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Video: Design students create a fuel cell-powered BMW bike

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on Feb 24th, 2010 at 12:59PM

Like many other automakers, BMW has expended plenty of research effort on hydrogen as a transportation fuel. Unlike everyone else, BMW has focused on liquid hydrogen with internal combustion engines. A group of design students at ISD of Valenciennes, France felt no such constraints in their latest project. They have created a BMW-badged motorcycle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell with a lithium polymer battery for electrical energy storage. Hydrogen is stored in a 20-liter cryogenic tank. The fuel cell is mounted where the engine would normally sit and the suspension consists of single... Read More

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