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Volvo Penta Gensets Power Sweden's Largest Electric-Hybrid Ferry
Mechanical Power Transmission

Volvo Penta Gensets Power Sweden's Largest Electric-Hybrid Ferry

Volvo Penta gensets are powering the largest electric-hybrid ferry in Sweden. The Tellus ferry operates the 1.8km-wide Gullmarsleden waterway between Uddevalla and Lysekil – one of Sweden’s busy maritime routes. We take a look at the motivations, collaborations, and technology behind this installation.  The Tellus ferry was commissioned by the Swedish Transport Administration and built by...

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Leading the Charge: ElectriCity Ferry Prototype Puts Volvo Penta to the Test
Transportation Industry Products

Leading the Charge: ElectriCity Ferry Prototype Puts Volvo Penta to the Test

As part of Gothenburg’s ElectriCity project, Volvo Penta has partnered with ferry operator, Styrsöbolaget, to introduce electric propulsion to an existing ferry. Before this can become a reality, the company has fitted the electric technology into its own test boat and now begins a period of evaluation. This ambitious plan is part of the pioneering ElectriCity project – a collaboration...

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ElectriCity Takes to The Water with Volvo Penta
Material Handling & Storage

ElectriCity Takes to The Water with Volvo Penta

In the next phase of Gothenburg’s drive to connect its residents with a seamless citywide low emission commuting network, a Volvo Penta powered electric ferry service is being introduced into the ElectriCity transport ecosystem. Building on the growing success of Gothenburg’s ElectriCity project, an all-electric ferry service is to be added to the City’s existing electric bus service. The...

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Screen Machine Industries Specifies Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Engine for New Rock Crusher
Mechanical Power Transmission

Screen Machine Industries Specifies Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final Engine for New Rock Crusher

Machine to be Unveiled at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 (CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – March 6, 2017 – Screen Machine Industries has selected Volvo Penta to supply EPA Tier 4 Final engines for its new 4043TR-series rock crushers. The new machine, powered by a Volvo Penta 360 hp TAD1171VE engine, will make its debut at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas March 7-10 – Booth C32313. Volvo Penta’s emission-reduction...

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Southwest Products Selects Volvo Penta to Power Its New QP 100 Mobile Generators
Mechanical Power Transmission

Southwest Products Selects Volvo Penta to Power Its New QP 100 Mobile Generators

(CHESAPEAKE, Va.) – Feb. 23, 2017 – When designing its new QP 100 generator, Southwest Products evaluated a range of different engine options before specifying Volvo Penta Tier 4 Final industrial diesel engines. New for 2017, Southwest Products’ new QP-series 100kVA gensets are being powered by Volvo Penta five-liter TAD571VE engines. The QP 100 generators also feature an integrated battery...

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Volvo Penta Gensets Power Sweden's Largest Electric-Hybrid Ferry
Mechanical Power Transmission

Volvo Penta Gensets Power Sweden's Largest Electric-Hybrid Ferry

Volvo Penta gensets are powering the largest electric-hybrid ferry in Sweden. The Tellus ferry operates the 1.8km-wide Gullmarsleden waterway between Uddevalla and Lysekil – one of Sweden’s busy maritime routes. We take a look at the motivations, collaborations, and technology behind this installation.  The Tellus ferry was commissioned by the Swedish Transport Administration and built by...

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Leading the Charge: ElectriCity Ferry Prototype Puts Volvo Penta to the Test
Transportation Industry Products

Leading the Charge: ElectriCity Ferry Prototype Puts Volvo Penta to the Test

As part of Gothenburg’s ElectriCity project, Volvo Penta has partnered with ferry operator, Styrsöbolaget, to introduce electric propulsion to an existing ferry. Before this can become a reality, the company has fitted the electric technology into its own test boat and now begins a period of evaluation. This ambitious plan is part of the pioneering ElectriCity project – a collaboration...

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ElectriCity Takes to The Water with Volvo Penta
Material Handling & Storage

ElectriCity Takes to The Water with Volvo Penta

In the next phase of Gothenburg’s drive to connect its residents with a seamless citywide low emission commuting network, a Volvo Penta powered electric ferry service is being introduced into the ElectriCity transport ecosystem. Building on the growing success of Gothenburg’s ElectriCity project, an all-electric ferry service is to be added to the City’s existing electric bus service. The...

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Company News

Volvo Penta of The Americas Achieves National Certification as a Great Place to Work

Chesapeake, Va. (Jan. 30, 2019) Volvo Penta of the Americas has been recognized as a Great Place to Work by a national institute that promotes and measures workplace excellence. The Great Place to Work Institute certification recognizes companies that achieve high scores in employee satisfaction based on surveys of workers. The survey revealed that 91 percent of employees at Volvo Penta of the...

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Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Group

Changes to Volvo Penta Executive Group Volvo Penta welcomes Peter Granqvist as a new member of the Volvo Penta Executive Group.  Peter Granqvist will take up the position of Senior Vice President for Product Development, Planning and Purchasing, replacing Johan Inden (formerly Carlsson). Granqvist is joining Volvo Penta from DENSO Corporation where he currently is the President and Managing...

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