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Our Dyno Test Erases Worries About Your On-Highway Engine’s Performance

If a car’s engine fails to put out the manufacturer cited horsepower, that’s likely to get a shoulder shrug from the owner. A commercial truck, however, needs to hit those performance standards, otherwise the owner loses money. The dyno testing center at our On-Highway shop in Kent, Washington, assures truck owners that […]

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Volvo Penta Unveils Hybrid Marine Propulsion System

The revolutionary Inboard Performance System (IPS) Volvo Penta introduced in 2005 made shockwaves in the marine industry by facing the twin counter-rotating propellers forward rather than backwards. The impact of this new design was recently recognized for its inventive design when Volvo Penta was asked to be a presenter at this year’s […]

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MTU Engines Power New Generation of Tugs for Foss Maritime

Among the list of performance standards Foss Maritime wanted from a new series of 90-short ton bollard tugs it was adding to its fleet was a propulsion system capable of meeting strict emission standards. Our marine team was able to deliver on Foss Maritime’s needs by outfitting each of the  four new […]

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Power Gen Team Builds Gensets for Alaska Villages

Two remote villages in Alaska are anxiously awaiting the arrival of several generator sets that are set to be delivered at the end of summer. The systems will be the sole source of power for each of these hamlets. Production of the gensets is underway at our facility in Ridgefield, Washington, giving […]

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Allison Acquisition Propels Company Into Electric Hybrid Market

The parent company of Allison Transmissions recently made some eye-catching industry news when it announced it was jumping into the electric hybrid market with the acquisition of critical technology. Allison has purchased the electric vehicle systems divisions from Vantage Power and AxleTech. The move will allow Allison to leverage and extend current […]

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Volvo Penta System Propels Newest UC San Diego Research Vessel

The Bob and Betty Beyster became the newest research boat to join the fleet at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego. The 42-foot aluminum hulled boat built by Armstrong Marine of Port Angeles, Washington, was carefully designed for its work in Southern California and the Channel […]

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