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JCB to Reveal New Hydrogen Combustion Engine

by | Jan 24, 2023

JCB, headquartered in the UK, has announced their debut of the zero-carbon emissions hydrogen-fuelled engine at Conexpo 2023 in Las Vegas.

This endeavour was made possible through the 100 engineers and a £100m investment at the Derbyshire factory over the course of a year.

Already incorporated into a prototype backhoe loader and a telescopic handler, JCB boasts of being the first construction equipment manufacturer to produce a fully operational hydrogen-fueled engine. Along with the engine, a mobile hydrogen refuelling unit has been designed for easy transport and access to job sites.

JCB chairman Lord Bamford shows off the engine (Courtesy of JCB)

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