Driving towards future mobility with the BMW iX5 Hydrogen

Driving towards future mobility with the BMW iX5 Hydrogen

Muscat, Oman – December 20, 2023Delegates of the recent Green Hydrogen Summit Oman (GHSO) embarked on a journey from Dubai to Sohar, driving a fleet of the BMW iX5 Hydrogen, marking a significant milestone in the pursuit of sustainable mobility. Led by Dr Jurgen Guldner, General Manager of Hydrogen at BMW Group, the drive also highlighted BMW’s commitment to establishing a sustainable hydrogen infrastructure, working hand-in-hand with key regional stakeholders.

BMW iX5 Hydrogen

Over the course of the drive, the BMW iX5 Hydrogen demonstrated their viability and practicality as advanced sustainable mobility solutions. The journey culminated at Sohar Port, with an informative workshop focusing on the role of hydrogen fuel cell technology in future mobility. The session emphasised the crucial role of hydrogen fuel technology in accelerating the transition towards sustainable mobility and its potential for large-scale reductions emissions alongside battery electric vehicles.

In addition to the drive from Dubai to Oman, BMW Group Middle East has been actively collaborating with key stakeholders across the region, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, the UAE, and the Sultanate, to foster sustainable hydrogen infrastructure development. These efforts focus on demonstrating first-hand experiences with the fleet and the exchange of invaluable insights with key stakeholders, as the region looks to expand the overall hydrogen economy.