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Automatic Start/Stop helps diesel engines conserve fuel.

Automatic start/stop option for Volvo Penta industrial diesel engines can achieve fuel savings ofÂ- 5% or more by switching engine off when idling and consequently helps reduce emissions and noise. When machine's engine idles, this option turns engine off after pre-set time (usually 5–10 sec). Engine starts immediately when driver activates any of machine's controls, and work can...

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Volvo Penta Engines Power Sandvik's Underground Trucks and Loaders

Engines Meet Tier 4i/Stage IIIB Emission Standards and Reduce Fuel and Ventilation Costs CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Sandvik Mining has selected Volvo Penta engines for its underground trucks and loaders for the global mining industry. We started installing Volvo Penta TAD1251VE engines in our TH430 underground trucks about three years ago," said Dale Rakochy, product line support manager for Sandvik...

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Up to 90 Percent Less NOx in New Inland Waterway Tanker
Agricultural & Farming Products

Up to 90 Percent Less NOx in New Inland Waterway Tanker

This summer the MTS Duandra was launched in Benelux as the world's first semi-hybrid inland waterway tanker built by Shipyard Trico B.V. This ship uses Volvo Penta diesel engines for both propulsion and generator set that helps to reduce emissions significantly. The two standard Volvo Penta D16 MG Gensets on MTS Duandra generate power for on-board electricity, thruster, cargo pumps and two...

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Material Handling & Storage

Volvo Trucks Introduces New FH Series

A truck that will carry us far into the future." That is how Claes Nilsson, President of Volvo Trucks, summarises the new versions of the Volvo FH and Volvo FH16 that will be released shortly. On Wednesday September 5, Volvo Trucks will launch new versions of the best-selling Volvo FH and the prestigious Volvo FH16 (see the film on www.youtube.com/VolvoTrucks). "For almost two decades, the Volvo...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

New I-See Cuts Haulage Firms' Fuel Bills

The truck industry is searching high and low for solutions that cut fuel consumption. One method is to use the vehicle's kinetic energy to propel the truck. Now Volvo Group under the brand Volvo has developed I-See, which operates like an autopilot and takes over gearchanging and utilises gradients to save fuel. Kinetic energy is the mechanical work needed to reduce an object's speed to zero....

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Volvo Penta Helps Coast Guard Save Fuel
Agricultural & Farming Products

Volvo Penta Helps Coast Guard Save Fuel

The first in a series of five very advanced Coast Guard vessels has reached its final port destination in Falkenberg at the West coast of Sweden. With the help of Volvo Penta's innovative propulsion system the ships are to reduce fuel consumption by approximately 30% compared to traditional installations. After successful test runs at the Baltic Sea with the Baltic Workboat in Estonia and...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Volvo Group to Supply Engines to Airport Fire-fighting Vehicles

Volvo Penta is to supply engines for a number of airport fire-fighting vehicles from the company Rosenbauer. This entails a strengthening of the Volvo Group's cooperation with Rosenbauer, which already builds conventional fire trucks using chassis from Volvo Trucks. The new agreement applies to the delivery of more than 100 16-liter diesel engines per year. They will be fitted into such specially...

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Volvo Penta IPS Power in Russian Pilot Boats

Volvo Penta IPS Power in Russian Pilot Boats

Russian state owned company Rosmorport has ordered six pilot boats powered by Volvo PentaÂ--s high-efficient drive system, Inboard Performace System (IPS). With the IPS system, the 14 meter pilot boats will increase performance and reduce fuel consumption. When Volvo Penta launched its Inboard Performance System six years ago it was a revolution for the marine industry. With forward facing...

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Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment

Volvo Penta IPS Tour in the Baltic

Volvo Penta takes one of its test boats around the Baltic to show dealers, customers, press and other interested the benefits of the IPS high performance pod system. One of the stopovers is at IMDS, the International Marine Defense Show in St Petersburg. The PTA80 chosen for this trip is one of Volvo Penta's regular test boats, used at the Krossholmen test center outside Gothenburg. PTA80 is 22...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Heavy-Duty Marine Diesel Engine complies with Tier 3 emissions.

Available with outputs from 400-600 hp, D13 MH in-line 6, 13 L diesel engine is offered with EVC or MCC approved onboard electronic control alternatives. Max torque is reached at 800-900 rpm, which facilitates maneuvering and aids towing at low speeds, using power take-off, and performing crash stop. Mid-position, twin-entry turbo with waste gate, offering pulse charging with high charge air...

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