As part of a cooperation between the Port of Stockholm and CMB Tech, the Volvo Penta division will adjust a diesel engine so that it can run on hydrogen.
Within the Volvo group, the car division works on the electric, the truck division will develop hydrogen with Daimler, and Volvo Penta develops engines for maritime and industrial applications. The latter will therefore transform its D8 diesel engine so that it can run on hydrogen on board a port tractor. The operation will take place in the port of Stockholm, which has made an agreement with CMB Tech, a company that develops sea and land vehicles that can run on hydrogen or ammonia.
The hydrogen-powered tractor will be delivered in 2023 and it will most probably be followed by others.
Article written by Laurent Meillaud and translated by Logan King