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New D4/ D6 packages

Volvo Penta has unveiled its next-generation D4 and D6 propulsion packages for 2019. The list of upgrades to the D4/D6 is long and includes a new engine management system, new fuel injection system, new turbocharger, and a new supercharger. While all this is impressive, it is the Aquamatic sterndrive package that’s seen the most improvement, featuring the brand new drive: DPI

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Electric Fire Truck

Volvo Penta has announced its first industrial OEM partnership in the area of electromobility with leading fire service vehicle manufacturer and longstanding customer Rosenbauer. Volvo Penta will develop the electric driveline in Rosenbauer’s first electric fire truck.

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Volvo Electric bus

Volvo Buses is one of the world’s leading bus manufacturers, with a strong focus on vehicles and systems for long-term sustainable public transport. The buses will run on renewable energy so they will be entirely emission-free. Energy consumption for Volvo’s electric buses is about 80 per cent lower than for corresponding diesel buses.

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Volvo Electric Ferry

Gothenburg's existing electric bus service will be expanded to include a fully electric ferry, powered by Volvo Penta. This ambitious plan is part of the pioneering ElectriCity project – a collaboration between industry, academia and local government.

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