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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF                By Journalists Edward Kane & Marya nne Kane BMW'S FORAY INTO HYDROGEN VEHICLES                                                        Source:  BMW BMW is field testing the iX5 pilot fleet of hydrogen-powered cars around the world.  Here's what we know: While it advised caution about the availability of hydrogen powered vehicles in 2020, BMW has moved forward to roll-out a hydrogen powered fleet It's being field-tested in the US, China, Middle East, Korea and Japan BMW says its tests went perfectly in heat in excess of 100-degree F Here are some specs:   2, 700-bar  carbon fiber tanks each at 10,150 psi   Each tank can hold 13.2 pounds of hydrogen fuel   Power - 170 hp   Accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in under 6 seconds   Range of 300 + miles   Re-fuels in 3 to 4 minutes BMW seems seriously interested in hydrogen. AMAZON'S EXTREMELY EFFICIENT ROBOTS