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© Volvo CE
volvo-starts-testing-on-worlds-first-hydrogen-powered-articulated-hauler
© Volvo CE

Volvo starts testing on ‘world’s first’ hydrogen-powered articulated hauler

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) today (June 13) announced it has started testing, what it calls, the world’s first hydrogen-powered articulated hauler prototype, in a step towards decarbonising construction machinery.

Powered by a hydrogen-fuel cell, the emission free, Volvo HX04 carries 12kg of hydrogen, with an operation time of approximately four hours, Volvo CE has said.

The development and building of the six-wheeled prototype has primarily been carried out at Volvo CE’s facility in Braås, Sweden, with hopes that insights from the concept will contribute to future commercial production.

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