Tuesday 12 December 2023

Yamaha Motor Marine introduces a new Hydrogen IC engine Outboard motor at the Miami boat show 14/18 Feb 2024

 Yamaha Motor Marine introduces a new Hydrogen IC Engine Outboard Motor

IWATA, December 7, 2023 - Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo: 7272) is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting a prototype hydrogen-powered outboard motor at the Miami International Boat Show, one of the world’s largest boat shows, scheduled to be held from February 14 to 18, 2024 in Miami, Florida, USA.

It must be no surprise that after Toyota and Yamaha announced in February 2022 the co-development of a V8 - 5.0Ltr that this outboard motor has the same specifications. Obviously, the experiences gained during that project flow into this and future Hydrogen IC engine applications. 

Yamaha has set a companywide environmental goal to achieve carbon neutrality in Scope 3* by 2050 - see some slides below.

Below a video of the "Yamaha Motor Marine Technology Briefing" held on December 7, 2023 for the press.in Japanese with English subtitles./

The presentation consisted of an explanation of "Yamaha Motor Long-Term Vision, Environmental Plan, and Marine Carbon Neutral Response" by Heiji Maruyama, Director, Managing Executive Officer, and "Marine Long-Term Vision and Marine Version CASE Strategy" by Toshiaki Ibata, Senior Executive Officer, Chief General Manager of Marine Business Operations.