We hadn't heard much about BMW's Hydrogen 7 for a while. Some people thought this signaled the end of the Bavarian marque's interest in hydrogen technology. The rumor was so widespread that the Germany newspaper Handlesblatt even recently reported that BMW was giving up on developing hydrogen cars altogether. In response, the company quickly denied the report. In fact, in the press release found at Germany's Clean Energy Partnership ( PDF in German), BMW states that work on vehicles that burn hydrogen in an ICE, as is done in the Hydrogen 7, has now run its course, although the existing models will be still serviced. BMW says that it is now focusing its hydrogen efforts on fuel cells and on improving the hydrogen storage devices, such as cryogenic reservoirs.
[Source: Clean Energy Partnership]