available around the clock free roadside assistance, as well as an eight-year warranty on the motor and fuel cells. The only product of the power plant Mirai is water – no harmful substances are released into the atmosphere.