LuTZ facility set to support BMW’s i Hydrogen NEXT development
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LuTZ facility set to support BMW’s i Hydrogen NEXT development

BMW’s Landshut, Germany facility has showcased its hydrogen technology prowess at the ‘hydrogen technology day’ with its components expected to support the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT.

The lightweight construction and technology centre (LuTZ) in Landshut plays a key part in BMW Group’s hydrogen development with the facility set to produce essential components for the hydrogen-electric drive train that will be installed in the BMW i Hydrogen NEXT from 2022.

The production location in Lower Bavaria will manufacture highly innovative components for the small series: the so-called stack housing made of light metal.

This holds the fuel cells, and the media end plate made of plastic and light metal castings, creating an air and watertight seal around the stack housing.

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