Volvo Penta-powered electric terminal tractor to star at TOC Europe
Volvo Penta is taking yet another step in its journey towards offering electrified power solutions by 2021 by presenting an emission-free terminal tractor featuring a Volvo Penta electric driveline at TOC Europe 2019, the leading tradeshow for port and terminal technology and operations.
Volvo Penta’s Inboard Performance System (IPS): a design gamechanger
Volvo Penta’s Inboard Performance System (IPS) stunned the boating world when it was first unveiled in 2005 – and it is still the benchmark for excellence in the industry. The company (literally) turned propulsion around and now this daring design is now on display in New York as part of an [...]
D8 engine given heavy-duty 1-2 rating
Volvo Penta’s new D8 MH and MG is presented at the 2019 Norshipping show in Oslo. This all-new heavy-duty engine has significantly lower noise and vibration levels and is lighter without comprising power, reliability and durability.
Volvo Penta launches IMO Tier III concept for D8 engines
Designed for heavy duty propulsion and genset applications, Volvo Penta has revealed a D8 engine and after treatment system that meets the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Tier III at the Nor-Shipping international exhibition and conference in Norway.
Volvo Penta launches new generation Electronic Vessel Control system
The sophisticated Electronic Vessel Control (EVC) System has been designed with the complete boat in mind. With an all- new electrical architecture, the upgraded EVC system (EVC2) offers new features, such as a single connection point and the possibility to manage EVC functions for the complete [...]
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 [...]