BMW confident in a hydrogen fuel cell future as others jump ship

Though numerous automakers have begun to distance themselves from passenger fuel cell vehicles, BMW is aiming to launch series production this decade. By Jack Hunsley

For decades it has felt as though a hydrogen energy future was just around the corner. If the likes of BMW are to be believed, that prediction is about to finally come to fruition.

Special report: Will hydrogen fuel cell vehicles ever go mainstream?

BMW’s work in hydrogen mobility dates back almost 40 years to the BMW 520h. In the years since, it has also chased and broken speed records for hydrogen vehicles, most notably with the V12 hydrogen combustion engine-powered BMW H2R….